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Minuet (2014)

Contemporary Visual Artist Mats Jørgen Sivertsen uses LightWave 3D to create an impressive 17-minute short film

Thu 17 Dec 2015

Mats Jørgen Sivertsen is a contemporary visual artist living and working in Oslo, Norway. Through the use of various artistic media - from comics to photography, film and installations - Sivertsen expresses his talent and his point of view on topics such as transhumanism and cyborgs. In this interview Mats Jørgen Sivertsen shares his thoughts on the creative power of LightWave 3D and tells us about his latest LightWave project Minuet, an impressive 17-minute sci-fi/drama.

Creating Terrain with LightWave 3D

Simon Smalley shows us his amazing talent in this beautiful tutorial video

Thu 17 Dec 2015

Using procedurals, LightWave baked textures and Instancing, Simon Smalley shows us his amazing talent in this tutorial video. Step by step, you will discover the quick process of creating this beautiful grass image and how fast instancing in LightWave can be!

A.ero II, a sci-fi Drone

Italian artist Massimo Zuanazzi created an amazing Drone project in LightWave

Thu 17 Dec 2015

From modeling to animation, LightWave gave the Italian artist Massimo Zuanazzi all the tools he needed to create this stunning Drone project called A.ero II. Read all about his creative process and be sure to check out the video!

Making of Cavius Maximus

Digital Artist Farkas Ekho Zsolt share the making of his latest monumental project. All done in LightWave

Thu 17 Dec 2015

The very talented artist Farkas Ekho Zsolt impressed us this month with an amazing architectural project which we would like to share with the LightWave 3D Community: the creation of an entire ancient city, Cavius Maximus, inspired by the Roman architecture and visualized in LightWave. Watch the video and get ready for some fantastic work! If you are curious about his creative process, you should definitely take a look to his website!

New version of LWCAD 5.0!

WTools3D has released its latest version of LWCAD

Tue 10 Nov 2015

WTools3D has released its latest version of LWCAD, a top set of add-on modeling plugins for LightWave 3D. LWCAD 5.0 contains some revolutionary features as a new standardized NURBS curve 2, Smart Mesh and Smart Edit which are absolutely unique in the industry. Also new set of archiviz tools which is specially designed for creating architecture. It allows user to create a complex building in a few minutes. So watch the new features in action and get a great overview of what you can do with this new version!

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The VFX & digital postproduction studio i-real Studios released their lastest LightWave 3D work

Fri 06 Nov 2015

With branches in Madrid, Barcelona, Portugal, Peru and Chile, the VFX & digital post production studio i-real Studios released their latest amazing work, Jackpot City Casino. Modeling, animation, simulations, dynamics, and layout were entirely made with LightWave 3D and “LightWave successfully copes with absolutely everything”!  i-real Studios opens its doors and share with us all the details of their stunning project.

Escargore, the new Horror-Comedy Short

ChronoSculpt has been used to create this incredible animated short film

Wed 04 Nov 2015

Director and Lecturer at Media Design School in Auckland (New Zealand,) Oliver Hilbert talks to us about Escargore, the latest third-year production completed in four months by a group of 22 students. He shares with us their creation process and how they used ChronoSculpt in their pipeline to create this beautiful short!

Japanese Anime Master: Shuhei Morita

Interview with Shuhei Morita from YAMATOWORKS

Fri 30 Oct 2015

On the occasion of the LightWave Wavy Awards 10th Anniversary, Tokyo-based LightWave reseller D-Storm interviewed the Oscar-nominated director Shuhei Morita (YAMATOWORKS) to learn more about his amazing career history, creative inspiration and use of LightWave in his anime pipeline.  Winner of the 1999 Japanese LightWave Wavy Awards competition, Morita explains how LightWave 3D has changed his life! Check out this inspiring interview of a Japanese Master Anime Creator, Director, and Artist!