Compositing, Animation and Motion Design

From Modelling to Animation, the French artist Fabrice Loyola relies on LightWave to deliver great results.

Mon 18 Jan 2016

The LightWave artist Fabrice Loyola is not new to create great visual effects for advertising. Playing an important role in his digital artist career, LightWave 3D is his tool of choice and his all-in-one 3D software package. In this interview, he explains why he chose to rely on LightWave to deliver his great results.

Show Reel Spotlight: Mark Warner

Mon 18 Jan 2016

As an artist, your show reel is one of your most valuable assets, it shows and sells your skills. This artist really knows how to use LightWave and After Effects to express his art. Specialized in Motion Graphics, the inspiring LightWave 3D Artist Mark Warner is offering a great overview of his creativity. If you have a reel that you're particularly proud of, be sure to drop us a note with more details and your URL at We would love to see your best work!

Little Kitty

3D Artist Jose Maria Molina uses LightWave 3D to create the cutest cat in the world!

Mon 18 Jan 2016

The spanish animation studio Digital Mind brings to life the cutest cat in the world using LightWave 3D. "Little Kitty" was born with the aim of creating a funny character to make short animated videos. From modelling to animation, this studio uses the powerful LightWave Tools and the flexibility of Genoma to create these impressive videos. Four of them have been created already so check these out!

10 Lightwave 3D Tips

LightWave artist Louis du Mont shares with us a collection of 10 LightWave 3D Tips

Fri 18 Dec 2015

LightWave artist Louis du Mont shares with the LightWave Community a collection of 10 and very useful LightWave 3D Tips! Enjoy!

Artist Spolight: Louis du Mont

Visiting We Are Formation in London

Thu 17 Dec 2015

Co-founded in 2012 by Creative Partner Louis du Mont and Managing Partner Jon Reidy, We Are Formation uses all the power of LightWave to produce stunning 3D animated characters, visual effects, virtual reality and other digital media experiences for a broad range of agency and corporate clients. Check out this inspiring interview!

Minuet (2014)

Contemporary Visual Artist Mats Jørgen Sivertsen uses LightWave 3D to create an impressive 17-minute short film

Thu 17 Dec 2015

Mats Jørgen Sivertsen is a contemporary visual artist living and working in Oslo, Norway. Through the use of various artistic media - from comics to photography, film and installations - Sivertsen expresses his talent and his point of view on topics such as transhumanism and cyborgs. In this interview Mats Jørgen Sivertsen shares his thoughts on the creative power of LightWave 3D and tells us about his latest LightWave project Minuet, an impressive 17-minute sci-fi/drama.

A Very Special LightWave Holiday Challenge

The 2015 LightWave Holiday Challenge is officially underway

Thu 17 Dec 2015

The 2015 LightWave Holiday Challenge is officially underway! In the spirit of the season, we are looking for one outstanding, original image or animation created with LightWave 3D. This year we are looking for something special from our amazing LightWave community of artists and designers! Follow this link to get the full details. Show us and the world your unique creativity!

Creating Terrain with LightWave 3D

Simon Smalley shows us his amazing talent in this beautiful tutorial video

Thu 17 Dec 2015

Using procedurals, LightWave baked textures and Instancing, Simon Smalley shows us his amazing talent in this tutorial video. Step by step, you will discover the quick process of creating this beautiful grass image and how fast instancing in LightWave can be!