[Sidefx-houdini-list] image based fracturing

Andrew D Lyons tstexture at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 21:26:50 EDT 2010


You're right - my "off the top of my head" has issues.

The fuse SOP snap functionality helps with that a little - but there's
still cleanup to do after that even. Anyone else got ideas?

Cheers

On 28 April 2010 22:00, Shaun Galinak <shaun at neonshaun.com> wrote:
> With a trace sop, won't you always get those bordered edges?
> Is there any way to get rid of those, so you have clean piece-against-piece
> geometry?
> I thought hole faces would take care of it, but it doesn't seem to help...
>
> -Shaun
>
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>> Well that's kinda what I'd call 2d - but nevermind. The trace SOP
>> followed by an extrude, some point position noise and then a facet
>> (unique points) could be your ticket....
>>
>> On 28 April 2010 16:25, Jim VanAllen <jimvanallen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ideally 3-d, something extruded with a bit of noise to create interesting
>>> edges.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Andrew D Lyons <tstexture at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Is it a planar breakup or 3D?
>>>>
>>>> If it's planar (like broken glass) you might be able to use a Trace SOP?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 28 April 2010 16:19, Jim VanAllen <jimvanallen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm trying to figure out the best way to take an image of some cracks
>>>>> (like broken glass), and use it to break up a mesh in Houdini. I've
>>>>> used some of the other techniques for fracturing a mesh, but we're
>>>>> trying to figure out this specific problem, and my Houdini memory is
>>>>> failing me at the moment.
>>>>>
>>>>> Any ideas?
>>>>>
>>>>> - jim
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