Learn a node-based workflow to modeling, texturing, rigging, dynamics, and rendering with time-saving techniques and creative projects. Contains over 5 hours of project-based training for artists learning Houdini's node-based workflow and renown particle and dynamics tools. Perfect for new and beginning artists. Popular highlights include: Houdini Interface Overview; View Navigation; Object Transformations; Node-Based Workflow; Using the Network Editor; Building Various Networks; Using Shelf Tools; Parenting; Path Animation; Overview of Operators; Shading and Texturing; Rendering; Direct Lighting; Ambient Occlusion; Duplicating, Copying and Stamping; Particle Effects; Rigid Body Simulations; Modeling with NURBS and Polygons; Creating and Installing Digital Assets; Animating with Bones; Keyframe Animation; Animating with Expressions; Using the Channel Editor. Software required: Houdini 9.