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VOLUME RENDERING USING MANTRA

YOUR GUIDE TO FULLY UNDERSTAND HOW TO UTILIZE MANTRA TO EFFICIENTLY RENDER VOLUMETRIC AND PYRO FX

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MANTRA VOLUME RENDERING

LEARN HOW TO USE MANTRA TO RENDER SMOKE AND PYRO

This course is in depth lecture on how to render high-end smoke and pyro FX using Houdini and mantra.

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SABER JLASSI

Rebelway Founder  &  FX Supervisor

Saber started working in CG almost 15 years ago, and has occupied different positions as an artist in different countries around the world.

Before creating Rebelway, Saber worked as a Generalist TD at MPC, London, A Senior Lighting TD at Framestore,
A Senior Technical Director at Blizzard Entertainment,
A Senior FX Artist at Barnstorm VFX, during which he received a VES and an Emmy Awards nominations.
 His continuous pursuit of knowledge and learning inspired Saber to start Rebelway to teach others around the world, and to share his profound passion for the FX industry. 

 
 

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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TUTORIAL OUTLINE

Students should have a foundational understanding of Houdini before taking this course. As a result, we recommend that students take ONE of the following courses before starting this course:

• Houdini Fundamentals
• Introduction to Houdini for FX

If you are unsure if you are best suited to take this course, please reach out to us at [email protected]

  • • Volume data investigate and render preparation.
    • An overview of volume rendering and the shaders available.
    • lighting, shading and rendering a simple smoke element.
    • Shader and render settings tweaking and explanation.

• Vectors An in depth look at the Houdini Pyro shader and how it works.
• Outlining the feature needed to create custom explosion look.
• Creating and tweaking the custom shader.
• Lighting, shading and setting up all the passes needed.
• An in-depth look at render settings and optimization.
• Compositing our passes using Houdini Cops and how to utilize all the aovs.

  • • Abstract volume rendering.
    • How to use simple float fields to create interesting and complex visuals.
  • • Investigate a pre-existing environment scene and
  • • how we can integrate our volume into it.
    • Setting up the smoke shaders and passes.
    • An in-depth look at creating realistic atmospheric and fog FX.
    • An in depth look at render setting optimization and how to setup passes.
  • • Investigate a pre-existing environment scene and
  • • Creating the lightning fx geometry and animation.
  • • How to setup interactive lighting passes.
  • • How to optimize render setting for the best quality vs time.
  • • An in-depth overview of compositing the various shots using Houdini Cops and how to utilize the aovs.
  • • Saber Jlassi

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Our online program is designed to help aspiring VFX artists have successful careers in FX & CG. Unlike other online schools, our affordable courses are exciting and tactical. Through our courses you will gain the exact skills you need to work on Hollywood-level VFX projects.

In fact, many of our alumni go on to get jobs working for studios such as Dreamworks, Blizzard, EA, & Google.

If you are a beginner, we recommend taking our Houdini Fundamentals course.

If you are already familiar with Houdini, we recommend taking Introduction to Houdini for FX. The course is designed to be an overview of the essential techniques required to work on realistic FX in a modern studio pipeline. By the end of this course you will have an intermediate level of Houdini knowledge.

If you are an experienced Houdini Artist, or if you already have an intermediate-level knowledge of the software, you can pick and choose any course on the site. Most of our courses are designed to give you specific skills required for different VFX projects (Water, Magic, etc.). So feel free to pick and choose as it makes sense for you.

However, if you ever have questions about which course is right for you, please reach out to our Student Assistance Team via our contact page. We’ll happily recommend the best course for you.

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Our online system allows us to deliver affordable education to aspiring CG artists around the world.

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Every class has a dedicated professional instructor who will help you through lectures, project feedback, and Q&As. Every session is designed based on the needs of the student. As a result, every session is unique and updated with the latest FX techniques.

In our courses, you will have full-time support from our FXTAs ( FX Technical Assistants ). This artists will answer any questions you may have during the duration of the course.

Yes, we do offer Certificates of Completion with all our courses.

Our courses are designed to guide you through different modules at a comfortable and exciting pace. As a result, modules unlock on a weekly basis. If you purchased any of our short formed mini-courses, you will receive access to every lesson immediately. 

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However, we want our education to reach everyone around the world. As a result, we are currently working on subtitles for our workshops in English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and French. We strive to make our subtitles as good as we can. 

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