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Studio Spotlight: Lemonade3D

This award-winning animation studio knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent

Fri 18 Mar 2016

This month we shine the spotlight on the award-winning animation studio Lemonade3D, which has received over 50 international awards. Project manager and co-founder Milivoj Popovic explains how the team achieved such a stunning success with only one secret weapon: LightWave 3D. Let yourself be guided by the strong passion that rules this unique and extremely talented animation studio.

From Painting to 3D Animation

See how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create these beautiful 3D animated paintings

Fri 18 Mar 2016

For Chris Scalf — who was first a digital photo-realist artist — 3D and Animation became extensions of his qualities. Using LightWave 3D like a digital canvas, this truly fantastic artist brings life to paintings: “I tried a lot of various respectable software, but LightWave was the only one that seemed to be the fastest most effective one for his technique.” Through this article, you will understand how fascinating this technique is. Prepare to be blown away by his talent!

Breaking Bad

Digital Artist Ricardo Urbano share the making-of his latest project, a photo-realistic image from the legendary TV show Breaking Bad

Fri 18 Mar 2016

Expressing his creativity through the power of LightWave 3D, Ricardo Urbano reveals to the LightWave Community the amazing process to create his latest 3D work: an impressive CGI image of the legendary TV show Breaking Bad. Get ready to enter Walter White's laboratory to discover how this 3D artist relies on LightWave and OTOY OctaneRender to create this photorealistic image.


Digital Artist Peter Denys shares the making of his latest project. All done in LightWave!

Fri 18 Mar 2016

Getting inspiration from the brilliant opening sequence of the most successful Fantasy TV series “Game of Thrones”, Peter Denys expresses his creativity through this personal project. Still in WIP, “IronClaw” was born with the goal of experimenting with the power of LightWave Tools. Take a look at the following article to learn the process to create this stunning animated intro.

Battledream Chronicle

See how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create this beautiful 3D animated feature film

Fri 18 Mar 2016

After 7 years working on this amazing project, the talented LightWave artist Alain Bidard saw his work widely recognized as a hugely successful animated movie in cel shading. Released on May 22nd in Martinique, its country of origin, Battledream Chronicle is now touring festivals: it has been selected in more than 30 festivals and won 5 awards so far. Read the full story and learn how LightWave helped to overcome all the challenges on this production!

3D Projection Mapping with BILDzumTON

A great example of 3D projection mapping using LightWave 3D

Thu 10 Mar 2016

BILDzumTON has been working as visual jockey for over 15 years.  As a video artist, he is now turning his creative ideas into 3D projections, connecting with audiences in a new way. Adding extra dimensions, optical illusions, and notions of movement on a building of a German public service company, BILDzumTON uses LightWave 3D as a tool to create and map these nice 3D projections.

The best modeling plugin for LightWave 3D becomes even better

WTools3D has released an update of their LWCAD plugin software

Mon 07 Mar 2016

WTools3D has released an update of their LWCAD plugin software, an amazing architectural design and visualization plugin for LightWave 3D. Watch the LWCAD 5.1 new features in action and get a great overview of what you can do with this new updated version! Learn more at

Tutorials, Plugins and Freebies

A list of new LightWave tutorials, plugins and freebies

Fri 26 Feb 2016

The LightWave Community has been very active this month. So we've created for you a list of new LightWave tutorials, plugins and freebies useful to any LightWave artist. There's lots to see and discover, so sit back and enjoy!