[Sidefx-houdini-list] Advanced VEX Coding

Dave Nunez nunezd at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 20:35:20 EDT 2006


Is there going to be a DVD available for this ? It would be really
nice for those of us who won't be able to make it.

Cheers,

D.

On 7/11/06, aliza sorotzkin <aliza at sidefx.com> wrote:
> Saturday
> July 15
>
> Advanced VEX Coding
>
>
> Side Effects Software is hosting a one-day
> advanced-level training course on VEX coding
>
> The focus will be on advanced techniques using VEX to generate a variety
> of effects. Examples of VEX SOPs, POPs, shaders, and pipeline concepts
> will be demonstrated. Emphasis will be on ASCII VEX code although all
> concepts will be applicable to VOP net programming. The VEX workshop
> will be hands-on and attendees will see how to create complex tools for
> production, and should learn a couple of new tricks and gain some useful
> source code.
>
> The instructor for this course will be Ivan DeWolf, founder of Martian
> Labs, a Hollywood-based visual effects company and a premier plug-in
> developer for Houdini. After studying fine art, Ivan DeWolf trained
> himself in programming image creation tools and has created visual
> effects on over 25 feature films as well as numerous TV shows,
> commercials and music videos. He is also the developer of Hydrous Tools,
> an ocean surface simulation software used by leading effects companies,
> including Digital Domain, Rhythm & Hues, and A52.
>
> This course is for Shader writers, programmers, technical directors, and
> the curious. This course will be a good introduction to the central
> programming language embedded in Houdini for technical people who have
> familiarity with other animation systems to learn how to create tools
> for Houdini. There will be some basic math.
>
> This course is designed for people with a basic familiarity with Houdini.
>
> Cost:
>
> $250.00 for 6 hours of training.
>
> When:
>
> Saturday, July 15, 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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