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LightWave & 3D Printing

A great example of 3D printed models using LightWave 3D

Fri 26 Feb 2016

Focusing on VFX, 3DCG & Digital Contents, the Japanese magazine published early this month an article about 3D printing. With the help of LightWave 3D, Tsuyoshi Oda and Katsuyoshi Miyazima use the possibilities of 3D printing create innovative pieces of art like these 3D models of anime characters. 8 models have been created so far. "I've been using LightWave 3D since I was a student, so I am familiar with this tool. Besides, LightWave is very intuitive for polygon modeling." says Katsuyoshi Miyazima. Even if the content is in Japanese, this article really deserves to be seen.

LWcad Logo Challenge Winners Revealed

WTools3D revealed the winner of the LWcad Logo Challenge

Wed 24 Feb 2016

The LWcad Logo Challenge has come to an end. Running until the end of January, WTools3D judges reviewed all the entries and revealed the winners. Many congratulations to Peter Satera, Artur Zgódka and Re Né for their winning entries!

Artist Spotlight: David Alexander Ary Ag├╝ero

Building a Freelance Career Worldwide with LightWave from Deep in the Heart of Buenos Aires

Mon 18 Jan 2016

While Argentine 3D Artist David Alexander Ary Agüero has always been interested in art and sculpting, when it comes to 3D modeling and animation, his interest rises to the level of a passion. With great attention to detail in creating stunning imaginary landscapes and characters, this extremely talented and well-known 3D artist relies on LightWave to deliver incredible results. If you do not know him yet, after one look at his portfolio we’re sure you’ll see why we have chosen him as our first LightWave Power Artist for 2016!

LightWave 3D & CSI

San Diego's investigators are able to create recontructions and animations of events and crime scenes using LightWave

Mon 18 Jan 2016

From modeling to animation, LightWave gives San Diego's investigators all the tools they need to create recontructions of real events and crime scenes, giving them the opportunity to better understand the dynamics of a car accident, a crime scene or the path of a bullet. The investigators are using LightWave 3D regularly to provide judges and juries some in depth look at the scenes. Take a look at this great video from the local San Diego breaking news, CBS News 8.

Bruce Branit, the Viral Videos Master

VFX, Viral Videos and latest News from the Amazing Visual Effects Artist Bruce Branit

Mon 18 Jan 2016

Bruce Branit has been interviewed early this month by the american TV Channel 41 Action News about his viral videos & upcoming projects including 1st footage of BULLY MECH! Much of Branit’s work relies upon solid 3D tracking to match visual effects elements with live action back plates. “LightWave 3D lets me produce films and Web serials that use visual effects in a way that’s unexpected for a micro-budget project. That’s why I’m basing the future growth of my company on this platform,” said Branit in his previous interview on LightWave 3D website. Be sure to read the full story!

Fuzzy Frog strikes back!

Fuzzy Frog delivers new mobile game using LightWave 3D and Unity

Mon 18 Jan 2016

UK-based Fuzzy Frog has released the trailer of their latest game Hugo Troll Race 2, which was created with LightWave 3D and Unity. Fuzzy Frog is not new 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. Get inspired to create your own digital gaming with LightWave 3D and don't forget to check their previous interview!

"Tom Little and the Magic Mirror" nominated for the Goya Awards

See how this talented production studio relies on LightWave 3D to create this beautiful 3D animated short

Mon 18 Jan 2016

Widely recognized as a hugely successful animated movie, the talented team at Ficción Producciones saw his first 3D film of Cuban origin "Tom Little and the Magic Mirror" (Meñique) nominated Best Animation Film for the Goya Awards 2016, the Spain's main national annual film awards. If you missed their story in our last Magazine Issue (p.52), go and check to see how this production studio relies on LightWave 3D software to create this beautiful 3D animated short .

Pirates, All Aboard!

Digital Artist Mahmoud Atashi share the making of his latest project. All done in LightWave

Mon 18 Jan 2016

How amazing the LightWave artist Mahmoud Atashi can be when it comes to create some impressive and lovely 3D characters! Expressing his creativity through the power of LightWave 3D, Mahmoud reveals to the LightWave Community the amazing process of creating his latest 3D work, the Octopus Project.  Prepare to be boarded!