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Walking Through History

Mon 13 Jun 2016

For Carlo Cestra—a 3D CG Animator living in Menorca, Balearic Islands—CG was his passion long before it was his job. Working for the biggest TV channels as the U.S. TV channel History or the Italy's national public broadcasting company Rai, Carlo has become a master in doing digital reconstructions for archeological, historical and scientific projects. Through this interview, he shares his vision and explains how LightWave became his tool of choice to speed up his workflow.

Displacement Effects Tutorials

Fri 06 May 2016

Want a quick way to create displacement effects in LightWave? Check out the cool tutorials posted by LightWave artist Dan Ritchie on his Vimeo channel. You'll see some great examples of displacement effects that could help you to express your creativity!

Free Architectural scene

Awesome Free LightWave 3D Scene by Oscar Anchondo

Fri 06 May 2016

The amazing artist Oscar Anchondo recently shared with the LightWave Community a stunning Architectural scene for free. Created with the latest version of LightWave, Anchondo offers an incredible setup of a lovely modern loft with luxurious interior style. So if you want to be able to analyze how to create such gorgeous scene, make sure to grab this freebie! And don’t forget to share with him your scene’s improvements!

Matte Painting with Neil Maccormack

Stunning Digital Painting & Concept Art Videos using LightWave 3D and Photoshop

Thu 05 May 2016

Master in the art of creating impressive Sci-Fi artworks, Neil Maccormack shows us his amazing talent again in these stunning Digital Painting & Concept Art videos. Using LightWave 3D and Photoshop, Neil Maccormack describes in these 4 parts video tutorials how to create and set up your scene in LightWave to create a great sci-fi concept art. Prepare to be blown away by his talent!

Student Spotlight: Moises Rejano Arjona

From visual effects to video games, students at FX Animation rely on LightWave to prepare for their careers in real-world production environments.

Wed 04 May 2016

Founded in 2006, FX Animation (Barcelona) became one of Europe's top 3D and VFX schools. From visual effects to video games, students rely on LightWave to prepare for their careers in real-world production environments. Through this interview, the student and LightWave artist Moisés Rejano Arjona shares his own path to become a real professional with a very unique skillset.

LAYAN Project Unveiled

Muharraqi Studios relies on LightWave throughout the production pipeline for countless projects, including the creation of this breathtaking project—Layan—a luxury resort hotel in the Durrat Marina (Middles East)

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Muharraqi Studios shows once again his talent through this spectacular project, first of its kind in the world: considered as the most desirable locations in Bahrain at Durrat Marina, Layan simply defines luxury. Working simultaneously on the architectural project as well as the marketing side, these highly skilled LightWave 3D artists bring life to this breathtaking luxury residential waterpark. And each time LightWave plays an extremely important role in their production pipeline. Get ready to be impressed by the talent of Muharraqi Studios!

Voidrunner, Welcome to the Void!

This very talented independent game company reveals the reasons that they favor LightWave 3D for their game production

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Have you ever dreamed about becoming a space fighter pilot and flying through some surreal landscapes? With Voidrunner, get ready for an intense aerial dogfight! Developed by RealityArts, Voidrunner is an innovative multiplayer flight game that introduces FPS (First Person Shooter) controls to the flight game genre and showcases some impressive exotic and epic landscapes. Co-Founder & Project Director, Ismail Kemal Ciftcioglu and Kemal Günel, Lead 3D Artist, explain how they gained a major speed and quality boost from using LightWave. “Like an army waiting to do their creative bidding", LightWave became their greatest weapons in their arsenal.

Virtual Tour in the Ancient City of Lviv

Grafo-Mania creates this amazing interactive 3D installation of the city of Lviv as it looked like in mid-18th century

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Based on the work of the Polish architect and art historian, Janusz Witwicki, Grafo-Mania, a graphic studio specialized in architectural visualizations and real-time visualization, had to rebuild over 180 miniature buildings, including minuscule houses, churches and monasteries using 2 powerful software packages: LightWave and Unity. Thanks to their amazing work people can now immerse themselves and navigate freely in the ancient city of Lviv. A nice virtual way to learn the city’s history!