How to Copy to Points with Variants in Houdini

Inside the Mind shows how to add variants of models using Copy To Points in Side FX Houdini.

Copy to Points is a staple in Side FX Houdini for many tasks. This tutorial from Inside The Mind shows how to vary up the things you copy, letting you quickly add randomized objects to the points.

With Houdini 19.5, you can use a new method to randomize the copied objects.

A while back, Motion Designer and 3D Artist Armin Lotfi covered copying and copy variants starting with the standard Houdini copy to points and then diving into more intermediate things like how to copy variants.