How to Create a Furball Short Hair Sim in Houdini

Ronald Fong shows how to make a rolling furball in Houdini using a short hair sim and Vellum.

Ronald Fong’s Houdini/Houdono series is a dive for new users to Side FX Houdini. This latest installment looks into hair simulations and shows how to create a rolling furball using Houdini’s Vellum solver.

“While the hair system in Houdini not optimally designed for beginners, it’s l it’s 100% logical, comparatively fast, bug-free, and at its core, only requires a few nodes to get short simulation fur.”

About Ronald Fong.

Ronald Fong is an animation director specializing in 3D animation and motion design for digital media marketing, advertising, commercials, and films.