Houdini Tech Art – Vertex Density Heatmap

Start learning Houdini and make useful tool right away – Free Course

What you’ll learn

  • Learn who to use Houdini to create a Vertex Density Heatmap
  • Understand the basis of Houdini and more (Attributes, Nodes, …)


  • Houdini 16.5+ (FREE apprentice version) – Houdini 17 Works too


This course is a Houdini Only course. In this course you will learn how to create a Vertex Density Heatmap, which is a simple tool to visualize the Vertex Count of a mesh, and can be used to help optimize a mesh, or for motion design purposes.

This course is a great way to get started with Houdini, and get started as a Technical Artist. Everything done here will achievable with Houdini Apprentice which is totally free.

We will cover a lot of aspect of Houdini, and I’ll try my best to explain everything used to achieve the tool.

Covered topics : 

  • What’s is a context ? ( SOP, VOP, Scene…)

  • What’s an attribute ?

  • Basic VOP

  • Example of more advanced VEX

  • Attribute promotion

Thanks !

Author(s): Alexandre Stroukoff

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Coupon Scorpion