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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!


Digital Artist Peter Denys shares the making of his latest project. All done in LightWave!

Fri 18 Mar 2016

Getting inspiration from the brilliant opening sequence of the most successful Fantasy TV series “Game of Thrones”, Peter Denys expresses his creativity through this personal project. Still in WIP, “IronClaw” was born with the goal of experimenting with the power of LightWave Tools. Take a look at the following article to learn the process to create this stunning animated intro.

Battledream Chronicle

See how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create this beautiful 3D animated feature film

Fri 18 Mar 2016

After 7 years working on this amazing project, the talented LightWave artist Alain Bidard saw his work widely recognized as a hugely successful animated movie in cel shading. Released on May 22nd in Martinique, its country of origin, Battledream Chronicle is now touring festivals: it has been selected in more than 30 festivals and won 5 awards so far. Read the full story and learn how LightWave helped to overcome all the challenges on this production!

LightWave & 3D Printing

A great example of 3D printed models using LightWave 3D

Fri 26 Feb 2016

Focusing on VFX, 3DCG & Digital Contents, the Japanese magazine published early this month an article about 3D printing. With the help of LightWave 3D, Tsuyoshi Oda and Katsuyoshi Miyazima use the possibilities of 3D printing create innovative pieces of art like these 3D models of anime characters. 8 models have been created so far. "I've been using LightWave 3D since I was a student, so I am familiar with this tool. Besides, LightWave is very intuitive for polygon modeling." says Katsuyoshi Miyazima. Even if the content is in Japanese, this article really deserves to be seen.

Artist Spotlight: David Alexander Ary Ag├╝ero

Building a Freelance Career Worldwide with LightWave from Deep in the Heart of Buenos Aires

Mon 18 Jan 2016

While Argentine 3D Artist David Alexander Ary Agüero has always been interested in art and sculpting, when it comes to 3D modeling and animation, his interest rises to the level of a passion. With great attention to detail in creating stunning imaginary landscapes and characters, this extremely talented and well-known 3D artist relies on LightWave to deliver incredible results. If you do not know him yet, after one look at his portfolio we’re sure you’ll see why we have chosen him as our first LightWave Power Artist for 2016!

Bruce Branit, the Viral Videos Master

VFX, Viral Videos and latest News from the Amazing Visual Effects Artist Bruce Branit

Mon 18 Jan 2016

Bruce Branit has been interviewed early this month by the american TV Channel 41 Action News about his viral videos & upcoming projects including 1st footage of BULLY MECH! Much of Branit’s work relies upon solid 3D tracking to match visual effects elements with live action back plates. “LightWave 3D lets me produce films and Web serials that use visual effects in a way that’s unexpected for a micro-budget project. That’s why I’m basing the future growth of my company on this platform,” said Branit in his previous interview on LightWave 3D website. Be sure to read the full story!

Compositing, Animation and Motion Design

From Modelling to Animation, the French artist Fabrice Loyola relies on LightWave to deliver great results.

Mon 18 Jan 2016

The LightWave artist Fabrice Loyola is not new to create great visual effects for advertising. Playing an important role in his digital artist career, LightWave 3D is his tool of choice and his all-in-one 3D software package. In this interview, he explains why he chose to rely on LightWave to deliver his great results.

Artist Spolight: Louis du Mont

Visiting We Are Formation in London

Thu 17 Dec 2015

Co-founded in 2012 by Creative Partner Louis du Mont and Managing Partner Jon Reidy, We Are Formation uses all the power of LightWave to produce stunning 3D animated characters, visual effects, virtual reality and other digital media experiences for a broad range of agency and corporate clients. Check out this inspiring interview!