This the part one of a three part series.
Part Two: vimeo.com/468958732
Part Three: vimeo.com/474849327
This 3 part series will take an in depth look at the often overlooked features and uses for the metaball tools in Houdini.
The focus of Part One will be on the fundamentals of the meta field, including turning metaballs into geometry, the use of the magnet sop, and the meta force sop.
Todd Dufour is the Fx Supervisor at the Mill Chicago. He has over 17 years of Houdini experience. Before the Mill Chicago, Todd was the Fx Supervisor at Atomic Fiction. He has also worked at Digital Domain, Sony Imageworks, Mirada, Asylum, the Mill LA, and ILM.