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3D Weapon Render Challenge is On!

Submit your 3D models and renders for's new 3D weapons challenge

Wed 23 Apr 2014

Who doesn’t love a creative challenge? Especially when it involves using 3D to create weapons for game play? has unleashed a new contest that encourages participants to model and render original 3D weapons and submit them to the gallery for judging. This is your chance to show what you can do with LightWave 3D and its incredible renderer. The contest ends May 27, 2014. Visit the challenge page for all the details.

Tradition and Technology Meet in Bahrain

Dual Exhibition Honors LightWave Artist Khalid Al-Muharraqi and his Father Artist Abdulla Al-Muharraqi

Wed 12 Feb 2014

The saying “like father, like son” certainly applies to Abdulla Al-Muharraqi and his son Khalid Al-Muharraqi, two artists whose work will be honed in an art exhibit in Bahrain on March 4, 2014 with His Royal Highness, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain opening the exhibition. A highly skilled LightWave 3D Artist in his own right, Khalid Al-Muharraqi will host the “Muharraqi: Father & Son” exhibition, which will also showcase several new pieces, including an artistic masterpiece created by father and son using a mix of traditional and digital art techniques.

Winners of the 2013 Holiday Challenge are Revealed!

The winners of the LightWave 2013 Holiday Challenge show how to "Join the Rebellion" holiday style

Fri 17 Jan 2014

The LightWave 3D Group's first LightWave Holiday Challenge in 2013 was a resounding success with more than 20 entries, including two animations. Artists had a little over three weeks to create a holiday scene that incorporated the "Join the Rebellion" logo into the overall theme. We had so many incredible entries that we added winners for animation and fan favorite. Congratulations to winners David Alexander Ary Agüero (still image), Oscar Palma (animation), and Farkas Ekho Zsolt (Facebook fan favorite). 

View the LightWave Creators Session in Tokyo

View the archived live stream from Dstorm's 2013 LightWave Winter Creators Session

Tue 17 Dec 2013

LightWave continues to gain tremendous ground with artists in Japan, as was evidenced by the recent 2013 LightWave Creator's Session hosted by LightWave Reseller Dstorm in Tokyo. Our own Rob Powers and Lino Grandi shared with attendees the latest advancements in LightWave 11.6, NevronMotion and ChronoSculpt. Watch the recorded live stream presentations and see what you missed.


LightWave 2013 Holiday Challenge is Underway

It's our first holiday challenge with a twist; winner will get suite of products from the LightWave 3D Group

Fri 06 Dec 2013

The 2013 Holiday Challenge is underway! In the spirit of the season, we're looking for one outstanding image or animation created with LightWave that best represents the holiday season... with one special twist: The "Join the Rebellion" logo must be incorporated into the design. The contest is being held on the LightWave Facebook page, where participants will be able to upload their WIPs and final renders for consideraion. The winner of the challenge will receive a suite of products from the LightWave 3D Group that includes LightWave 11.6, NevronMotion and ChronoSculpt software. The challenge ends December 31, 2013 at 11:59 pm CST.

LightWave Creator's Winter Session 2013 - Tokyo, Japan

Dstorm's live event covers trends in 3DCG production with LightWave and the top artists using the technology

Tue 19 Nov 2013

This Tokyo-based event hosted by Dstorm covers trends in 3DCG production with LightWave. Guest speakers include the amazing artists from Kamikaze Douga and YAMATOWORKS as well as LightWave's own Rob Powers and Lino Grandi. The session will stream live on November 30, 2013 at

Click here to go directly to the Dstorm events page for more details and to register to attend the event on November 30, 2013.

LightWave 3D Space Station Contest Winners Revealed

Mon 18 Nov 2013

Who doesn't love a contest? Especially one that with a subject matter that involves science fiction. The LightWave Space Station contest, hosted by has come to an end. The judges reviewed all the entries, giving each a score from one to 10. The totals were tallied and the winners are revealed here,  Many congratulatiosn to these talented artists for their winning entries!

SIGGRAPH 2013: Thank You

A thank you video by the LightWave 3D Group for our supporters and sponsors

Mon 19 Aug 2013

SIGGRAPH 2013 was a great show for the LightWave 3D Group. This video shares the exciting three days in Anaheim and sending out a  thank you to  all of our sponsors and supporters.