[Sidefx-houdini-list] Re: Writing a book on Houdini

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 10:45:46 EST 2005


OOOO, there is something new in here too:

dynamic stimulation animation

I look forward to _that_ chapter!

Robert Magee wrote:
> The book is called "The Magic of Houdini" and it is coming out soon. It 
> is being written by William Cunningham who currently works at Rhythm and 
> Hues. Here is the amazon listing:
> 
> http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1598630822/qid=1130772399/sr=8-1/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-6812840-2240759?v=glance&s=books&n=507846 
> 
> 
> 
> Sai Oo wrote:
> 
>> How is everyone doing with the book thing ?I heard new book is coming out
>> next month but it is not from you guys, right?
>>
>> help us houdini newbie from transforming to this guy. first houdini
>> animator<http://www.rahhali.com/media/images/fun/ComputerGeographics.jpg>
>>
>> peace.
>>
>>
>> On 4/10/05, James Beylik < jamesbeylik at verizon.net> wrote:
>>  
>>
>>>> How about training DVD like Gnomon?
>>>>     
>>>
>>> You can already download training video's from 
>>> www.3dbuzz.com<http://www.3dbuzz.com>
>>>
>>> I prefer books. I retain more somehow. Odd, isn't it.
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>>
>>> James Beylik
>>> www.geocities.com/jamesbeylik <http://www.geocities.com/jamesbeylik>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Sai Oo" <mangodaydreamer at gmail.com >
>>> To: < sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com>
>>> Sent: Sunday, April 10, 2005 2:11 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Writing a book on Houdini
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>
>>>> How about training DVD like Gnomon?
>>>>
>>>> I am looking forward to any materials coming out from houdini folks.:D
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 7, 2005 11:47 PM, lyn <lyn.caudle at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>>     
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks much Peter.
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: owner-sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>>>> [mailto: owner-sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com ]On Behalf Of
>>>>> Peter Robbinson
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 9:09 PM
>>>>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>>>> Subject: Re: Writing a book on Houdini
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Lyn, your help would be most welcome. Go over to the Odforce
>>>>>       
>>>
>>> forum
>>>   
>>>
>>>>> and send a private message to Marc Horsfield to sign you up for the
>>>>> Houdini book forum. It's already active and I have some preliminary
>>>>> topics
>>>>> there.
>>>>>
>>>>> A reminder to all those who have volunteered to do the same.
>>>>>
>>>>> cheers, PeterR
>>>>>
>>>>> lyn Caudle wrote:
>>>>> I may not be able to add any real world Houdini experience, but I've
>>>>> been in the Special Effects industry for over 20 years. I really think
>>>>> Houdini deserves to do well and I know I was wanting for 
>>>>> information at
>>>>> first and would have welcomed a book.
>>>>> I would love to see real examples of how studios solved production
>>>>> challenges using Houdini. Detailed info that is, not just the cliff
>>>>> notes.
>>>>>
>>>>> Anyhoo I would volunteer what I can to help the cause.
>>>>> I could proofread or check methods or do tuts and make sure they work
>>>>>       
>>>
>>> or
>>>   
>>>
>>>>> whatever.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Lyn Caudle
>>>>> Visual Effects Swiss Army Knife
>>>>> JANIMATION INC.
>>>>> www.janimation.com <http://www.janimation.com>
>>>>> Sarcasm is just one more free service we offer.
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: owner-sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>>>> [mailto:owner-sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com ] On Behalf Of
>>>>> Peter
>>>>> Robbinson
>>>>> Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 7:07 AM
>>>>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>>>> Subject: Re: Writing a book on Houdini
>>>>>
>>>>> Rangi Sutton wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> A chapter, now we're talking. But what a nightmare to organise.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Herding cats is my specialty.
>>>>>
>>>>> PeterR
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> "gravity is not a force, it is a boundary layer"
>>>>> "everything is co-incident"
>>>>>
>>>>>       
>>>
>>>   
>>
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