October 2015 LightWave Newsletter
A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News
Posted: Fri 09 Oct 2015
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Omnivision is a company that specializes in beautifully rendered digital architectural images using all of the power of LightWave to create stunning architectural visualizations. With great attention to detail and impressively designed interiors, the very talented Italian artist, Alessandro Di Fulvio, granted us a few minutes to answer our questions.
Welcome to the Official LightWave 3D Blog, a dedicated space for us to communicate more directly to you to share information related to LightWave 3D development and other interesting tips, facts, and interviews. Three posts are already online and they are the first of many planned new blog posts, so stay tuned!
This month, the talented group of LightWave 3D artists, Oscar Anchondo, Artur Zgódka & David Alexander Ary Agüero show the power of LightWave creating these incredible renders. Don't forget to share and submit your best LightWave 3D images on the LightWave Gallery. It’s fun to show off and be noticed and we always love to include the best work in our worldwide advertising to give great exposure to our amazing LightWave artists.
Khalid Al-Muharraqi shows us again his amazing talent in this beautiful architectural project. It was created as a marketing tool for the launch of the WaterBay project in Bahrain, a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. This project is fully rendered in LightWave, with over 8 million polygons loaded while rendering! So sit back, relax and watch this amazing video.
Do you want an easy and quick way to learn some Motion Graphics tricks using LightWave? Watch the cool tutorials posted by artist Mark Warner on his Vimeo channel. You'll see some great examples of simple scenes that could help you to express your creativity!
After a few months away from 3D, Xavier Enfruns is back with more Gundam universe renders. Renders are done 100% in LightWave! For some of them, the texturing process has been done through Substance Painter and rendered in the LightWave native render engine. A special thanks to Andrew Comb for his outstanding nodes.
As an artist, your show reel is one of your most valuable assets, it shows the world your talents and sells your unique skillset. LightWave 3D Artist Ryota Suyama provided us with his very impressive reel and we wanted to share it with you as well. If you have a reel that you are particularly proud of, be sure to drop us a note with more details and your URL at demoreel@lightwave3d. We would love to see your best work and we will be sharing the best work with the LightWave community to help get the word out about talented LightWave artists.
In this video, LightWave Guru, aka René Falk Thomasius, shows us how fast instancing and rendering (using OctaneRender in this case) in LightWave can be. So let's take a step outside and explore his beautiful virtual natural landscape environment!