Any recommendations for books for learning Houdini?

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

THREAD CLOSED
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05 May 2013   #1
Any recommendations for books for learning Houdini?

Hi there,

I'm a 3D artist who has been using max for FX for several years now in TVC work and film.

I'm starting to learn Houdini and I was wondering if anybody could recommend any books that can assist me in learning it more quickly? I've been looking at online training videos, but would also like some book reading material, so that I can still learn while not required to be in front of the computer screen all the time.

Thanks!

Steve
 
Old 05 May 2013   #2
Unfortunately there are no up to date books.

B
 
Old 05 May 2013   #3
There are a few books on the SideFX website - "The Magic of Houdini" and "Houdini on the Spot".

Has anybody had a look at these? I've noticed that these books were written for Houdini 9, but is the content still relevant to the current version?

Thanks again
 
Old 05 May 2013   #4
Houdini Books

hey Johnny,

i would recommend both though The Magic of Houdini is long in the tooth
and better suited for people very new to houdini.

On the Spot though is a must have - lots of gold in there, highly recommend.


daniel phillis
__________________
flashy slogan here

Last edited by danielphillis : 05 May 2013 at 09:45 PM. Reason: typo
 
Old 06 June 2013   #5
Steve!

On the Spot is indeed full of goodies. Quite a few 'oh that's very cool' moments in there.

Cheers

Lewie
__________________
"I'm not lying, I'm writing fiction with my mouth"
 
Old 06 June 2013   #6
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
 
Thread Closed share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.