[Sidefx-houdini-list] sketch look and poses

Larry Giunta larry at gcreativestudios.com
Thu Nov 2 11:38:40 EST 2006


Thanks, Lyn (Peter also for the sample)

Some good stuff in these links.
Much appreciated.

Larry


On Nov 2, 2006, at 10:26 AM, Lyn Caudle wrote:

> I should think it's feasible
> as this link http://forums.odforce.net/index.php? 
> showtopic=3573&hl=toon+shading <http://forums.odforce.net/index.php? 
> showtopic=3573&hl=toon+shading> demonstrates
> and also this one
> http://forums.odforce.net/index.php?showtopic=3813&hl=toon+shading  
> <http://forums.odforce.net/index.php?showtopic=3813&hl=toon+shading>
> I poked around on exchange but did'nt find anything.
>
> Larry Giunta wrote:
>> Interesting thought.
>>
>> I know this is not something that will
>> be used on every job, but it does seem
>> to pop up enough to make the topic worthy
>> of some consideration.
>>
>> Especially if all of the other packages seem
>> to have a pretty good solution in place.
>>
>> This is certainly not my area of expertise.
>> But to those who have a better idea about
>> what it might take to get a good toon system
>> in place for Houdini........ is it feasible???
>>
>>
>> On Nov 1, 2006, at 5:27 PM, Lyn Caudle wrote:
>>
>>> Hmmm........
>>> Maya has an excellent toon setup tons of line control and shading  
>>> options
>>> XSI also has an excellent toon shader
>>> final toon for max is probably the most versatile but is a bit  
>>> kludgey workflow wise.
>>> I believe Cebas makes the same ( final toon) plug-in for C4D.
>>>
>>> It Would be great to get a really good toon system for Houdini.
>>> Perhaps someone on the list or one of the guys over at odforce
>>> could knock one together for you.
>>> perhaps an OTL challenge.
>>>
>>> Larry Giunta wrote:
>>>> We're gearing up for production on
>>>> a job that has a two part problem.
>>>>
>>>> Part 1 .... we need ( I think just poses, not full animation )
>>>> of a variety of track and field events. Some
>>>> with a woman, some with a man ....... but a lot of them.
>>>>
>>>> Part 2 is that the end look should be sketch
>>>> or toon like ........ or a mix between.
>>>>
>>>> The bigger issue is part 2. I know this has come
>>>> up a bunch of times before. I'm just wondering if
>>>> there has been any new developments on the
>>>> Houdini front to help achieve this kind of look.
>>>> In the past we have been able to get some
>>>> cool looking results with high contrast renders
>>>> and some hoop jumping in COPs.
>>>>
>>>> Some in our group are pointing toward
>>>> sketck and toon for Cinema4D as an option.
>>>> The stills certainly look impress, but I have not
>>>> seen samples in motion ........... and honestly
>>>> would love to find a way to work a Houdini solution
>>>> out if at all possible.
>>>>
>>>> Part 1 is a bit more straight forward if it remains
>>>> simply poses. However, there is still pressure
>>>> to create these poses as efficiently as possible
>>>> (since it is one element of a larger project with
>>>> many other needs).
>>>>
>>>> Again, there is some thought that working with
>>>> Poser might  be a quicker way to create these
>>>> poses. However, I don't personally have any
>>>> production experience with this program so
>>>> it's tough to judge.
>>>>
>>>> At this point we're starting to figure
>>>> out our plan of attack. I was simply wondering
>>>> if anybody has any experience/opinions about
>>>> either Poser or "Sketch and Toon" ( especially
>>>> looking at it from a Houdini point of view).
>>>>
>>>> As always, thank very much in advance for
>>>> any thought. Would really love to work this
>>>> all out in Houdini if possible.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Larry
>>>>
>>>
>>> --/*LYN CAUDLE*
>>> *VFX SUPERVISOR -> burns when wet!*/
>>> <http://www.janimation.com>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
>>> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>>> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
>> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list
>
> -- 
> /*LYN CAUDLE*
> *VFX SUPERVISOR -> burns when wet!*/
> <http://www.janimation.com>
>
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list
> Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list




More information about the Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list