Most FX artists work on projects that include explosions, smoke, debris, and similar types of shots. However, abstract FX can sometimes be some of the most impressive-looking FX out there even if they are mainly used for R&D purposes. If you spend any amount of time on Instagram, you’ll likely see thousands of Houdini renders featuring abstract FX projects from around the industry.
Today, we’d like to explore the exciting world of abstract FX in Houdini using the Karma renderer in Houdini.
In the video tutorial below, Saber will take you on a journey as you explore particle simulations, smoke, Solaris, shading, lighting, denoising, compositing, and more. We hope you enjoy this Houdini tutorial.
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If you’re feeling inspired to learn more from Saber, check out his Explosion FX in Houdini course here at Rebelway. If you’ve ever wanted to create realistic explosion FX including impacts and nukes, this is the course for you.
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