This clip presents a walkthrough of how to go about creating a particle based explosion in Houdini 10. Whether you're new to Side Effects Software's popular 3D production program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look.
This first part looks at the basics of a POP network, using Source and Location to birth particles, particle birth groups, and the Follow pop. It also looks at the basics of the Force POP.