How to Quickly Create a Flamethrower Effect With Sparse Solvers

Arvid Schneider shows how to create a flamethrower effect in Houdini.

Lighting TD Arvid Schneider shows a quick and easy way that you can create a great-looking flamethrower effect in Houdini that makes use of sparse solver simulations.

The Flamethrower Effect.

Houdini is excellent for this type of effect, with a bunch of tools that can help artists get started quickly. Arvid shows the steps for creating a realistic flamethrower, rendering the result using Arnold for Houdini.

About Arvid Schneider.

Arvid Schneider is a Senior Lighting TD And Look-Dev Artist at Industrial Light and Magic, with more than eight years of commercial and visual effects experience. You can help to support Arvid in creating more tutorials like this one by becoming a Patron.