[Sidefx-houdini-list] First Date with Houdini - August 30

aliza sorotzkin 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 
next project.

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.

Cost:

$60.00 for 6 hours of training.

When:

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.

Where:

This session will be held at our Santa Monica California offices:

Side Effects Software
233 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 610
Santa Monica, California
USA 90401

Tel: (310) 319 9876
Fax: (310) 319 6264

Parking: Public parking lots on 2nd, 3rd & 4th Streets off Wilshire Blvd.




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