Continuing our particle sprite tutorial. If you missed the first part of this series watch http://www.fermicg.net/2013/03/flickering-pixie-particle-effect-with.html Particle sprites are awesome and easy tool to create a wide varieties of dynamic effects. In Maya particle sprites are more powerful and you can control the look and behaviour of them using expressions. Using particle sprite wizard you can add 9 different textures to the sprites. But it is very limited. In order to create a wide varieties of volumetric effects we need more texture to the sprite, So we need to manually assign them and control with certain expressions.Watch this video tutorial and you will be able to create awesome effects such as fire, smoke, dust etc. Wait for my upcoming particle sprites tutorial.