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January 2018 - Sehsucht has created an interesting short, "Guter Stoff", for German energy company EnBW.

Guter Stoff is one of the first films to be released using Carbon Plumage and we are very excited to share some feedback and technical information about this project.

For more information on Sehsucht's use of Carbon Plumage check out the  story.

 

20th December 2017 - Congratulations to Rodeo FX for the great visual effects in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

The Hippo fat, skin and saliva were all simulated with Carbon.

17th November 2017 - Rodeo FX team has grown to 350 accomplished visual effects professionals
who exhibit their creative expertise for meticulous work on every project.

They are using Numerion's Carbon in most of their projects including;

Games of Thrones season 7
Black Sails season 4
Paddington 2
IT
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Fantastic Beasts
Downsizing
Thor: Ragnarok
The Jungle book (2018)
 
They are growing rapidly and are looking for talented creature effect artists.
Ideal if you have Houdini + Carbon experience, but not essential.
 

 

 15th November 2017 - We are pleased to announce that the Carbon Plug-in is now available for Houdini 16.5 on both Windows and Linux.

 

5th November 2017 - Congratulations to Rodeo FX for some great FX in Paddington 2.

Rodeo FX used Carbon for simulating Paddington's hat and coat.

3rd November 2017 - Congratulations to Rodeo FX for the great FX in Thor: Ragnarok.

Carbon's use by Rodeo FX included simulating the chains.

 

27th September 2017 - We are excited to announce the release of SIM_CarbonTool 8.6.0.

Adds paintable Cloth aerodynamics (drag, skin drag, and lift) parameters (SOP + DOP) and lots of fixes.

Full release notes available with the download.

11th September 2017 - RodeoFX contributed some amazing FX to the blockbuster "IT".

They used Carbon for Pennywise cloth, saliva and tentacles. Furthermore, Carbon Cloth was also used to simulate the dead kids' clothes, and a lot of morphing applications have been handled with Carbon Tetras.

 

 

8th September 2017 - We are pleased to announce the release of SIM_CarbonTool 8.5.0

New features include;
* New Carbon Binding painted attributes parameters for radius, stiffness, and viscosity.
* Carbon Binding parameter override to allow individual binding parameters per binding pairs.
* Groom mesh parameter for the Carbon N-Lattice node, fixing the Angle Limit in the process.
* Improve the Carbon N-Lattice scaling.
+ lots of fixes.