[Sidefx-houdini-list] Ocean surface with flip sim
nick at nicknimble.com
Mon Jun 2 08:02:40 EDT 2014
It's up to fxphd if and when they re-run courses. You could request it
:-). I think you can still join the course, if you wanted to.
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On 02/06/14 13:56, François Duchesneau wrote:
> Thanks guys,
> Nick, I like the idea of blending the top surface with the rest in
> comp. I'll continue in that direction I think but I'll have a look at
> what Robert sent but for now the sidefx.com website seems to be down.
> I'll let you know what I've found on your thread Dominik.
> Dominik Kirouac wrote:
>> Hi Francois,
>> If you want to be part of it, I started a thread on odforce recently
>> about that(
>> That would be nice to get some people chip in too and share what they
>> found or some tips. I can share my latest hip with you if you want.
>> It's just 2 days of Rnd and I'm not sure I'll continu that way using
>> vdb to merge the 2 surfaces because it's to expansive in term of
>> A question for Nick Nimble, Will you give hou211 in the next session
>> too. I'm interested to follow it and check your technique?
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>> On 06/01/2014 10:02 PM, François Duchesneau wrote:
>>> I've started to work on a project involving a boat in the middle of
>>> an ocean. I've seen the shelf tool allows you to have the flip
>>> simulation match the procedural ocean surface but the renders of
>>> each one look different. I can adjust the color probably but what
>>> I'm missing is the foam generated by the ocean surface setup, this
>>> is not part of the flip simulation.
>>> Any suggestion on how to blend these two together? I thought about
>>> adding an alpha attribute on the flip water. Everything that is
>>> above the ocean surface would be one and 0 below with some blending
>>> to make that smooth but I wonder if there are better solutions.
>>> Also if anyone has recommendations on the scale of the scene for the
>>> flip fluid that'd be nice. In other words, should I keep the boat
>>> not too big or not too small or it doesn't matter at all?
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