[Sidefx-houdini-list] model

Peter Robbinson probbins at sympatico.ca
Wed Nov 15 08:27:54 EST 2006


Jim,

Out of curiousity have you attempted to adapt your maya procedural
modelling lessons to Houdini?


PeterR

On Tue, 2006-14-11 at 21:06 -0500, jrutherford at stclaircollege.ca wrote:
> true, I guess you could say that just about anything could be called
> modelling....writing a shader, especially if you have displacement is
> really modelling and most of what I used to do in my film days was
> "modelling" with light and shadow.  I mainly teach advanced Maya now and
> most of my lessons have a lot of procedural elements involved...be it
> methods to do procedural skin or muscles or displacements driven with set
> driven key or expressions....
> I'm mainly curious as to how many people out there are actually "building
> the lion in Houdini as opposed to using it to just shake the mane".
> Jim
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > is it useful to seperate out two modelling paradigms?
> >
> > 1./ Procedural modelling with deformation/animation controls embedded
> > at various stages of the modelling process.
> >
> > 2./ Modelling for the sole purpose of deformation after the fact.
> >
> > Due to popular conventions, when people speak of "modelling" they are
> > normally talking about 2, but 1 definitely has it's applications in
> > various effects - such as anything that moves that can't be controlled
> > easily or precisely using the sort of deformation controls that are
> > available for moving pre-built geometry.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> >
> > On 14/11/06, Jean-Claude <jclaude at mimgfx.com> wrote:
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> >> Simon Barrick wrote:
> >> > The brain... Cerebrum and cerebellum with all its internal workings
> >> plus
> >> > vascular system and several layers of fascia.... I'd attached an image
> >> > but I don't think they work on the list. Email off list if you'd like
> >> > one.
> >> > Si
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> wow... i definetly like to see it if its possibile...  ... guess an
> >> image would say not much on the techniques used
> >> but.. I'll appreciate anything you can send :)
> >>
> >> thanks in advance
> >>
> >> cheers.
> >>
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