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Feb 6, 2017
5h 12m
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Have you ever wondered about the practical mathematics behind visual effects? If so, Practical Houdini Math Tips is the perfect course for you. In it, you'll discover the basic math that drives the visual effects creation process in Houdini. First, you'll learn about the power of sines and cosines. Next, you'll explore the concept and usage of vectors. Finally, you'll finish the course by learning about transform matrices, quaternions, dot products, and cross products. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a solid understanding of the math used to produce high end visual effects. Software required: Houdini 15.

About the author
About the author

Beau Garcia is a Senior FX Technical Director at Double Negative, London.

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