[Sidefx-houdini-list] chops and docs

Selçuk Ergen ergensel at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 13:20:23 EST 2010


Hi,
I think you should definitely check Lowell's audio book out.
It includes a lot of useful information about CHOPs.
cheers,
selcuk

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 6:04 PM, baq <baq8 at op.pl> wrote:

> thanks for this info, I have Cunningham's book just 2 pages about chops
> there, don't have the Lowell's one, perhaps should I buy it,
>
> I'm interested in few things, first - how people from Houdini 6 or 7(8)
> era learned chops, second how fx houses use it in production, is it
> still in use or maybe I don't know and it's a dead part of this
> software, could this knowledge(chops) be helpfull in fx animation? can I
> use it with pops?
>
>
> > This book has some stuff on chops also...
> >
> >
> http://www.amazon.com/Magic-Houdini-William-Michael-Cunningham/dp/1598630822/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1266595323&sr=8-1
> >
> > Dave
> >
> > 2010/2/19 François Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca>
> >
> >
> >> If you have some time to invest, I suggest this book.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> http://www.andrew-lowell-productions.com/andrew-lowell-productions/resources.html
> >>
> >> Even if it's oriented on audio you will learn animation modulation
> >> techniques as well and the book has a ton of information.
> >>
> >> François
> >>
> >> baq wrote:
> >>
> >>> there are many parts in houdini's docs about: particles, dynamics,
> >>> animation, lighting, etc, but I don't see anything like this about
> chops,
> >>>
> >>> yes there are channel nodes description and that's all, all other parts
> >>> have more attention so one can know how to start to work with but not
> >>> with chops, some advnaced users say chops are so cool, powerfull, etc,
> >>> etc but yeahh just try to start with it when you just have nodes
> >>> description and don't see the whole concept, also tutorials I've found
> >>> talk about chops+audio, I don't care about audio, I know many use it
> for
> >>> motion, remember article also when DD said it was used by them in
> grinch
> >>>
> >> ...
> >>
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