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Fuzzy Frog Gets Game with LightWave 3D

Delivers new Superstar Skater mobile game to Hugo Games using LightWave 3D and Unity

Thu 04 Jun 2015

UK-based Fuzzy Frog has released a new mobile game titled Ronaldo & Hugo: Superstar Skaters, whic was created with LightWave 3D and Unity. No stranger to creating unique games, one of its most notable being Real Scary Spiders (created in conjunction with Animal Planet and Toys-R-Us), the team also received the Best Animation and Gaming Project award at the 2014 Digital Entrepreneur Awards. Download the Ronald & Hugo game app and get inspired to create your own digital gaming creation  with LightWave. 

Call for Content: LightWave 3D 2015 Show Reel

Send in your best LightWave 3D animations and reels for an opportunity to be featured in the upcoming LightWave 2015 Show Reel

Thu 28 May 2015

The LightWave 3D Group has announced a call for LightWave 3D content for its 2015 show reel. Work artists, students, and studios is welcome. All the details of how to submit your work for consideration is inside. All content must be received by Monday August 31, 2015 to be considered for inclusion. 

It’s a Snail’s Life

Artist Lorenzo Zita gets creative in 3D Artist magazine with a how-to tutorial with LightWave 3D and Zbrush

Mon 18 May 2015

Lorenzo Zita is no stranger to creating amazing (and unusual) characters with LightWave 3D. He recently created a tutorial for 3D Artist magazine issue 79  that details how he modeled and textured a slimy snail with LightWave 3D and Zbrush. He expands the article with a video tutorial that you won’t want to miss.

HurleyWorks Releases Advanced Placement Plugin

For LightWave 11.6.3 and LightWave 2015, this plugin

Mon 18 May 2015

The Advanced Placement plugin by Hurleyworks inc. is an interactive physics-based tool for placing scene items and their instances or clones into a LightWave 11.6.3 or LightWave 2015+ scene. The company is offering a limited time $149 launch price (a savings of $50). Click to view videos and get more details about this new plugin.

Get to Know "Tokyo Ghoul"

Oscar Nominaee Shuhei Morita delivers popular anime TV series with LightWave 3D

Mon 18 May 2015

We love anime - especially when created with LightWave 3D. Discover "Tokyo Ghoul," a popular anime television series created with LightWave 3D by Oscar Nominee Shuhei Morita.

Understanding OctaneRender for LightWave 3D

Lino Grandi offers a series of video tutorials that detail using the Otoy OctaneRender plugin for LightWave 3D

Mon 18 May 2015

We have a new series of training videos from resident LightWave artist Lino Grandi that are designed to get you up to speed with features such as the Camera, Displacement, Render Target,  FiberFX, and Instancing. See how these videos can help simplify the learning curve when working with OctaneRender and Lightwave 3D.

Tool Chefs Unveils Free Deformation Plugins for LightWave

New Harmonic Deformer and V-Deformer plugins available for creating deformations in LightWave 11 and LightWave 2015

Thu 14 May 2015

The Tool Chefs Harmonic Deformer is a free form deformer plugin for LightWave 11 and LightWave 2015 that uses a closed mesh (cage) to deform a high-resolution mesh. Its implementation is based on the SIGGRAPH Paper from Pixar about Harmonic Coordinates for Character AnimationBased on an earlier plugin by Daniele Federico, V-Deformer can be used to deform a mesh using multiple magnet handles, a polyline, or a spline curve and is particularly useful for morph creation and combing hair. 

LightWave 3D Group Unveils Get the Love $695 Crossgrade Promotion for all 2D and 3D Software

For a limited time, add the powerful, easy-to-use modeling, rendering and animation tools in LightWave 3D to any creative pipeline at an exclusive price

Fri 13 Feb 2015

The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is offering a $695 (USD) crossgrade price for a full license of LightWave 2015 software to current owners of all other 2D and 3D software programs for only $695, a savings of $300 over the current $995 (USD) retail price of LightWave. The $695 crossgrade offer is set to end February 20, 2015