A look at creating Clouds and Cloudscapes using Houdini’s interactive tools allowing you to create and iterate to achieve different looks quickly. The Houdini Cloud Rig Tool uses OpenVDB that was introduced to Houdini in version 12.5

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Cloud Rig tool in Houdini

Creating a box and added a cloud rig to it, adds other nodes like a sunlight and skylight node, and fills the box with a volume, creating a more puffy look by adding noise. This comes to us as part of the “Off the Shelf” tutorial series, which looks at using Houdini right out of the box.

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