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Studio Spotlight: Lemonade3D

This award-winning animation studio knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent

Fri 18 Mar 2016

This month we shine the spotlight on the award-winning animation studio Lemonade3D, which has received over 50 international awards. Project manager and co-founder Milivoj Popovic explains how the team achieved such a stunning success with only one secret weapon: LightWave 3D. Let yourself be guided by the strong passion that rules this unique and extremely talented animation studio.

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!

IronClaw

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!

Tutorials, Plugins and Freebies

A list of new LightWave tutorials, plugins and freebies

Fri 26 Feb 2016

The LightWave Community has been very active this month. So we've created for you a list of new LightWave tutorials, plugins and freebies useful to any LightWave artist. There's lots to see and discover, so sit back and enjoy!

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!

LightWave 3D & CSI

San Diego's investigators are able to create recontructions and animations of events and crime scenes using LightWave

Mon 18 Jan 2016

From modeling to animation, LightWave gives San Diego's investigators all the tools they need to create recontructions of real events and crime scenes, giving them the opportunity to better understand the dynamics of a car accident, a crime scene or the path of a bullet. The investigators are using LightWave 3D regularly to provide judges and juries some in depth look at the scenes. Take a look at this great video from the local San Diego breaking news, CBS News 8.

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!

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