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New Video Tutorials and Studio Reels Released 2014 SIGGRAPH Week

Tue 12 Aug 2014

The LightWave 3D Group put together a SOCIAL SHOWCASE for SIGGRAPH Week 2014. The line up, shared through LightWave social media networks, features a new LightWave 2014 Show Reel,  LightWave video tutorials from leading artists and instructors, artist and studio profiles, and more. Check out the line up, we're pretty sure there is something that you'll find interesting.

Platinum Platypus Studio Profile

Platinum Platypus relies on LightWave to deliver visual effects and 3D projects that clients love.

Tue 12 Aug 2014

LightWave is used in all aspects of Platinum Platypus's pipeline -- from motion graphics to visual effects. "You can be a generalist, dip your hand into everything and learn the whole scope of 3D with LightWave." 

"RoboCop" Revisited

Ghostlight turns to LightWave to help create a video spoof inspired by the 1987 "RoboCop" movie

Thu 17 Jul 2014

As menacing as ED-209 was on the silver screen in RoboCop, he’s just as menacing in this real life remake of the popular movie, even though he’s made with cardboard, aluminum, springs, Velcro, and bungee cord. Calling ED-209 the coolest movie robot of all time, twin brother David and James Codeglia used LightWave 3D to bring the formidable Enforcement Droid Series 209 to life and visualize the robot as a full-size walking costume, creating the blueprint for the real-world ED-209 prop in the comedic spoof Our RoboCop Remake.

Pleins feux sur Salif N'diaye

Détermination, talent et LightWave mènent avec succès cet artiste à une carrière de freelance, travaillant avec des entreprises de grande envergure.

Mon 14 Jul 2014

Salif N'diaye, natif d'Afrique de l'Ouest (Côte-d'Ivoire), mène une carrière de freelance en plein essor à Paris. Travaillant sur des projets d'animation 3D pour de grandes marques tels que Samsung, Peugeot, L'Oréal, Ford, Lucky Strike, les écouteurs AC /DC, il s'appuie sur LightWave pour obtenir des résultats étonnants. Découvrez par vous même pourquoi nous avons décidé de braquer les projecteurs sur cet artiste aussi talentueux.

Artist Spotlight: Salif Eric N'diaye

Determination, talent and LightWave lead this French artist to a successful freelance career working with high-profile companies

Mon 14 Jul 2014

Salif Eric N’diaye is a West Africa (Ivory Coast) native who has created a thriving freelance career in Paris producing 3D animation for ad agencies and high-profile accounts such as Samsung, Peugeot, L’Oreal, Ford, Lucky Strike, AC/DC headphones, and more. He relies on LightWave to deliver stunning results, and we think you’ll see why we are shining the spotlight on this talented artist this month. His interview is also available in French

Artist Spotlight: Graham Hutchings

From concept to cover, Hutchings uses LightWave to create revolutionary images for many of today's popular magazines

Sun 15 Jun 2014

Sometimes a concept is so complex that words alone are not enough to explain it effectively. Or, the design is so revolutionary that it earns a spot on the cover of a well-known technical publication. Graham Hutchings can add these credits to his body of graphic design work—all created with LightWave 11.6.3. Learn more about how Hutchings uses LightWave and see why he’s a LightWave Power Artist.

Vermeer's paintings might be 350 year-old color photographs

Boing Boing catches up with NewTek founder Tim Jenison on "Tims Vermeer" which used LightWave in the project

Wed 11 Jun 2014

NewTek Founder Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world: 
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? Here's how he conducted his experiment, which includes LightWave 3D software.

Project Spotlight: Creating a "Category 5"

Platinum Platypus turns to LightWave to create over 100 visual effects shots for the STARZ Original Movie "Category 5"

Tue 13 May 2014

The artists at New-York based Platinum Platypus are no stranger to creating stellar visual effects for television and film. LightWave 3D is their tool of choice and it was used to make 100 visual effects shots for the STARZ Original storm disaster movie “Category 5.” Go behind the scenes and see how LightWave helped create the aftermath of the perfect storm.