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These tools go into the basics of Houdini, one of the most amazing CGI Tools available.

Houdini uses a Node-based procedural workflow, which usually means that you can go back in time and make changes which affect the final results.
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Learn how to create some Fluid Special Effects in Maya.

While planning out a simple explaination to a comment by Hung Lee here https://goo.gl/gZunuh, I decided that a video is more useful and then because i had a little time put in some more particle goodness.
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.
- Nietzsche
It’s better to spend a very, very high quality ten minutes, or even ten seconds, than it is to spend a mediocre hour.
- Daniel Coyle
Find somebody you want to be in two years, three years, five years, and stare at that person. See what they’re doing. See exactly what they’re doing, and steal that. Steal from them.
- Daniel Coyle
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F Kennedy
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions. Their lives a mimicry. Their passions a quotation.
- Oscar Wilde
If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
- Red Adair
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks, but I do fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
- Bruce Lee
Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.
- Mark Twain
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
- Steve Jobs
The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos.
- HL Mencken
A year from now you will wish you had started today.
- Karen Lamb
Always push yourself to the edge of your ability.
- Daniel Coyle
The word LISTEN contains the same letters as the word SILENT.
- Alfred Brendal
The stories of yesterday are the cries of today,To be talented is not to be famous but to be understood,You can only run so far till you end up in the same place,Well for now anyways.
- Ray Bianchi Jr
Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince.
I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars.
- Chuck Palahniuk
I want to be successful, not famous.
- George Harrison