Change Strings has been updated last on 02.12.2022 to version number 2.0.6 Change Strings 2 is a major update with changes to the default behavior! Previous users are encouraged to read the changelog or watch the new features overview. Change Strings can batch change or rename most strings, meaning text,...
Dynamic Data Windows can safe render time and disk space. This can easily be done using Houdini’s Mantra render engine. But Karma and other Solaris/USD/Hydra delegates are missing this auto crop feature. This is why I created a Houdini HDA that automatically calculates a dynamic data window or crop mask...Continue reading
Blending between positions or values can be incredibly helpful if you’re animating or tracking something. Blackmagic Design Fusion already offers many ways of offsetting a track, but sometimes this isn’t enough. Let’s figure out how we can blend between Positions using the Expression Modifier. Lerp stands for linear interpolation. Most...Continue reading
Expressions in Fusion (DaVinci Resolve) are quite helpful. They can parent controls to each other, animate without keyframes, or automate your composition to some degree. But for many, they are this big enigma of misunderstanding. This blog post is more meant as a useful Expression collection but can also be...Continue reading
Karmara for Houdini is a HDA that will help you to add arbitrary USD Attributes to your Renders. This works for all render engines (including Karma) that are supported inside of Houdini’s Solaris Context. At first, I was only planning on adding Camera Data to the Metadata to easily reconstruct...Continue reading
Now that many of us are slowly transitioning to a USD based workflow, it will be more important to understand how to do certain things in Solaris, the USD based scene management and layout context in Houdini. One of the more hidden things is, adding metadata to your renders. What...Continue reading
When I started to test out Quixel Mixer, I quickly realized, the available brushes are too few. I often needed a brush with more texture, drips, and character. This is why I created my own brushes to use in Quixel Mixer. But since many other Applications can use image-based brushes,...Continue reading
You will often use the painting tools in Fusion, to create masks, remove unwanted objects, or to create shapes for Motion Graphics. But there aren’t many brushes available from the start and sometimes you will need a brush like pencil strokes or spray paint. This is why it’s important to...Continue reading
Quixel Mixer is fairly new to the Texture Painting market. But as a free and easy to use Software, it’s a great way to add simple Texture painting to your portfolio and enhance your 3D models. In this post, I will show you how to add thousands of free Brushes...Continue reading
Page 1 I recently switched from Mac to Windows. Before, my old iMac late 2012 was powering through everything I would throw at it. But finally, after 8 years, switching to a self-built Windows PC put me in front of a question I never had to ask before: What Monitor...