PQ Houdini Tutorial

A quick look at the basics of how to create a Digital Asset in Houdini, using in this case the example of a screwthread generator.

NOTE: when you create a digital asset all the workings must be encapsulated in the subnetwork you create. You cannot for example reference an external model, texture etc - that will raise an error when the asset is created.

You can however reference external geometry either by plugging it into one of the inputs of your digital asset, or by referencing it in a parameter of your asset, and using an objectmerge node within the asset to bring it in.

The project file is available from sites.google.com/site/pqhoudinitutorial/

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PQ Houdini Tutorial

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Tutorials for Sidefx's Houdini. Lists of videos by category can now be found at sites.google.com/site/pqhoudinitutorial/

If you are completely new try sites.google.com/site/pqhoudinitutorial/home/start-here

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Tutorials for Sidefx's Houdini. Lists of videos by category can now be found at sites.google.com/site/pqhoudinitutorial/

If you are completely new try sites.google.com/site/pqhoudinitutorial/home/start-here

It is worth looking at the video descriptions and comments as they often contain a breakdown of what is covered in each video, together with any errors or additional explanation.

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    Excellent explanations.

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    Keep up the brilliant work Peter. Your videos are excellent. Very informative and a joy to watch because you explain a lot. And Jamie Cunningham, I feel your pain. Ari is no doubt talented and knows his stuff, but that voice... like fingers nails scratching a blackboard.

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