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3 Sessions / 2 hours of work per session
Price
$135
Skill Level
Intermediate
Topics
Creating cloth with vellum. Vellum solvers. Pop force nodes. Pin to target.

HS-221: Art Directing Cloth in Houdini

Art Directing Cloth in Houdini
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Go at your own pace
3 Sessions / 2 hours of work per session
Price
$135
Skill Level
Intermediate
Topics
Creating cloth with vellum. Vellum solvers. Pop force nodes. Pin to target.
Course Description

Class Description:


This course will cover multiple ways you can direct cloth inside Houdini. We’ll be walking through some projects and also setting up some projects from scratch. In doing so, we’ll discover the different nodes so we can achieve the exact effects we’re after.


Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, you should be able to direct cloth using the right node for the effect you want.

Topics Covered:


Session 1

We’ll be tackling several projects where I used the nodes above to achieve the specific results I was after. We’ll look into their settings and what we can do to get the results we want.
  1. Introduction
  2. Overview of course
  3. Pop Wind
  4. Pop Axis Force
  5. Pop Curve Force

Session 2

We’ll be tackling several projects where I used the nodes above to achieve the specific results I was after. We’ll look into their settings and what we can do to get the results we want.
  1. Recap of Day 1
  2. Pop Advect by Volumes
  3. Pin to target

Session 3

We’ll take a look at rendering cloth in Redshift Renderer. We’ll cover lighting, material creation, and the final rendering to output process.
  1. Recap of Day 1 & 2
  2. Creating a scene with lights, camera, and scene
  3. Using gobos to enhance lighting
  4. Material creation
  5. Using patterns
  6. Using bump textures
  7. Using Fresnel
schedule

Open for Enrollment

Session 1: Session 1
We’ll be tackling several projects where I used the nodes above to achieve the specific results I was after. We’ll look into their settings and what we can do to get the results we want.
22 lessons
1. Session 1 - Art Directing in Cloth
2. Introduction
3. Pop Wind - Part 1
4. Pop Wind - Part 2
5. Pop Wind - Part 3
6. Pop Wind - Part 4
7. Pop By Attribute - Part 1
8. Pop By Attribute - Part 2
9. Force Fall off - Part 1
10. Force Fall off - Part 2
11. Pop Axis Force - Part 1
12. Pop Axis Force - Part 2
13. Pop Axis Force - Part 3
14. Pop Axis Force - Part 4
15. Example 1 - Part 1
16. Example 1 - Part 2
17. Example 2 - Part 1
18. Example 2 - Part 2
19. Example 3 - Part 1
20. Example 3 - Part 2
21. Example 3 - Part 3
22. Example 3 - Part 4
Session 2: Session 2
We’ll be tackling several projects where I used the nodes above to achieve the specific results I was after. We’ll look into their settings and what we can do to get the results we want.
36 lessons
1. Introduction
2. Pin To Target - Setup - Part 1
3. Pin To Target - Permanent Type - Part 1
4. Pin To Target - Permanent Type - Part 2
5. Pin To Target - Permanent Type - Part 1 - Question
6. Pin To Target - Stopped Type - Part 1
7. Pin To Target - Stopped Type - Part 2
8. Pin To Target - Stopped Type - Part 2 - Question
9. Pin To Target - Stopped Type - Part 3
10. Pin To Target - Types Conclusion - Question
11. Pin To Target - Pin Stretch Group - Part 1
12. Pin To Target - Pin Stretch Group - Part 2
13. Pin To Target - By Mask - Part 1
14. Pin To Target - By Mask - Part 2
15. Pin To Target - By Mask - Part 3 - Question
16. Pin To Target - By Attribute - Part 1
17. Pin To Target - By Attribute - Part 2
18. Pin To Target - By Attribute - Part 3 - Question - Part 1
19. Pin To Target - By Attribute - Part 3 - Question - Part 2
20. Pin To Target - Project - Introduction
21. Pin To Target - Along Curve Axis - Part 1
22. Pin To Target - Along Curve Axis - Part 2
23. Pin To Target - Along Curve Axis - Part 3
24. Pin To Target - Along Curve Axis - Part 4
25. Pin To Target - Along Curve Axis - Part 5
26. Pin To Target - Along Curve Axis - Part 5 - Question
27. Pop Advect - by Volume
28. Pyro Solver - Old Way - Part 1
29. Pyro Solver - Old Way - Part 2
30. Pyro Solver - New Way - Part 1
31. Pyro Solver - New Way - Part 2
32. Pyro Solver - Shockwave - Part 1
33. Pyro Solver - Flag Exercise - Part 1
34. Pyro Solver - Flag Exercise - Part 2
35. Pyro Solver - RBD Fracture - Part 1
36. Pyro Solver - RBD Fracture - Part 2
Session 3: Session 3
We’ll take a look at rendering cloth in Redshift Renderer. We’ll cover lighting, material creation and the final rendering to output process.
40 lessons
1. Session 2 Recap
2. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 1
3. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 2
4. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 3
5. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 4
6. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 5
7. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 6
8. Multiple Cloth Pieces - Part 7
9. Question 1
10. Question 2
11. Question 3
12. Question 4
13. UV Tip
14. Question 5
15. Question 6
16. Scene 1 Vellum Brush - Part 1
17. Scene 1 Vellum Brush - Part 2
18. Scene 1 Material - Part 1
19. Scene 1 Material - Part 2
20. Scene 1 Material - Part 3
21. Scene 1 Material - Part 4
22. Scene 1 Material - Part 5
23. Question 7
24. Question 8
25. Question 9
26. Question 10
27. Scene 1 Materials - Part 6
28. Scene 1 Materials - Part 7
29. Scene 1 Materials - Part 8
30. Scene 2 Setup - Part 1
31. Scene 2 Materials - Part 2
32. Scene 2 Materials - Part 3
33. Karma - Part 1
34. Karma - Part 2
35. Karma - Part 3
36. Karma - Part 4
37. Karma - Part 5
38. Karma - Part 6
39. Question 11
40. Question 12
Instructors And Guests
What You Need to Take This Course
  1. Computer (Please see SideFx system requirements)
  2. https://www.sidefx.com/Support/system-requirements/
  3. Second Monitor recommended, but not necessary
  4. Houdini (Apprentice License is free).
  5. Use either alternative for rendering: Mantra or Karma.
  6. (Optional) Redshift will be used for the rendering.
  7. Houdini Indie would be required to use Redshift
  8. Not available with Houdini Apprentice
  9. Headphones and Microphone
  10. Webcam (If you do not have a Webcam you can use your Phone!)
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