Free OpenVDB steam smoke pack

Today we share this free OpenVDB smoke looping animation pack resource ready to download, shared by Between Two Pines, creators contents 3D & VFX assets and tutorials for use in your scenes.

This FREE pack includes 5 seamless looping simulations of steam stacks for use in your 3D scenes. You will be able to render them with any of your favorite render engine that supports the OpenVDB standard. Arnold, Octane, Redshift, Renderman, VRay, Cycles, 3Delight, etc.

What’s included:

  • 5 seamless looping simulations
  • Using VDB sequences
  • Preview contact sheet


  • File Type: VDB’s compressed with 7z
  • File Size: 1-2Gb per set
  • Download Free OpenVDB steam smoke pack:

Download Free OpenVDB steam smoke pack

How to use OpenVDB in 3d?

  1. Download OpenVDB and install it.
  2. Create a new 3D scene in your 3D application of choice.
  3. Add a grid node to your scene.
  4. Create a particle system and add it to your scene.
  5. Select the grid node and assign the particle system to it.
  6. Set the resolution of the grid node to the desired size.
  7. Set any additional parameters you may wish to adjust in the grid node.
  8. Render your scene and view the results.
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