If you want to make your product appear nice and fresh in your TV commercial, chances are that you’ll put water droplets on it. This effect is very popular in advertising. In todays installment of the Entagma tutorial stream, Manuel shows you how to procedurally build such an effect in Houdini.
While putting spheres on a surface is straightforward, this tutorial will teach you how to enhance the realism and quality of the effect by altering the water particles shape to make them more drop like. To achieve this the cross product is used, and explained in a tight theory part.
The scene file that you can download below contains the setup from the tutorial, some additional detailing and the Redshift3D render setup.