Harry's Patronus

Recreate the Patronus effect from the Harry Potter series. Learn to create simulations based on other objects and simulate on animated geometry.

Layer multiple simulations to create disintegration. Drive fractured pieces with particle movement.

Create an entire cloudscape scene with Houdini. Drive deformations without relying on simulations.

Build an entire VFX shot from scratch. Use Houdini to create lightning, destruction FX, smoke, and even volume rays.

Assemble any kind of geometry with a powerful system. This assembly is created without using any simulations.