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Videotutorial: How to Create a Fireball in Blender


Learn how to create a huge fireball in Blender in this new Blender Tutor videotutorial.

Tom writes:

In this tutorial, we’ll go over the fundamentals of the Smoke Simulator in Blender. After that, we’ll dive into creating a massive fireball using a particle system. We’ll then finish off by creating some easy to make, great looking materials and textures so we can actually render our simulation.

What You'll Learn:

  • How to use the Smoke Simulator to Create Explosions!
  • How to Fine Tune your Simulations to get the Results you want!
  • How to create easy to make Fire and Smoke Materials!



  1. Looks cool, but i think that fire and smoke simulations needs most of developing. It is still far from Fumefx visual effects. Come on Ton, make decent fire and smoke simulations for Blender and it is going to be No 1 3D pacage !

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