Thomson Course Technology ReleasesThe Magic of Houdini by Will Cunningham
- Thomson Course Technology has just released The Magic of Houdini, the first ever Houdini book written by Will Cunningham with contributions by Peter Bowmar, Jason Iverson and Dave Johnson. Will has created this book as a comprehensive introduction to Houdini and its procedural approach to working in 3D.The book includes exercises, tips, and illustrations to help you develop skills in a number of different areas, including modeling, particle effects animation, dynamics, shading, digital asset creation, and rendering. It is written for beginner to intermediate users and includes real-world examples as told by industry professionals. Will has worked as an intern at Side Effects Software before going into production at Rhythm and Hues Studios and Sony Pictures Imageworks. He has also taught Houdini at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology.This book has been tested and approved by Side Effects Software and is designed to work with the Houdini Apprentice Edition which gives students the chance to go through the lessons with access to free software. You can also download sample chapters from their website.
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