How to Leverage Vellum for Modeling in Houdini

cgSide uses Vellum to create simple but great-looking assets like crumpled paper and earbuds in Houdini.

Dynamic solvers are also helpful for modeling tasks, and here, CGside shows how to use Vellum in Side FX Houdini to create assets like crumpled paper, discarded product packaging, or even earbuds with a cable.

To see more procedural wizardry and procedural workflow tips and setups in Houdini, visit cgSide’s patreon.

In a somewhat related tutorial, Kate Xagoraris looks into modeling and simulating the motion of a fish in Side FX Houdini, which also relies on some Vellum tips. Visit that tutorial here.