Shading Techniques III

Learn about the technical, artistic, and practical aspects of noise when texturing and creating effects in Houdini
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About This Course

Leverage the Power of Noise!

 Shading Techniques III primarily focuses on the usage of noises when texturing and shading. The course is full of technical concepts but also offers plenty of practical advice on how to best integrate noises into a professional workflow. We begin by examining the most commonly used terms - followed by the application of that knowledge within the wizard tower scene. Once we've had practice replicating what is seen through reference, the course then switches things up by exploring the artistic application of noises. Rather than focusing on making something specific, the goal is to improvise and adapt to ideas which occur when playing around with noises. The course then ends the shading series by exploring miscellaneous topics and professional advice for further development. By the end - you'll have everything you need to know to make informed decisions when shading and texturing.


You'll need to understand the basics in Houdini before following along in this course.


2 Hours 26 Min

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Tyler Bay

Lead Instructor and Owner of CG Forge
Tyler Bay is an experienced 3D artist who founded CG Forge in 2019.  Before establishing CG Forge, he spent many years working as a freelancer in film, online education, advertisement, biomedical animation, virtual reality, graphic design, and product visualization industries.  Tyler aims to keep courses simple, thorough, and straight-to-the-point - which has become the heart and soul of what CG Forge is all about.  That goes a long way towards ensuring that the skills you learn are applicable towards meeting production challenges while offering you the best courses and resources to reach your goals.