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Shipping Ship: Behind the Particle Shader Effect for Vercel’s Conf

See how this ethos came to life in the particle shader effect we created for Vercel Ship.

Building an interactive 3D event badge with React Three Fiber

See a full working demo of how we built the interactive Vercel Ship ’24 badge using React Three Fiber and react-three-rapier.


Explore NanoGL, a specialized WebGL framework designed for seasoned developers well-versed in low-level WebGL intricacies.

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.