How to Create a 3D Kaleidoscope Effect in Side FX Houdini

Chetal Gazdar shows how you can create a 3D Kaleidoscope effect similar to the one in Doctor Strange.

We’ve seen many tutorials that look into creating a Kaleidoscope effect in 2D, lots that use After Effects. A new tutorial from Chetal Gazdar shows how you can create a multi-reflection neat-looking animation in Side FX Houdini using 3D objects.

Chetal Gazdar shows how you can create the effect using transform, clip, and copy nodes in Houdini, along with a bit of math that brings it together. “Here, I share a 3D Kaleidoscope effect in Houdini inspired from the movie Doctor Strange.” “This tutorial will help you to understand the procedural method of Houdini, especially for beginners.”

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