Nick Medukha shows how to animate growth using VDBs in Side FX Houdini, plus some other tricks.
This new tutorial from Nick Medukha shows how to create a growth effect in Side FX Houdini using VDB Pyro points. This beginner-friendly Houdini and Redshift tutorial shows how to work with VDB and Pyro Point Growth in Houdini and Vellum to create a coating effect.
The tutorial covers points from volume, Pyro Source Spread, POPnet dynamics based on attributes, and more.
Recently the pyro tools in Houdini had a bit of a refresh. Check out Rohan Dalvi’s dive into what’s new. More Pyro FX nodes moved into SOPs, and new 3D handles offer a better viewport experience. Check out this tutorial from Kate Xagoraris that also covers working with source spread.