Watch 30 minutes of free Houdini simulation training
Gnomon is holding a free workshop with top FX TD Wayne Hollingsworth at its Hollywood campus on Thursday 1 September, including a 30-minute demo of destruction and fluid simulation techniques in Houdini and Maya.
The event will also be broadcast worldwide on the school’s Livestream channel.
Practical simulation tips from one of the VFX industry’s most versatile TDs
To kick off the 90-minute session, Hollingsworth – Gnomon’s new VFX education lead – will share the secrets of a career that has included work for Blur Studio, Psyop, Zoic Studios and Sony Pictures Imageworks.
As well as his career tips, he will reveal the techniques, workflows and optimisations that are required to become a successful FX TD, concluding with a practical demonstration of Houdini and Maya techniques.
Free to attend, or watch online
Destruction and Simulation: FX Workshop with Wayne Hollingsworth takes place at Gnomon’s Hollywood campus from 7.30-9.00pm on Thursday 1 September. The event is free, but you’ll need to register online first.
If you can’t make it to LA in person, you can also watch the presentation on Gnomon’s Livestream. You can ask questions via Twitter using the hashtag #gnomon. You don’t need to register in advance for the Livestream.
Watch Destruction and Simulation: FX Workshop with Wayne Hollingsworth
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