LightWave Training

LightWave 11.6: Growing a Vine with Spline Control

Cody Burke shows you how to use the new Spline Control feature in LightWave 11.6

Thu 31 Oct 2013

In this tutorial, learn how to use the new Spline Control feature in LightWave 11.6 to manipulate a growing vine morphed along a bone chain.

LightWave 11.6: Glass Breaking Effects

Rob Powers takes you through the process of shattering glass with LightWave 11.6 and ChronoSculpt

Tue 01 Oct 2013

LightWave 11.6: Lighting in LightWave

Sahin Michael Derun shows you how to create compelling lighting in LightWave

Wed 14 Aug 2013

Artist Sahin Michael Derun shows how to create outstanding lighting for scenes in LightWave 11.6. 

LightWave 11.6: Raycast Motion Feature

New feature makes an object aware of its surroundings in an animation

Fri 09 Aug 2013

The new RayCast Motion feature in LightWave 11.6 utilizes raycasting technology to make an object aware of its surroundings in an animation.  Watch this live demonstration from SIGGRAPH 2013 to see how it can improve your animation pipeline.

LightWave 11.6: 3D Printing

See how this new feature streamlines the 3D printing process in LightWave

Fri 09 Aug 2013

LightWave Modeler now includes new import and export options to support the popular STL and PLY file formats. VRML is also supported and offers surface color data for 3D color printing of objects with texture maps. Also included is full control of the export format used, whether in ASCII or binary, the up direction, and units for export. New geometry clean up tools specifically for 3D printing output are also included.

LightWave 11.6: Spline Control

Jennifer Hachigian details how to use the new Spline Control feature

Fri 09 Aug 2013

One of the many new features in LightWave 11.6 is the new Spline Control feature that allows nulls or other objects to act as nodes in a spline to control or deform objects like tentacles, whips or even elevators. Jennifer Hachigian and Deuce Bennett take you through the process of in a live demonstration captured at SIGGRAPH 2013. 

LightWave 11.6: Body Horror with Bullet Dynamics

Jennifer Hachigian offers up some tips and techniques for creating scary subjects

Fri 09 Aug 2013

Who doesn’t love a little horror in their CG! This LightWave 11.6 tutorial from Jennifer Hachigian shows you how to use Bullet Dynamics to create the effect of a head penetrating the inside of a stomach. Watch and see how to how this technique can help you add a little scary to your CG.