Houdini Ocean Tools Tutorial

Let’s have a look at the suite of tools available in the Houdini Ocean toolkit can be overwhelming. Sean will look at some of the theory behind the Houdini Ocean tools, offer a broad overview, introduce the primary shelf tools individually, and then take a brief look at how and when to use each one of them.

How to use Houdini Ocean Tools?

Houdini Ocean Tools Quickstart Tutorial

00:00 Intro
00:21 Oceans Toolbar Overview
00:40 Small Oceans
03:12 Large Oceans
03:31 Flat Tank
03:41 Ocean Flat Tank
04:04 Guided Ocean Layer
06:01 Ocean Tools ‘In-Depth’

Sean Lewkiw brings over 20 years of Visual Effects production experience as an artist, manager, and supervisor. He has an impressive list of credits on films such as Lord of the Rings, X-Men, The Golden Compass, Cloud Atlas, and Transformers to name a few. Sean brings a strong knowledge of Houdini, having used it since inception in 1999, and has worked closely with SideFX over the years as a consultant and guest speaker, and content creator. He is currently Lead Houdini Instructor at Lost Boys School of VFX in Montreal, and Senior CG Supervisor at Cinesite VFX in Montreal.

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