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by essencevfx
Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Houdini
Topic: Fluid
Replies: 5
Views: 6136


been using fluids in houdini a lot latley. There is a very powerful system in there , but out of the box, it needs a lot of advanced DOPS wisdom to coax beautiful results. But things like post sim upres , distributed simulation ( with Hque, which by the way has Cloud computing capabilities in beta r...
by essencevfx
Tue Sep 01, 2009 1:02 am
Forum: News
Topic: RealFlow 5 at SIGGRAPH 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 15865

RealFlow 5 at SIGGRAPH 2009

coolness ! 20 times faster with the sph solver , that is huge ! and now a grid solver , thats fantastic as well, ( should help a lot for thin fluids ) Nice work NL !
by essencevfx
Sat Apr 18, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: H 10
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

H 10

this release is SUCH a huge step ahead. Way to go SESI , all 30 of you !
autodesk = humbled ;)
by essencevfx
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: Job opportunities
Topic: Logo animation to be done using RF
Replies: 3
Views: 1202

Logo animation to be done using RF

If your still interested, I can put this logo together for you . Contact me for more details. Thanks . essencevfx @ yahoo
by essencevfx
Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CPU Usage
Replies: 5
Views: 1215

CPU Usage

yea around 100K particles you should see at least 60% usage on and off...your RF preferences are set to how many threads ?
by essencevfx
Fri Dec 26, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: RF-Renderkit now available
Replies: 7
Views: 3007

RF-Renderkit now available

This toolkit is really great. Ive been using it for over a year now in Beta, and the speed you can put together hi-res meshes is amazing, ...and saves having to store 3 different data types ( .bin, mesh, and RIB) BUT, it is really not as artist friendly as working with traditional meshes. Something ...
by essencevfx
Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Tutorials and Resources
Topic: Houdini fluids tutorials
Replies: 10
Views: 4777

Houdini fluids tutorials

As well, this is a great set ! ... &Itemid=66

its very well tuned to a houdini production enviroment.
by essencevfx
Thu Sep 25, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Realflow 4
Topic: Network simulation with Deadline - is this for real???
Replies: 4
Views: 1273

Network simulation with Deadline - is this for real???

You can hack Alfred , pixar's rendering controller software , to launch and remotly control RF, ....actually any program for that matter :) it works quite well actually !
by essencevfx
Thu Sep 25, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Autodesk 3dsmax
Topic: Max Particles
Replies: 2
Views: 1033

Max Particles

Ive always found its a balance between what looks great , and what is practical in the time you have. But others might have a specific forumla ?
by essencevfx
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: nParticles in Maya2009
Replies: 10
Views: 6732

nParticles in Maya2009

I havent seen the vids so dont want to knock it yet, but Im not going to hold a lot of hope about n-particles and liquid fluids. I notice , in the press release , they only mention 'sloshing liquids' , I think this is because these 'n-particles' are just an update and official release of the hack yo...

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