January 2015 LightWave Newsletter
A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News
Posted: Mon 12 Jan 2015
A 3D animator for more than 14 years, KHAN continues to learn new 3D techniques, perfecting his skills and expanding the way he visualizes the physical world with objects, lighting and textures. In his digital creative studio—Paris-based 555Lab—he creates animations for many high-profile brands including: Audi, Van Cleef & Arpels, Dior, Nespresso, Champagnes Bollinger, Armani, Deutz and Masterdisk to name but a few. See how this talented artist uses LightWave 3D to create impressive results for all his clients.
What better way to kick off 2015 than with LightWave 2015? If you haven’t made the move to the newest version of LightWave yet, here’s your chance to try it free for 30 days. Be sure to register your trial software and receive full features, no limitations. Get it now!
We Are Formation turned to LightWave 3D to create quite possibly the cutest educational video campaign ever featuring flu monsters. Created for client Big Pink, on behalf of GlaxoSmithKline, the characters in this video are so loveable, you will find yourself smiling. Yes, smiling at flu germs!
One of the most popular shows on the Syfy Channel, Defiance has a dedicated LightWave pipeline and a team of artists that rely on the software to help them deliver stellar visual effects for each and every episode. Have a look at what the VFX team accomplishes in this behind the scenes montage from Season 2, and prepare for Season 3.
Paradigm Marketing and Creative chose LightWave to create videos for Artisan on the 18th and Opus29—both apartment projects in the Nashville area. Not only did Paradigm handle the 3D, it also did all the branding, marketing, and advertising. Take a peek at these impressive videos and get inspired!
The 2014 LightWave Holiday Challenge judging ended in a dead heat—between futuristic and traditional images. So, what better way to end the standoff than to declare two winners: Lorenzo Zitta and Nads Ads—both received LightWave 2015, ChronoSculpt and NevronMotion software from the LightWave 3D Group. Check out the winning images and give them a round of applause!
Created by Mark Harrison VFX, the story of Gangoul & Tricksey is an animated short film slated for Halloween 2016 that is springing to life with LightWave 3D. The story is set on the eve of Halloween and tells the tale of a mean and nasty sweets fanatic who is unwilling to share his hoard of candy before one special trick or treater helps him discover the real meaning of Halloween. Stay tuned as the story unfolds.
3D World magazine for CG artists is offering the first three issues for just $10/£5 when you subscribe. Each issue includes tutorials, inspiration, and tips covering animation, VFX and 3D skills, including regular tutorials on LightWave 3D. Subscribe before January 31, 2015 and you can get three trial issues for $10/£5. Get all the details here.