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Studio Spotlight: Sublimation, Inc.

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!

Create great Cel-Shading look with "YS plug-ins"

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!

Get creative with Chris Scalf

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?

Ted’s Tech Animation

LightWave artist Louis du Mont gives the inside scoop on creating this funny 3D animation

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Through this cute animation of a fake mock technology review, UK-based artist Louis Du Mont show us once again his incredible talent. Using his sculpting and animation skills, Du Mont walks us through the process of creating this 3D animated video, explaining how rewarding it felt to bring this stylized character to life.

Project Spotlight: Not Humans, Just Robots

Digital Artists Massimo Zuanazzi & René Falk Thomasius team up to create a beautiful tribute to the French electro music duo Daft Punk

Mon 13 Feb 2017

Coming straight out of a science fiction universe, each project from the Italian digital artist Massimo Zuanazzi demonstrates his great ability to create entertaining and inspiring projects using LightWave 3D. Massimo’s most recent work consists of modeling a highly-detailed 3D robot inspired directly by the universe of the French electronic music duo Daft Punk. With the help of his good friend and LightWave user René Falk Thomasius, they bring together an amazing tribute to the multi Grammy Award-winning electronic music duo. Take a closer look and see their fantastic work for yourself.

Artist Spotlight: Fumito Ueda

Interview with the creative genius behind the hit video game “The Last Guardian.”

Thu 26 Jan 2017

By creating games that deliver emotional impact, stunning artistic design, and extend far beyond mere entertainment, Fumito Ueda has greatly influenced the history of video games. Tokyo-based LightWave reseller D-Storm interviewed Fumito Ueda - director and lead designer of the video games masterpiece Ico (2001), Shadow of the Colossus (2005), and The Last Guardian (2016) - to learn more about his creative inspirations and how he has used LightWave 3D extensively in his video game pipeline throughout his amazing career history. Get ready to be inspired!

Tartarus, a new text-based game adventure

Turkish company Abyss GameWorks discussed the production of their new adventure game

Tue 17 Jan 2017

Developed using LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine 4, Tartarus is a new FPS action/adventure game set in 2230 in a dark sci-fi universe. Targeted for PC & MAC, this first-person adventure with text-based elements is expected to be released on Steam in 2017. Turkish-based company Abyss GameWorks discussed the production of their new adventure game on the online game magazine 80 Level.

The Duracell Bunny Biography

A great example of 3D Animated Characters created in LightWave 3D

Tue 13 Dec 2016

London-based 3D Studio We are Formation impressed us once again with this great example of 3D animated characters created for the famous American battery manufacturer Duracell. Creative partner and 3D artist of We Are Formation, Louis du Mont granted us a few minutes to explain the importance of LightWave 3D in their production pipeline. Go behind the scenes and see how LightWave 3D enabled him to create this incredible project.

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