Houdini Tutorial: Smoke and Sparks

By: Andrew Sutherland

In this video tutorial, Andrew Sutherland will show you how to create smoke and sparks in Houdini.

As you know, the team at Rebelway loves to create all kinds of pyro and smoke effects. However, one often overlooked effect that really helps to sell the scale and velocity of explosions is sparks. In today’s Houdini video tutorial, we’re going to take a deeper look at sparks in Houdini and how to create them in a convincing way. 

Video Tutorial: Smoke and Sparks in Houdini

In the video tutorial, Andrew Sutherland will guide you as he puts together the sparks from scratch inside Houdini. If you create this effect on your own, be sure to share it on social media and use the hashtag #Rebelway to let us know. We may just share it out with our community!

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Learn More Pyro Techniques

Want to create even more pyro style FX inside Houdini? Check out our Explosion FX in Houdini course here at Rebelway. In the course, you’ll learn how to create a wide array of high-end effects techniques ranging from small explosions all the way to a nuclear blast. It’s a fantastic course if you’ve ever wanted to jump into explosion FX simulations for games or film.

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