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Shining a light on Caustics with Shaders and React Three Fiber

A step-by-step guide on how to build a caustic light effect for your React Three Fiber project.

Simulating Fluids, Fire, and Smoke in Real-Time

Notes on the math, algorithms, and methods involved in simulating fluids like fire and smoke in real-time.

Lysterfield Lake — An AI Experiment

An interactive AI-generated 3D music video taken from a single feed of video shot on an iPhone.

From WebGL to WebGPU

Learn some tips for WebGL developers who are migrating to WebGPU.

Painting with Math: A Gentle Study of Raymarching

A compilation of my Raymarching and Signed Distance Field learnings and work.

Moon Clock, a WebGL experiment

Experiment to recreate Moon Clock iOS app in WebGL.

WebGL Image Processing

An exploration of image processing with GPU shaders in the browser.


A WebGL experiment, best viewed on mobile.

Iridescent crystal with raymarching and signed distance fields

Ray marching is the technique behind all those super fancy demos on shadertoy.

How we built the Storybook Day 3D animation

Breakdown of how we built a 3D animation using React Three Fiber. Focusing more on finer details that take a scene from "done" to "ready to ship."

Babylon.js: Powerful, Beautiful, Simple, Open - Web-Based 3D

Babylon.js is one of the world’s leading WebGL-based graphics engines.

Creating carved surfaces using three.js

How I achieved the 2D-to-3D textured surface effect in Ceramics, my first generative art NFT project.

The Gooey Effects With Shader

This is a method to create an effect that looks like objects are melting into each other using SVG filter.

Refraction, dispersion, and other shader light effects

A guide on how to reproduce a chromatic dispersion effect for your React Three Fiber and shader projects.

Carla Trail

An intriguing Three.js experiment by Ichitaro Masuda.

Making a Morphing 3D Sphere in Javascript with Three.js

3D effects on the web are becoming more common, and can add something extra to a webpage.

Grid Tile Patterns

Exploring infinite patterns made from grids.

Shader Park

A JavaScript library for creating interactive procedural 2D and 3D shaders.

WebGPU: All of the cores, none of the canvas

WebGPU is an upcoming Web API that gives you low-level, general-purpose access GPUs.

Shaders and Gradients

How to learn shaders, why gradients are so important, and exploring the hidden gradients in all kind of effects.