Teams with OTOY to save 3D artists and designers up to $500 by pairing leading 3D modeling, rendering and animation software with a high-performance GPU-based rendering program
Tue 12 Aug 2014
We love extreme rendering results and performance, which is why we have teamed up with OTOY to bring you a really sweet Bundle Up and Save promotion! Find out more about how you can save up to $500 and walk away with a creative bundle that will appeal to the artist in you!
Thu 31 Jul 2014
When actors, chainsaws, and shark-filled tornadoes come together onscreen, it’s television magic. Such is the case with Sharknado 2: The Second One, which delivers even more excitement than the original Sharknado of 2013. The creative team at The Asylum turns to LightWave 3D software to deliver 99% of the visual effects for the sequel to the Syfy Network’s popular Sharknado franchise.
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.
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.
The LWG teams up with SketchFab to create a new exporter plug-in to share, embed and view interactive 3D models online
Thu 12 Jun 2014
The LightWave 3D Group has teamed up with Sketchfab Inc. to deliver a free plug-in for LightWave 3D software version 11.5 or higher that seamlessly exports 3D models from LightWave to Sketchfab, a popular online web platform that allows users to publish, share, embed, and view interactive 3D models in real time.
The ultimate LightWave challenge is underway—spaceship designs to be featured in the upcoming “Space Command” movie
Thu 05 Jun 2014
The LightWave 3D Group has teamed up with Marc Scott Zicree’s “Space Command” franchise to deliver the ultimate sci-fi challenge to the LightWave 3D community—the opportunity to have your spaceship(s) featured in the upcoming Space Command movie, with screen credit to the winning artists. Winning artists will also receive an array of prizes from the LightWave 3D Group, including LightWave 11.x, ChronoSculpt, and NevronMotion software.
Offers 3D artists time-based content sculpting and correction of cache animation and dynamic simulations
Tue 25 Mar 2014
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a free 30-day full feature trial version of ChronoSculpt software is now available. Chronosculpt offers an intuitive way for artists using any professional 3D modeling and animation software on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems to create content with custom morph targets or fluidly sculpt animation performances over time.
Microsoft Kinect-based mocap and retargeting system easily captures, adjusts and retargets motion to 3D objects and characters in LightWave 11.6
Wed 12 Mar 2014
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today a new educational pricing program for NevronMotion™, motion capture and retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 on Windows. Qualifying students and educators can now take advantage of the full-feature version of NevronMotion for the special price of $99 (USD); regularly priced at $299 (USD).