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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!

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.

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