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We have a Winner!

The LightWave Holiday Challenge 2015/2016 is a wrap and the winner is revealed!

Fri 15 Apr 2016

The Annual LightWave Holiday Challenge has drawn to a close! Congratulations to Milivoj Popovic, who wins the challenge with this lovely image! He will receive LightWave 2015, ChronoSculpt and NevronMotion software. Thanks to everyone for participating and stay tuned for the next contest! In case you missed it, you can check out the contest here.

Voidrunner, Welcome to the Void!

This very talented independent game company reveals the reasons that they favor LightWave 3D for their game production

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Have you ever dreamed about becoming a space fighter pilot and flying through some surreal landscapes? With Voidrunner, get ready for an intense aerial dogfight! Developed by RealityArts, Voidrunner is an innovative multiplayer flight game that introduces FPS (First Person Shooter) controls to the flight game genre and showcases some impressive exotic and epic landscapes. Co-Founder & Project Director, Ismail Kemal Ciftcioglu and Kemal Günel, Lead 3D Artist, explain how they gained a major speed and quality boost from using LightWave. “Like an army waiting to do their creative bidding", LightWave became their greatest weapons in their arsenal.

Sleepy Hollow S3E13

Once again, the award winning animation studio Lemonade3d is showing impressive work with LightWave 3D!

Fri 15 Apr 2016

The Season 3 Episode 13 of the iconic FOX TV series Sleepy Hollow has been showing talent of the award winning animation studio Lemonade3D.  The very talented CG artists knew there were several sequences that would directly benefit from using LightWave in the pipeline. Once again, LightWave 3D was their weapon of choice.

Virtual Tour in the Ancient City of Lviv

Grafo-Mania creates this amazing interactive 3D installation of the city of Lviv as it looked like in mid-18th century

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Based on the work of the Polish architect and art historian, Janusz Witwicki, Grafo-Mania, a graphic studio specialized in architectural visualizations and real-time visualization, had to rebuild over 180 miniature buildings, including minuscule houses, churches and monasteries using 2 powerful software packages: LightWave and Unity. Thanks to their amazing work people can now immerse themselves and navigate freely in the ancient city of Lviv. A nice virtual way to learn the city’s history!

Ocassus, a Sci-Fi movie

First Science Fiction movie ever been produced primarily in Argentina delivers plenty of exciting VFX created with LightWave 3D

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Three groups of film makers (2 from Argentina and 1 from the United States) have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for their latest project, Ocassus - a Sci-Fi movie. Ocassus, first Science Fiction movie ever been produced primarily in Argentina, delivers plenty of exciting VFX created with LightWave 3D. To showcase the project a trailer has just been revealed to public. Get ready for some fantastic action!

Studio Spotlight: Lemonade3D

This award-winning animation studio knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent

Fri 18 Mar 2016

This month we shine the spotlight on the award-winning animation studio Lemonade3D, which has received over 50 international awards. Project manager and co-founder Milivoj Popovic explains how the team achieved such a stunning success with only one secret weapon: LightWave 3D. Let yourself be guided by the strong passion that rules this unique and extremely talented animation studio.

From Painting to 3D Animation

See how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create these beautiful 3D animated paintings

Fri 18 Mar 2016

For Chris Scalf — who was first a digital photo-realist artist — 3D and Animation became extensions of his qualities. Using LightWave 3D like a digital canvas, this truly fantastic artist brings life to paintings: “I tried a lot of various respectable software, but LightWave was the only one that seemed to be the fastest most effective one for his technique.” Through this article, you will understand how fascinating this technique is. Prepare to be blown away by his talent!

Breaking Bad

Digital Artist Ricardo Urbano share the making-of his latest project, a photo-realistic image from the legendary TV show Breaking Bad

Fri 18 Mar 2016

Expressing his creativity through the power of LightWave 3D, Ricardo Urbano reveals to the LightWave Community the amazing process to create his latest 3D work: an impressive CGI image of the legendary TV show Breaking Bad. Get ready to enter Walter White's laboratory to discover how this 3D artist relies on LightWave and OTOY OctaneRender to create this photorealistic image.