See how this talented team relies on LightWave 3D to create impressive visual effects
Wed 24 May 2017
Run by David and James Codeglia -- twin filmmakers whose clients have included Warner Brothers, Paramount, Disney, and LucasFilm -- Ghostlight is offering creative filmmaking services like Directing, Cinematography, Editing as well as creating Visual Effects for major studios and independents alike. With LightWave as their weapon of choice, this studio has collaborated on hundreds of projects of any type and budget, from independent productions to major studio projects like Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII. LightWave managed to play a key role in their VFX pipeline. Check out Ghostlight 's recent VFX works and get ready to be impressed by such unique talent!
Learn how Simon Smalley created this lovely animated scene in LightWave 3D
Wed 24 May 2017
Summer is here and with temperatures raising up what is better than watching the superb work of Simon Smalley on the looping waves around this lovely desert island? Let's go behind the scenes and see how LightWave 3D enabled him to create this appealing project.
This Japanese animation studio really knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent!
Thu 27 Apr 2017
Founded in 2011 by a team of passionate artists and now with more than 40 CGI projects to their name, Sublimation, Inc. uses all the power of LightWave to produce stunning 3D cel-shaded animations and game titles for a broad range of shows such as "Hirune Hime", "The Ancient Magus' Bride" and most recently "Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Love Warriors". Check out Sublimation's recent LightWave 3D works and get ready to be impressed by such unique talent!
The president of Sublimation reveals the secrets behind these amazing cel-shad animation tools
Wed 26 Apr 2017
Have you ever dreamed about learning and using the best cel-shaded animation tools from a top 3D Japanese animation studio? With the YS plug-ins you can add powerful tools created by the Japanese studios, Yamatoworks and Sublimation, to your personal toolkit. Learn how these unique tools could boost your creativity and hear Mr. Atsushi Koishikawa, President of Sublimation, reveal the reasons why they have been developing these in-house LightWave 3D plug-ins for cel-shaded animation!
LightWave 3D shows its muscles in this MAZINGER Z/Gō Nagai tribute animation!
Tue 25 Apr 2017
Following the latest blog post about the new Cel-Shading features included in the upcoming LightWave 3D release, the well-known LightWave 3D artist Lino Grandi combined his powerful rigging and animating skills with the new Cel-Shading features to create this beautiful example of Mazinger Z tribute animation.
The animated short series created in LightWave 3D is now finally going into production!
Tue 25 Apr 2017
We are excited to tell you that, Noodles Studio -- who is behind the amazing 3D animated Black Holes short -- has reached their funding goals with their KickStarter campaign. The LightWave 3D Group would like to congratulate the film makers and the talented LightWave 3D artists on this milestone achievement! We can't wait for the release of Season 1 of BlackHoles so that we can enjoy your work!
The new FPS action/adventure game Tartarus is now available on Steam and reveals a compelling dark sci-fi universe to explore
Mon 24 Apr 2017
Developed using LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine 4 for both PC & MAC platforms, Tartarus –an FPS action/adventure game set in a dark sci-fi universe in the year 2230 -- is now available on Steam. Experience this new text-based adventure game and start exploring the spaceship for yourself! And if you want to know more about their production workflow, check out the interview on the online game magazine “80 Level”!
Learn how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create amazing 3D animated paintings
Tue 28 Mar 2017
Have you ever dreamed about bringing life to your digital art? With LightWave 3D artist Chris Scalf, learn how to turn your digital art into a 3D painting! This month, Chris Scalf shares his amazing processes for creating his "animated paintings” and he is now making them available so that you can view them on his Gumroad channel. These files will give other artists a deeper look into his project and reveal his special techniques in LightWave 3D used to create one of his stunning animated paintings. Chris also welcomes and encourages users to rearrange/alter and render their own version and share them with the CG community. Why don’t you have a go at it and share with us?