How To Create Realistic Amber With Arnold And Houdini

Arvid Schneider, a top Houdini artist and Instructor covers the process of creating an amazing looking amber rock in his video tutorial.

Arvid is a versatile artist with plenty of experience. He can jump around from time to time, but all his tutorials are top-notch no matter what software he demonstrates. His core has always been Arnold and in this new tutorial Arvids shows how you can create realistic amber rocks using Houdini as well as some compositing tricks for that extra wow factor!

Using Houdini Procedural Workflows

The tutorial is great for those that want to learn how Arvid has mastered the art of creating high-quality, 3D models. There are many tips on shading techniques and compositing workflows in this program!

About Arvid Schneider

Arvid Schneider is a Senior Lighting TD and Look-Dev Artist at Industrial Light and Magic with over eight years of commercial, visual effects experience. You can help to support Arvid in creating more tutorials like this one by becoming his patron!