Exploring The Pyro Burst Source SOP in Houdini 19

Kate Xagoraris covers working with the new Pyro Burst Source SOP in Houdini.

Over the last little while, Kate Xagoraris makes her way through some of the more interesting tidbits in the latest release of Side FX Houdini. Her latest is a dive into the Pyro Burst Source SOP.

Kate shows how you can make a poof of dust and shows off some of the Pyro Source blast wave’s attributes and burst source. Houdini 19’s Pyro Burst Source creates points fit for sourcing into simulations to create explosions, muzzle flashes, shockwaves, and detonation rings.

About Kate Xagoraris.

Kate Xagoraris is a visual effects artist at Mr. X. In her spare time, she writes articles on exploring Houdini better and incorporating its tools with science. You can check out her work here.

Some of the links on lesterbanks are "affiliate links", a link with a special tracking code. This means if you click on an affiliate link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission. The price of the item is the same whether it is an affiliate link or not. Regardless, we only recommend products or services we believe will add value to our readers. By using the affiliate links, you are helping support our Website, and we genuinely appreciate your support.