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June 2017 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Thu 29 Jun 2017

This month, we shine the spotlight on the Japanese-based studio Montage Inc. and their Panasonic's stunning installations. We also share Ghostlight's recent VFX showreel as well as some lovely projects from two LightWave users, Simon Smalley and Garry Mellor. Our own Lino Grandi gives us an insight of the LightWave Next’ FiberFX with some great tiger renders. We close out the month with a great example of 3D illustrations created for the popular ‘Time” Magazine and the stellar UK event, WNC Create Expo.

April 2017 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Fri 28 Apr 2017

We have prepared for you a Special NPR (Non Photorealistic Rendering) Edition of the LightWave 3D Newsletter! Discover the amazing talent of Sublimation, the Japanese animation studio responsible for the CG effects of “Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love” and discover their latest stunning works entirely created in LightWave 3D!  For the Star Blazers fans, go behind-the-scenes of the new seven-part theatrical film project done in LightWave 3D and discover all the secrets of this monumental work of sci-fi animation. Also, with the free YS plug-ins, add powerful tools to your personal toolkit and learn how these unique tools boost your creativity when creating beautiful cel-shaded animations. We finally round out the month with some very talented LightWave 3D artists showing how LightWave 3D can be used to realize stunning works! Happy reading!

March 2017 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Thu 09 Mar 2017

This month we highlight some great LightWave 3D works and news! We shine the spotlight on Massimo Zuanazzi’s latest work, a highly-detailed 3D robot inspired directly by the universe of the French electronic music duo Daft Punk. A new LightWave blog post gives an insight of the new LightWave next features dedicated to Anime! Moreover, get ready to be impressed by the unique talent of Morita-san and his team of artists. We also got some great LightWave 3D inspirations to share with the community! Go behind the scenes of the latest creative projects of Louis Du Mont and discover the lovely 3D character created by Riccardo Zema. You can also support Black Holes' Kickstarter campaign, download a free architectural scene created by Peter Waldemar and see Steve Hurley’s new dynamics plugin in action. We finally close out the month with a great example of VFX created in LightWave 3D.

January 2017 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Thu 26 Jan 2017

We ring in 2017 with some stunning LightWave works! Our Artist Spotlight shines on Fumito Ueda, the creative genius behind the hit video game “The Last Guardian.” LightWave artist Peter Waldemar gives the inside scoop on creating top-quality architectural visualization for the furniture industry and digital artist Graham Hutching give us a great example of 3D illustrations created with LightWave 3D for the popular GQ Magazine. We also feature the interview of Black Holes' team during the Sundance Film Festival 2017 as well as the teaser of the stunning 12 minutes’ 3D animated short created in LightWave 3D. We also share to the LightWave 3D community another great project from Muharraqi Studios, an overview of the FX Animation Barcelona's students’ creativity and a behin-the-scene of a new text-based game adventure, Tartarus. January turned out to be a pretty exciting month!

December 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Tue 20 Dec 2016

We finish this year with some great news to share with the LightWave 3D community! This month, Noodles Studio gives us an insight into their latest project --"Black Holes"-- a 3D Animated TV Series that will be presented during 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Go behind the scenes and see how LightWave 3D enabled We are Formation to create a set of 3D animated characters for the famous American battery manufacturer Duracell. We also got some great LightWave 3D inspirations from Engram Studio, a new blog post on the Official LightWave 3D Blog and we will finish this year with a great example of modeling and texturing project from a talented LightWave 3D artist.

November 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Wed 16 Nov 2016

The November newsletter is here and highlights talented LightWave 3D artists from around the world! This month we shine the spotlight on a mind-blowing piece of art -- Nanjin Road 20-509 -- created by the talented LightWave artist Farkas Ekho Zsolt. We also got some great LightWave 3D inspirations to share with the community!  Go behind the scene of the funny and visually impressive CG image made by Lorenzo Zitta and see how LightWave 3D played a great role in rendering the project. You will discover also the first animated short film of the talented Japanese artist Hajime Kurono, the latest show reel of the Spanish-based studio Gosho and the new 3rd Powers tools in action. We finally close out the month with the LightWave Add-A-Seat Promotion.

October 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Wed 19 Oct 2016

We roll into October with some incredible projects created with LightWave 3D. This month we shine the spotlight on a pretty awesome project: LightWave 3D Artists Olivier and Laurent Giboulot share with us an interesting 3D project recently made for Westside, a French company that offers a selection of products from the cycle to urban skating. Artist Farkas Ekho Zsolt turned to LightWave to recreate Johann Peter Krafft's 2D painting in 3D, with stunning results. Take a look at the amazing Gundam tribute video created by the Italian LightWave 3D artist Antonio Vallorani. Grab also a free sample scene from Oscar Anchondo and if you haven't already done so, don't forget to check out the latest version of LWCAD. We close out the month with an exciting LightWave Add-A-Seat Promotion.

2016 Summer Edition - LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Tue 19 Jul 2016

We head into summer with an exciting LightWave Add-A-Seat Promotion that allows you to add seats of LightWave 2015 to your pipeline or upgrade from an earlier version and save big money! This month, the artist spotlight is on Italian-artist Carlo Cestra: he shares his vision and explains how LightWave became his tool of choice to speed up his workflow. A stellar LightWave event is happening in the UK on July 21, so get a chance to win the Lightwave 3D full production suite. Additionally, Louis du Mont impressed us with an amazing mock documentary about Android's new interplanetary features, Salif Eric N’diaye is once again showing his talent with a great example of 3D logo animation & motion graphics, Kemal Günel has released 2 videos tutorials about LightWave 3D to Unreal Engine 4. Also, watch the recorded live stream presentations of the LightWave Wavy Awards 2015-2016 and get ready for an intense aerial dogfight with Voidrunner. Enjoy!

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