Creating magical effects in Houdini is fast, easy, and looks great. With the simplicity of USD, and the rendering capabilities of Karma, the Magic Cauldron tutorial showcases how an FX artist can improve their workflow and create production ready magical elements. Simple VEX, sparse pyro, and creative solutions to vary the look of simulations will help push your FX to the next level.
Simon Littlejohn is an senior FX lead at Zoic Studios who as worked on shows such as Stranger Things and Arrow, as well as multiple Marvel features and episodics. His claim to fame is making Rocket Racoon cry.