How to Control Instance Probabilities With Solaris in Houdini

cgSide shows how to gain control over instances and instance probabilities with Solaris in Side FX Houdini.

Using colored trees, a commonly instanced element for set dressing in 3D, cgSide (João) shows how to control probabilities with Houdini Solaris. Random distribution is helpful, but there are times when you need to control which category of instances gets placed where.

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