#709 TECHNIQUES: Explosion tutorial
Check out this awesome explosion technique by Thorsten Bonsch on Flickr! It creates a fantastic effect and fortunately he provides us with an explanation of how it's built.
It uses 3 key pieces; mechanical claws, 2x2 octagonal rings and LEGO string pieces. The claws attach the transparent pieces to the octagonal rings, and the gap created by two octagonal rings connected together is filled with a string place and 1x1 studs clamped around it; ingenious!
Check out the post here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/xenomurphy/29147051281/in/album-72157670933691821/