Houdini Resources

Updated on March 26  2017


Tips and Tricks (list)

copyright  Deborah R. Fowler

Houdini Webinars/Tutorials

Deborah R. Fowler



Houdini Webinars and Videos - Quick Summary and My Notes

Updated on Sept 2  2017


Rapidly appearing - new tutorials:

Thanks to SideFX's Julie Lottering for sharing this fantastic digital library summary

Masterclasses: listed on SideFX
ILLUME Webinars: listed on SideFX


See also the SIGGRAPH Houdini Hive Tutorials - (Aug 2017  H16.0)


Entegma: Vex in Houdini: Space Colonization - (Aug 2017  H16.0)
This is an excellent tutorial on the implementation of Space Colonization as presented in the 2007 paper by Adam Runions/Brendan Lane and Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz
Notes of interest:


Len White has two excellent recent videos (wrangle nodes)  (Aug 2017  H16.0)

Procedural Realistic Tree R&D by Anastasia Opara - (Aug 11, 2017)
Illume Webinar: Pyro FX Tips and Tricks - Jeff Wagner - (July 17, 2017   H16.0)
Entegma: Niklas Rosenstein: Python In Houdini - Visualizing Satellite Data - (July 17, 2017  H16.0)
Create Motion Vectors for Time-Warping Image Squences - (July 5, 2017   H16.0)

VEX Circle Pattern exercise by Anastasia Opara - (Feb 20, 2017) - good VEX intro exercise

Procedural Fan Modeling in Houdini 16 Part 1 by Saber Jlassi - July 12, 2017 - good intro to modeling in Houdini
Procedural City - Houdini Engine for Unreal by Mat Suarez as SideFX intern

H15.5 Crowds in Houdini 15.5
H15 masterclass on Crowds

H15_masterclass on style sheets


H15 Masterclass - Loops - new way to do loops in VOPs and SOPs (Dec 2015)


H13 Masterclass - Lighting and Rendering (May 2014)

H13 Masterclass - Bullet with Cameron White
H13 Masterclass - Particles with Jeff Lait


On vimeo Go Procedural:

VR Lens Camera

Houdini Roadmap Presentation | SIGGRAPH 2016 (Robert Magee)

What's New in H15.5

Lighting Shading & Rendering (Kai Stavginski)  (Aug 22, 2016)

Jeff Wagner's Webinars - Flip Fluids (Sept 8, 2016)

Jeff Wagner's Webinars - Learning Houdini (July 21, 2016)

Jeff Wagner's Webinars - Houdini VEX (July 6, 2016)
Jeff Wagner's Webinars - H15.5 New Features (May 31, 2016)