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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!

May 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Fri 20 May 2016

The May newsletter highlights talented artists and students from around the world: from Barcelona and Switzerland to Mexico and Argentina! We will discover some great works created by some students from one of Europe's top 3D and VFX schools--FX Animation. Neil Maccormack shows us his amazing talent again in some stunning Digital Painting & Concept Art videos. Go Behind the Scenes of the sci-fi movie Ocassus and see how LightWave 3D was used to create all the CG scenes. Also Oscar Anchondo shared with the LightWave Community a stunning Architectural scene for free followed by  the cool tutorials by LightWave artist Dan Ritchie. Enjoy!


April 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Fri 15 Apr 2016

We leap into April with an incredible Artist Spotlight features Riccardo Zema, a talented LightWave 3D artist based in Italy who possesses incredible when it comes to creating lovely 3D characters and impressive environments! You can also save Big and add LightWave to your toolkit by taking advantage of the LightWave Add-A-Seat / Upgrade Promotion. LAYAN Project, the first architectural project of its kind in the world, is also unveiled. Get ready for an intense aerial dogfight with Voidrunner and discover how LightWave 3D has been used on Sleepy Hollow S3E13. We close out the month with a great virtual tour of the Ancient City of Lviv and Ocassus, first Science Fiction movie ever been produced primarily in Argentina.

March 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Fri 18 Mar 2016

March has been a month of sheer greatness for the LightWave community! Save Big and add LightWave to your toolkit or upgrade a seat by taking advantage of the LightWave Add-A-Seat / Upgrade Promotion. We shine the spotlight on the unique and award-winning animation studio Lemonade3d, which has received over 50 international awards. Digital Artist Ricardo Urbano shares the making-of his latest project, a photo-realistic image from the legendary TV show Breaking Bad and WTools has released an update of their LWCAD plugin software. Discover also how the talented artist Chris Scalf relies on LightWave 3D to create beautiful 3D animated paintings and get inspired with great Star Wars tributes and an amazing video from Peter Denys. We close out the month with the amazing work of Alain Bidard on Battledream Chronicle, his latest 3D animated feature film and a great article on 3D Mapping with BILDzumTON.

January 2016 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Thu 14 Jan 2016

We ring in 2016 with some amazing news and stunning LightWave works! Our Artist Spotlight shines on the extremely talented and well-known 3D artist David Alexander Ary Agüero, who is creating imaginary landscapes and characters using LightWave. San Diego's investigators are able to create recontructions and animations of events and crime scenes using LightWave. We also extended the deadline of the LightWave Holiday Challenge to March 31st, so everyone has a little more time to join in and win a suite of products form the LightWave 3D Group. We also share with the LightWave Community some great stories this month: from amazing LightWave artists like Bruce Branit, Fabrice Loyola, Mahmoud Atashi and Mark Warner to some very talented studios like Fuzzy Frog, Ficción Producciones and Digital Mind, they all show us how to use LightWave to create stunning works! January turned out to be a pretty exciting month!

December 2015 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Tue 22 Dec 2015

We finish this year with some exciting news! The LightWave 3D Group is offering a very Special LightWave 3D Holiday Offer! We'll shine the spotlight on the gorgeous LightWave 3D artist Louis du Mont. We also bring to you several LightWave news and videos that have been shared this month on the LightWave 3D blog. Mats Jørgen Sivertsen shares with us the creation process of Minuet, a 17-minute short film as well as the italian artist, Massimo Zuanazzi, with his stunning Drone project. The 2015 LightWave Holiday Challenge is officially underway: this year we are looking for something special from our amazing LightWave community of artists and designers! The talented artists Farkas Ekho Zsolt and Milivoj Popovic reveal their latest 3D work. Andrew Comb and Umberto Celentano share with us insight into their Substance compound node and we will finish this year with an impressive 3D Kits series created by Spooka Pooka.

November 2015 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Fri 06 Nov 2015

We roll into November with some exciting news: the LightWave 3D Group is offering for a limited time the LightWave Production Suite for $695 Full or $395 Upgrade, with a saving of $998! We'll shine the spotlight on Nigel Schütte, an incredible artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We also bring to you several LightWave news and videos that have been shared this month on the LightWave 3D blog. Oliver Hilbert shares with us the creation process of Escargore and how they used ChronoSculpt in their pipeline to create this beautiful short! We also got an interview with the japanese anime creator, director, and artist, Shuhei Morita. We also spotlight some pretty great LightWave works: Eugenio García Villarreal releaved the making of his incredible "Back to the Future" image, go behind-the-scenes of the lastest LightWave 3D work of the VFX & digital postproduction studio i-real Studios, take a look to the beautiful Star Trek renders from Estúdio Makako and Kfir Ram and check the Oscar Anchondo's LightWave tutorial on the famous and most architecturally noteworthy home: the Kaufmann House.

October 2015 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Fri 09 Oct 2015

We kick off the month with some incredible news to share! This will be your last chance to get the lastest version of LightWave and save big, so don't miss out! The very talented Italian artist Alessandro di Fulvio opens the doors of his studio to share his experience with LightWave. The Official LightWave 3D Blog, a dedicated space to share information related to LightWave 3D development, is now live with 3 new posts. We wanted also to share several crazy renders from some very talented LightWave 3D artists. Through videos, Khalid Al-Muharraqi, Jeremy Park, Xavier Enfruns and René Falk Thomasius offer their lastest amazing LightWave works. You will discover the incredible series of motion graphics tutorials made by Mark Warner and you will get an eyeful of another stunning artist show reel.

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