UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site Goes Interactive with LightWave 3D and Unity

Artists virtually reconstruct the Villa Tugendhat, a 1930s architectural icon and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in the Czech Republic, for viewing on desktop and mobile devices

Tue 24 Feb 2015

Over the course of two years, and as time allowed, the digital artists at InterMoca worked to reconstruct the Tugendhat virtual villa, using LightWave 3D and a variety of tools, including WTools3D’s LWCAD, to create a version of the villa to be viewed in real time on desktops and mobile devices.

LightWave 3D Group Unveils Get the Love $695 Crossgrade Promotion for all 2D and 3D Software

For a limited time, add the powerful, easy-to-use modeling, rendering and animation tools in LightWave 3D to any creative pipeline at an exclusive price

Fri 13 Feb 2015

The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is offering a $695 (USD) crossgrade price for a full license of LightWave 2015 software to current owners of all other 2D and 3D software programs for only $695, a savings of $300 over the current $995 (USD) retail price of LightWave. The $695 crossgrade offer is set to end February 20, 2015

Elephant Walk

Thu 12 Feb 2015

Looking Mercury 3D uses Genoma 2 in LightWave 2015 to rig and create a believable elephant walk.

A House with History

CGW magazine highlights a Czech-based UNESCO project re-created digitally with LightWave

Tue 10 Feb 2015

This real-time, immersive visualization was built by InterMoca (a Czech company founded by Robert Greenyer and Ian Childers), in conjunction with the City of Brno Museum, using  LightWave 3D and WTools3D's LWCAD software and running within the Unity game engine.

The Making of "Day of the Gun"

Go behind the scenes in this indie western and see the role LightWave played in the pipeline.

Tue 10 Feb 2015

Not all movies are big budget releases (as any indie filmmaker can attest). Discover some of the background VFX for the indie film Day of the Gunprovided by Craig Herron who also worked on the film, and see  how LightWave 3D was used to create period props such as a train and depot.

UNESCO Project Unveiled

LightWave and LWCAD come together to re-create a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in the Czech Republic

Tue 10 Feb 2015

If you cannot visit the Czech Republic’s famed Villa Tugendhat in person, you can do the next best thing: visit it virtually through an interactive reconstruction created using LightWave 3D and WTools3D’s LWCAD. See how artists at InterMoca use LightWave and LWCAD to re-create the Villa Tugendhat, a 1930s modern architectural icon in the Czech Republic that is now a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site—all within the Unity game engine.

Hooray for Presets

A growing list of LightWave 3D presets has surfaced that will surely save you time (and money)!

Wed 04 Feb 2015

We discovered a growing list of downloadable presets for LightWave 3D that will surely save you some time in your creations. Many thanks to the artists who have shared their work with everyone – we encourage you to push the Paypal button and show them a little love for saving you time (and money). You can also upload your own presets for consideration, too!

Sleep Tight My Little Baby, Cradled in the Sky

New Independent animated movie created with LightWave 3D premieres at the 2015 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

Wed 04 Feb 2015

The talented team at Hand to Mouse in Japan turned to Lightwave 3D to create "Sleep Tight My Baby, Cradled in the Sky," an animated independent film set to premiere at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival on February 26.