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Rob Powers: The Guy at the Wheel of the New LightWave

FX Guide's Mike Seymour interviews Powers for insight into LightWave today and tomorrow

Wed 28 Nov 2012

FX Guide's Mike Seymour spends time with Rob Powers to learn more about the new LightWave 3D Group, the upcoming features in LightWave and how as President of the LightWave division, Powers will keep the  LightWave momentum moving forward.

LightWave 3D Creates a Virtual Set for TV, Movies

Design News' Cabe Atwell Discusses LightWave for creation of "Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome"

Tue 27 Nov 2012

Design News Contributing Editor Cabe Atwell discusses Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome and television visual effects produced with LightWave.

A Day in the Life of a Virus

November 2012 Power Artist Brett Murrah creates stunning scientific vis with LightWave

Mon 19 Nov 2012

After all the research, client conferences, and consultations with medical experts and scriptwriters are complete, artist Brett Murrah of XVIVO Scientific Animation turns to LightWave 3D to translate his creative vision of these particular projects to 3D onscreen visuals. Brett has been selected as the LightWave Power Artist for November 2012.

3D Artist Tutorial: Modeling wires, pipes and cables

Craig A. Clark shares tutorial tips for creating wires, pipes and cables in LightWave

Mon 19 Nov 2012

Artist Craig A. Clark shares his tips for completing an engine with wires, pipes and cables created in LightWave.

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Takes Off

NBC Universal visual effects artists adopt LightWave 3D to deliver fast-paced VFX

Fri 09 Nov 2012

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, a new science-fiction drama airing on Machinima Prime's YouTube channel beginning November 9, 2012 for 10 episodes and  airing on  SyFy February 2013, falls on the timeline between Caprica and Battlestar Galactica, in the tenth year of the first Cylon war. To bring this highly anticipated television series to life, the artistic team at NBC Universal relied on a LightWave pipeline  to get the job done.

Architectural Visions from Finland

Render Vision Finland creates compelling visuals for clients using LightWave 3D

Mon 05 Nov 2012

3D architectural visualizations help architects, builders, and interior designers convey to their customers how a finished building or living space will look when the work is completed. Unlike 2D sketches, 3D architectural visualizations let the client view the place—whether it’s a house, apartment building, or room—in 360 degrees and photorealistic detail. Find out how Render Vision Finland creates visuals with LightWave 3D.

It's a 10

The LightWave 3D Group sponsors CGsociety's latest CG challenge celebrating 10 years of CG

Wed 17 Oct 2012

CGsociety.org is celebrating 10 years of success in the CG industry and has launched its latest contest revolving around the number 10. The LightWave 3D Group is sponsoring the challenge and wants to see how you really rock the 10 in an image or video submission! Contest ends January 11, 2013 so don’t wait to show them what you’ve got. 

The Passenger: The Making of a Seven-Minute Epic

October 2012 Artist of the Month Chris Jones shares his experiences and gives a peek at his newest project

Wed 10 Oct 2012

While audiences were impressed and amused by this very special seven-minute 3D-animated cartoon, little did they know that 3D artist Chris Jones spent eight years of his life and exhausted his savings to make it. Go behind the scenes for more insight on the project and get a sneak peek at Jones's new 3D human project.