Platinum Platypus turns to LightWave to create over 100 visual effects shots for the STARZ Original Movie "Category 5"
Tue 13 May 2014
The artists at New-York based Platinum Platypus are no stranger to creating stellar visual effects for television and film. LightWave 3D is their tool of choice and it was used to make 100 visual effects shots for the STARZ Original storm disaster movie “Category 5.” Go behind the scenes and see how LightWave helped create the aftermath of the perfect storm.
Artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas walks you through the process of creating Benczúr Gyula's 2D painting Budavár Repossession in LightWave
Wed 23 Apr 2014
Ekho Farkas is no stranger to challenges—he took on the 2013 LightWave 3D Holiday Challenge and his entry emerged as the Facebook Fan Favorite. Recently, he took on a much larger challenge—recreating Benczúr Gyula's 19th century masterpiece "Budavár Repossession,” which hangs in the National Gallery of Hungary. See the shot breakdown Farkas shares for recreating this masterpiece in LightWave.
This sculptor with a passion for CG creates incredible art pieces using LightWave 11.6
Mon 17 Mar 2014
Steve Mcardle is not only a fine artist, illustrator, sculptor, animator and director; he’s also an incredible LightWave 3D artist. While a fan of manipulating things digitally, Mcardle likes to create a foundation in 3D and built upon it with drawing or photography. The results are stunningly beautiful, and a testament to LightWave’s mantra—made by artists for artists. One look at his portfolio and we’re sure you’ll see why we have chosen him as our Power Artist for March 2014.
LightWave plays a key role in this 2014 VES Award-winning Special Project
Wed 05 Mar 2014
This extremely ambitious project for the Kennedy Space Center teams LightWave veteran John Gross with a group of extremely talented artists to create the richly immersive "Space Shuttle Atlantis" project, bringing the illusion of being in outer space to viewers. Find out how LightWave performed in the pipeline and see for yourself why this stunning project received the 2014 VES Award for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project."
Filter Film Turns to LightWave to create "I am Colossus" Heavy Metal Music Video
Tue 04 Mar 2014
The heart-pumping music in Meshuggah’s heavy metal song “I am Colossus” is hard to ignore. But when accompanied by a symphony of noir imagery, created by the artists at Filter Film using LightWave 3D, the resulting music video becomes an explosion for the senses. Get an inside look at how they delivered what the client was looking for using LightWave.
Using LightWave to make advertising magic for Rocky Outdoor Gear and more
Mon 10 Feb 2014
Making art of advertising, artist Jason Allen Lee uses LightWave to create incredibly lifelike advertisments and product videos for Sullivan Branding. One of the most compelling campaigns to date includes Rocky Elements work boots, where Allen's attention to design, detail and texturing really creates a compelling end result. One look at his images and product videos and you'll see why we chose Jason as our artist of the month.
Artist Chris Jones
Mon 10 Feb 2014
Artist Chris Jones is well known for his independent animated short “The Passenger,” but now he has set his sights on replicating the human anatomy in CG. Have a look at his latest works in progress (WIPs) and see how he uses LightWave to create some incredibly realistic animations—his latest with over a million views. Now that’s a lot of eyeballs on this stunning WIP!
Artist Aristomenis Tsirbas knows how to use LightWave to create viral videos that really grab your attention
Thu 16 Jan 2014
Many careers have been made because a photographer or videographer just happened to stumble upon a major event as it unfolded, and capture it for all to see. The chances of this happening, however, are few and far between – many professionals have gone a lifetime without such luck. But, not so for filmmaker Aristomenis (“Meni”) Tsirbas, who creates lifelike OMG moments for the entire world to see. His tool of choice? LightWave 3D.