How to Breakup a Houdini Emitter

Daniel Llussà shares techniques you can use to add breakup to Houdini emitters.

FX TD Daniel Llussà shows a few different ways that you can add breakup effects to emitters in Side FX Houdini. When you work with simulation effects, adding breakup is a great way to add randomness and detail. It’s an essential part of creating believable fire and smoke effects.

Daniel covers a few ways he uses breakup to add details to emitters when creating fire effects. Daniel notes that starting with a sound emitter will give you an excellent base from which to work.