How to Create the Dual Mesh in Houdini

Tim CGI shows off his take on the dual mesh inside of Side FX Houdini.

The dual mesh is kind of exactly what it sounds like. It’s an interwoven object consisting of a Delaunay mesh, and it’s counterpart the Voronoi graph. Although there are tools that help to create this effect, inside of Side FX Houdini, there are a couple of approaches for creating this. With one approach is VFX Artist Tim CGI.

Tim shows his method for creating the intricate structure in Houdini, something that was tackled by one of Entagma’s video tutorials a while back. TimCGI has a course that covers how to create abstract effects in Houdini, of which the dual mesh is one. Check out Abstract in Houdini here.