[Sidefx-houdini-list] Fast character cloth sims

jason slabber jason.slabber at gmail.com
Wed May 31 05:51:39 EDT 2017

Hi Steven

To be honest to only trick I can offer is to NOT use Houdini's cloth!
I'm sure most Houdini users will agree, sadly its not a production
friendly/usable cloth... H20 maybe? one can dream right?


On Wed, May 31, 2017 at 1:12 AM, Steven Quinones Colon <
steven at stevenquinones.com> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> A very simple nooby question. I have a simulation of a character being
> thrown across the room. He is an alembic animation about 18,000 points as a
> collider, and  has a business suit(just a jacket now for testing) with
> about 42,000 points, and I'm getting really flimsy looking cloth(more like
> silk) with the soft leather preset,  it's also taking more that half an
> hour per frame for the simulation. I've played with Stiffness Multiplier
> and Stretch Stiffness but anything past 2000 slows everything to a crawl,
> dampening helped. Any tricks from the experienced folks for this kind of
> sim for both of these problems?
> Best,
> Steven
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