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Houdini to Cinema4D

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Hi everyone! 

I know a lot of you use Houdini to create the simulations and then render everything in Cinema4D. 

In this quick tip, I will explain how to export alembic files from Houdini to Cinema4D with multiple objects and then add different colors or materials to them inside C4D with Redshift without having to export multiple alembics.

Hope you enjoy this quick tutorial and it will help you improve your workflow.

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Vellum Flying Cloth

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In this Vellum Cloth tutorial, we are going to explore how to add movement to our cloth, make them fly, and add different colors to each one.

This is a quick one, hope you enjoy it!

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Vellum Hair Part 3

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Hi everyone! 

In this third part of Vellum Hair tutorial, we are going to explore one of the things I most love in Houdini. We are going to use other systems or other dynamic operators like particles and pyro, to create and animate our Vellum Hairs. You will see that you can apply the knowledge that you already have and use it with Vellum. 

Hope you enjoy this new tutorial and have fun with it!

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Vellum Hair Part 2

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Hi everyone! 

In this second part of Vellum Hair tutorials, we are going to explore 2 ways to make these awesome abstract hair or fabric animations. 

First, we are going to start by exploring a simple technic to make this wave effect on the hairs. After that, we are going to understand a little bit more how the hair gen and guides work in order to make them move and behave in an organic way creating this mesmerizing circular animation! 

And don’t forget we are exploring technics to achieve these awesome complex looks in the most simple and light way possible, so if you have a low spec computer, or you are just starting with Houdini, you will be able to follow along and explore these amazing features Houdini can offer! So let’s jump into this second part!

Hope you enjoy this one!

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Vellum Hair Part 1

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Hi everyone! 

I am starting a new series of tutorials exploring Vellum Hairs. We are going to explore how to use simple and easy systems to create complex and mesmerizing animations like the ones you see on fabric advertisements. In the first part, we are going to start with something simple. I want to show you how you can simulate quickly with vellum and then apply that simulation into a dense hair. 

Hope you enjoy this one!

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Colorful Infection

Hi everyone! This tutorial was requested by some of my Patrons.

You asked me to create something similar to this colorful infection by Matt Taylor, also known as emty01:  https://www.instagram.com/p/BxSjOXHnPiP/

 It was really fun to figure this out, I don’t know if the approach that I explore is similar or the same as he did but I really enjoy the colorful result! 

Thanks to Matt Taylor for his amazing work. go check his Instagram and give him a follow if you have not done it already! 

https://www.instagram.com/emty01/

Hope you enjoy this tutorial!

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Millions of Particles (Wedge Trick)

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In this tutorial, I’m going to show you a quick and simple trick to simulate and work with millions of particles with the use of file cache and the wedge node! Even if you have a low spec computer, this trick will improve your workflow speed and be able to have millions of particles. It helped me so much that I use it almost in every project with particles or fluids. 

Hope you enjoy the tutorial and it will help you improve your workflow and get better and fast results! 

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Animation with KineFX (Retargeting and Motion Sequence)

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Hi everyone! 

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you a brief work pipeline to create and animate characters! We are going to create a realistic character with character creator 3, animate the model in Houdini with the new rig system called KineFx available with the new version of Houdini 18.5. With this new node system, we are going to learn how to retarget animations from Mixamo, create a complex animation sequence with multiple clips and then at the end we will import everything to unreal and see our animation in realtime.

Hope you enjoy this one!

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Beam VFX Part 3

Hi everyone! 

Here is the third and final part of our Beam Effect tutorial! In the first part, we covered the beam effect, in the second we explored the cast animation, in this third part we will create the anticipation effect and see how to render it with redshift. As you asked, I am going to record an extra tutorial to explain how to render this with mantra. Hope you enjoy this last tutorial and the previous ones! Now, let’s jump into the final part!

Hope you enjoy!

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Beam VFX Part 2

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Hi everyone! 

Here is the second part of our Beam Skill Effect! In the first part, we covered the beam effect, on this one we will see how to create the cast animation. We will create different layers of effects by just tweaking some parameters and getting different results. This effect is really cool and you will love to explore and play with it because with the same system you can create other skills like for example portals. it is a really cool effect and it is so simple to create and fun to explore! 

Hope you enjoy this one!

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