[Sidefx-houdini-list] First Date with Houdini - August 30
aliza at sidefx.com
Tue Aug 22 13:47:41 EDT 2006
Side Effects Software is offering a one-day introductory-level course
for Houdini 3D animation tools.
“First Date with Houdini” will guide you through the essential
introductions to the procedural workflow. You will see some of the
advantages of this workflow, but with no permanent commitments
necessary! This artist-friendly, hands-on workshop, designed and taught
by an artist for artists, brings a sense of play into the learning
experience. Through this exploration of Houdini’s toolset, you will
begin to discover the vast creative possibilities accessible for your
The instructor is 12 year CG veteran Jim Ellis. Jim has taught at Loyola
Marymount, workshops at CalArts and was recently profiled in Peter
Weishar's book “CGI: the Art of the 3D Computer Generated Image”. In
2002, he toured as a real-time “Touch” animator for Canadian rockers
“Rush”. Jim’s films screen at such diverse venues as Siggraph, ACM1, Los
Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
This course is for Houdini beginners and established CG artists new to
Houdini. Attendees do not need prior Houdini experience. This course is
ideal for those interested to learn what Houdini has to offer for a new
project and for artists seeking a starting point for their future
Houdini exploration and skill development.
$60.00 for 6 hours of training.
Wednesday, August 30, 2006
9:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Please contact us at training at sidefx.com to reserve a spot. Additional
classes may be added with demand.
This session will be held at our Santa Monica California offices:
Side Effects Software
233 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, California
Tel: (310) 319 9876
Fax: (310) 319 6264
Parking: Public parking lots on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Streets off Wilshire Blvd.
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