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Welcome to my blog, I'm Rick and mainly a react dev with a deep interest in creative industries and general 3D.

I am a creative frontend developer, I specialise in React, GLSL, postprocessing and R3F. I love to experiment with code and deal with complex topics.

Workflow from Shadertoy to React Three Fiber - R3F

This is a workflow from shadertoy to r3f (@react-three/fiber). It involves ping pong textures and using the output texture as the input texture. This pattern is seen a lot in shadertoy as it uses textures and fragment shaders.

August 7th, 2023 · 5 min read

Creating amazing particle effect along a curve in React Three Fiber

Creating particles in @react-three/fiber and making them follow a curve. This could be used for a cool dashboard GUI or combined with soft particles to procedurally place smoke coming from something - to name but a few uses.

August 2nd, 2023 · 2 min read

Mastering Skybox Realism - Loading and Applying HDRI with Three and R3F

Embark on a journey towards breathtaking visual fidelity as we delve into the realm of HDRI-driven skybox shaders in Three.js. In this comprehensive article, we guide you through the process of loading and seamlessly applying High Dynamic Range Images (HDRI) to create stunningly realistic skybox environments. Discover the art of harnessing the true potential of HDRI to evoke immersive atmospheres and dynamic lighting conditions. Learn the intricacies of integrating HDRI seamlessly into Three.js skybox shaders, unlocking a world of photorealistic rendering and captivating visual experiences. Join me as we explore the techniques for achieving unmatched visual realism with HDRI in Three.js skybox shaders.

May 21st, 2023 · 1 min read

Sublime Soft Particle Fog Effect

Enhance your visual compositions with the Sublime Soft Particle Fog Effect. This powerful and versatile rendering technique adds an exquisite touch of realism and depth to your scenes. Immerse your viewers in a world where atmospheric conditions are brought to life with a gentle and realistic fog that gracefully envelops the environment. The Sublime Soft Particle Fog Effect creates a sense of scale, depth, and ambiance, making every detail feel tangible and captivating. With its smooth transitions, dynamic lighting interaction, and subtle movements, this effect elevates your visuals to a new level of sophistication. Whether you're creating architectural visualizations, cinematic masterpieces, or immersive gaming environments, the Sublime Soft Particle Fog Effect is an essential tool for crafting visually stunning and emotionally impactful experiences.

May 21st, 2023 · 1 min read
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