VFX Reference Vault: Glass

Explore our VFX team's favorite reference material as we open our vault of inspiration for a peek into our stash.

VFX Reference Vault: Glass

Welcome back to the Beyond-FX Reference Vault

Our secret stash of VFX reference materials remains open and ready for sharing! Join us as we showcase some of our favorite materials for some of the most needed real-time VFX. Who knows, these might be just the thing your own real-time VFX reference vault needs.

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Glass, transparent and destructible, is one of the most versatile elements in VFX. It can shatter, reflect, be molded, and refract light, alone or in combination with each other. We've collected some of our favorite glass references in our vault below, inviting you to see that the glass is not just half full, but overflowing with creativity!

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - Wanda in Mirror Dimension

Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse - Leap of Faith

Slow Mo Guys’ How Fast Does Glass Crack?

Breaking Glass in Ultra Slow Motion

Shattering Glass Pane with Slingshot in Slow Motion

Slow Mo Guys’ Shattering a Wine Glass with Sound

Slow Mo Guys’ Running Through Glass in Slow Motion

Inception - Mirror Scene

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