A collection of artwork, projects, articles and video relating to Houdini.
Exploring the radiation pattern of a half-wave dipole antenna
Explore the half-wave dipole antenna, a simple and widely used antenna. Such an antenna emits a well-known torus-like omnidirectional radiation pattern.
Behaviour of an electromagnetic wave in 3D
Learn about electromagnetic waves with this animated representation showing the perpendicular electric and magnetic components in action.
SideFX launches Houdini for Apple Silicon
Houdini for M1 and M2 processors comes after a year-long beta period. The premier 3D VFX application is now optimised for the latest generation of Macs.
Alnico bar magnet models
Modelled in Houdini and textured with Substance Painter, these two bar magnets are available for download in USDZ format.
A peek inside a turbofan engine
Illustrating the complexity and precision engineering hidden within a modern jet engine. A transparent core casing reveals components that direct airflow.
Transforming HDR images to ACEScg for Solaris
When using an ACES workflow, Houdini Solaris needs a little nudge to get a standard dome light into the correct colour space.
Defining an ACES OCIO environment variable in macOS
ACES is designed to be a single source of colour truth within a system, but macOS configuration is trickier than expected.
USD experiments in a backyard laboratory
Animal Logic raise the bar with an all new version of their wonderful open source project, ALab.
Tapered roller bearings
In many applications tapered roller bearings are used in back-to-back pairs so that axial forces can be supported equally in either direction.
Airspace above the South West of the UK
An interactive model showing multiple classifications of controlled airspace above the South West of the United Kingdom.
A windsock is used to maintain a visual indication of wind direction and strength and is typically located at the end of the runway.
Arrivals and departures at London Heathrow
A snapshot capturing the flight paths of aircraft taking off from the northern 27R and landing on the southern 27L (known as westerly operations).
North Atlantic High Level Airspace
Discover the six oceanic area control centres that make up the North Atlantic High Level Airspace.
Latitude and longitude visualised
Two models illustrated here serve as a useful reference indicating 10° latitude and longitude intervals on the Earth.
Inset airport runway lighting
A close-up look at a high intensity, bi-directional LED inset lighting.
Explore our planet on Earth Day
April 22 marks Earth Day. The global event raises awareness about the importance of protecting the planet.
Runway lighting environment testing
Ensuring an approach lighting setup works correctly by adding it to relevant scenery.
CAT III runway approach lighting 💡
Working on a physically plausible PAPI light animation.