[Sidefx-houdini-list] frost effect

Owl lwoyzarc at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 05:52:25 EST 2015


Hi, Gerbrand,
in case you need a place to start from:
http://we.tl/cbBaNo4nJh

On Fri, 6 Mar 2015 at 11:55 Jordan Walsh <jordan.h.walsh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Use a sop solver to have a frost attribute creeping across the mesh. (use
> some type of pc lookup to get the frost to spread, add some noise in too...
> what ever works). Time shift your mesh to one frame so it is static then
> attrib copy it back on to the animated mesh.
> You can also do it with a points in a sop solver, add some noise to move
> the point, use an SDF of the mesh to snap the point to the surface then
> repeat. You can get some nice patterns of creeping tendrils that way. you
> can then attribute transfer the frost attribute from the points to the
> mesh.
> Once you have the attribute you can use this to grow fur, then add a poly
> wire sop to get the crystal look.
>
> Jordan
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 9:13 AM, Gerbrand Nel <g at cannonballbunny.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Nice!!
> > Houdini has not stopped blowing my mind..
> > This effect however needs to look allot more like frost, and not just
> > frozen water.
> > I know frost is frozen water, but my client wants the small hair-like
> > spiky crystals you get from frosting.
> > Thanks for the help so far guys.
> >
> > On 06/03/2015 10:36, Gerbrand Nel wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks Olivier!
> >> I like the neighbour / Mexican wave idea.
> >> Do you know if a ray sop would be the best place to start? in soft I
> >> would use a find neighbours, or get nearby points.
> >> My other idea was to just activate them with radius of a null (always
> >> forget what you call them in houdini), But it might be more natural with
> >> the "neighbour" idea
> >> G
> >>
> >> On 06/03/2015 09:58, Olivier Jeannel wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hey Gerbrand,
> >>> Not a tutorial but an interesting article from Yancy Lindquist he
> talks a
> >>> bit about Frozen.
> >>> http://www.fxguide.com/featured/rise-of-the-effects/
> >>> Might inspire...
> >>> Le 6 mars 2015 08:39, "Gerbrand Nel" <g at cannonballbunny.com> a écrit :
> >>>
> >>>  Hey guys
> >>>> I need to jump in at the deep-end with houdini, otherwise I might
> never
> >>>> get the confidence to tackle a job.
> >>>> A client has asked me to create frost on someone’s skin.
> >>>> Imagine Elsa from Frozen looses her shit, and sneezes on someone.
> >>>> So its a kind of spreading, time-lapse hoarfrost. ( do think its funny
> >>>> calling it hoar-frost right after referencing Elsa, but that's just
> me)
> >>>>
> >>>> Any pointers, suggestions, links to tutorials, or general well wishes
> >>>> would be appreciated :)
> >>>> I come from softimage-land and have done some houdini engine work for
> >>>> Maya
> >>>> projects, but it would be safe to assume I know close to f-all in
> >>>> houdini,
> >>>> so please use toddler words if possible :)
> >>>> Thanks guys
> >>>> Gerbrand
> >>>> /
> >>>> PS Could someone just do a ping reply, cause I never see my own posts,
> >>>> and
> >>>> then I get paranoid over if it reached you guys ./
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