An Introduction to Vellum and Vellum Fundamentals in Houdini

Tim van Helsdingen’s new Houdini series dives into working with Vellum and Vellum fundamentals, working with constraints.

A new series unraveling the basics for working with Side FX Houdini from Tim van Helsdingen covers the fundamentals of Houdini Vellum, with a focus on working with the constraint system.

Helsdingen lays the groundwork for creating more complex simulations in later videos.

Howdini 101.

“People have been asking for me to do a Houdini beginner course, and after months of hard work… here it is, and I dub it Howdini101.” The course has a whopping 20 hours of fundamental knowledge.

“This course is different in many ways. Where a lot of intro courses will show you how some basics tools work, we will start learning the underlying logic of Houdini. You will learn how to apply that knowledge to creating a production-quality shot in the same way you would during an actual VFX production.”

No previous Houdini experience is required, making it the ideal course for beginners. Novice 3D artists can even follow it with little general 3D experience. But don’t worry, over the 20 hours; we will slowly ramp up to a more advanced level, making this a much watch even for more experienced 3D artists.

Check out Howdini 101 to learn more.

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