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Studio Spotlight: Sublimation, Inc.

This Japanese animation studio really knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent!

Thu 27 Apr 2017

Founded in 2011 by a team of passionate artists and now with more than 40 CGI projects to their name, Sublimation, Inc. uses all the power of LightWave to produce stunning 3D cel-shaded animations and game titles for a broad range of shows such as  "Hirune Hime", "The Ancient Magus' Bride" and most recently "Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Love Warriors". Check out Sublimation's recent LightWave 3D works and get ready to be impressed by such unique talent!

The Monster Project 2016

Based on a child’s drawing, LightWave artist Riccardo Zema participated in this amazing project by creating this lovely 3D character

Wed 15 Feb 2017

By collaborating with Elementary students and finding inspiration from their imaginings, a passionate collection of artists bring together a unique concept: “The Monster Project”. The concept for the project is to invite children to freely express their creativity by drawing their favorite monster, then artists from all over the world bring the children’s designs to life in their own artistic styles! LightWave artist Riccardo Zema participated in this amazing project creating this lovely 3D character from one of the children’s drawings.


Low Poly Motion Graphics

Mark Warner relies on LightWave 3D for everything from modeling to animation to create his beautiful Low Poly style Motion Graphics

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Once again, the inspiring LightWave 3D Artist Mark Warner is offering another great overview of his creativity. From modeling to animation, LightWave 3D provides all the tools he needs to create these nice Motion Graphics for an (unreleased) music video. If you are interested in learning how to create this cute kind of animation, you can look for all the tutorial videos needed to recreate these effects in LightWave 3D on his YouTube channel.

Force of the Will – “L.S”

Determination, talent and LightWave 3D enabled the impressive Tokyo-based animation studio Yamatoworks to create this stunning animation

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Force of Will Co., Ltd., the company in charge of planning, developing, and selling the world-famous trading card game Force of Will, have decided to work on an anime adaptation project. Aiming for a 2018 release, the first step in this project is Force of Will the Movie. Along with the announcement of this project, six Japanese companies are working on their own animations, each approximately 15 minutes long. The Oscar-nominated director Shuhei Morita and his team at YamatoWorks have been working on “L.S”, a project based on the Cthulhu Mythos. Using the creative power of LightWave 3D, the team was able to work on this important project and bring Shuhei Morita’s stunning animation to life. Check out this video and get ready to be impressed by the unique talent of Morita-san and his team of talented artists.

Ted’s Tech Animation

LightWave artist Louis du Mont gives the inside scoop on creating this funny 3D animation

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Through this cute animation of a fake mock technology review, UK-based artist Louis Du Mont show us once again his incredible talent. Using his sculpting and animation skills, Du Mont walks us through the process of creating this 3D animated video, explaining how rewarding it felt to bring this stylized character to life.

Project Spotlight: Not Humans, Just Robots

Digital Artists Massimo Zuanazzi & René Falk Thomasius team up to create a beautiful tribute to the French electro music duo Daft Punk

Mon 13 Feb 2017

Coming straight out of a science fiction universe, each project from the Italian digital artist Massimo Zuanazzi demonstrates his great ability to create entertaining and inspiring projects using LightWave 3D. Massimo’s most recent work consists of modeling a highly-detailed 3D robot inspired directly by the universe of the French electronic music duo Daft Punk. With the help of his good friend and LightWave user René Falk Thomasius, they bring together an amazing tribute to the multi Grammy Award-winning electronic music duo. Take a closer look and see their fantastic work for yourself.

Artist Spotlight: Fumito Ueda

Interview with the creative genius behind the hit video game “The Last Guardian.”

Thu 26 Jan 2017

By creating games that deliver emotional impact, stunning artistic design, and extend far beyond mere entertainment, Fumito Ueda has greatly influenced the history of video games. Tokyo-based LightWave reseller D-Storm interviewed Fumito Ueda - director and lead designer of the video games masterpiece Ico (2001), Shadow of the Colossus (2005), and The Last Guardian (2016) - to learn more about his creative inspirations and how he has used LightWave 3D extensively in his video game pipeline throughout his amazing career history. Get ready to be inspired!

Fasten your seat belts please!

A great example of 3D illustrations created with LightWave 3D for the popular GQ Magazine

Tue 17 Jan 2017

From concept to cover, digital artist Graham Hutchings uses LightWave 3D to create revolutionary images for many of today's popular magazines. His most recent work consists of several beautiful illustrations for the February 2017 edition of the popular GQ Magazine. Mostly done in 2 days from sketch, concepts to rendering, these impressive images were entirely created with LightWave 3D. Take a closer look and see Graham’s fantastic work for yourself.

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