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LightWave 3D to Unreal Engine

Mon 13 Jun 2016

LightWave artist and lead 3D artist on the epic video game VoidRunner, Kemal Günel has released some pretty useful video tutorials. In these 2 part videos, you will learn how to setup a scene, textures and objects for interchanging assets between LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine 4. Let’s get started!

Kill Command - Behind the scene

Lightwave 3D used in the visual effects of Kill Command

Mon 13 Jun 2016

FX Guide's Mike Seymour spends time with the Emmy award-winning VFX artist and director Steve Gomez to learn more about the visual effects of the sci-fi action thriller Kill Command. Read the interview on FXGuide's website.

VFX with LightWave 3D

A great example of visual effects using LightWave 3D

Mon 13 Jun 2016

LightWave 3D gives you the tools needed to create great visual effects! The very talented digital artist Louis du Mont impressed us this month with this amazing mock documentary about Android's new interplanetary features. All the CG elements were created in LightWave 3D, so check this out!

Walking Through History

Mon 13 Jun 2016

For Carlo Cestra—a 3D CG Animator living in Menorca, Balearic Islands—CG was his passion long before it was his job. Working for the biggest TV channels as the U.S. TV channel History or the Italy's national public broadcasting company Rai, Carlo has become a master in doing digital reconstructions for archeological, historical and scientific projects. Through this interview, he shares his vision and explains how LightWave became his tool of choice to speed up his workflow.

FX Animation: Students' Final Project & Demo Reel Spotlight

Dani Folch & Albert Ribas

Wed 11 May 2016

As an artist, your showreel is one of your most valuable assets and shows the world your skillset. At FX Animation (Barcelona), students learn how to become real professionals: Dani Folch and Albert Ribas have combined their creativity and skills in this final project, giving us an example of some prodigious achievement!

Displacement Effects Tutorials

Fri 06 May 2016

Want a quick way to create displacement effects in LightWave? Check out the cool tutorials posted by LightWave artist Dan Ritchie on his Vimeo channel. You'll see some great examples of displacement effects that could help you to express your creativity!

Free Architectural scene

Awesome Free LightWave 3D Scene by Oscar Anchondo

Fri 06 May 2016

The amazing artist Oscar Anchondo recently shared with the LightWave Community a stunning Architectural scene for free. Created with the latest version of LightWave, Anchondo offers an incredible setup of a lovely modern loft with luxurious interior style. So if you want to be able to analyze how to create such gorgeous scene, make sure to grab this freebie! And don’t forget to share with him your scene’s improvements!

Matte Painting with Neil Maccormack

Stunning Digital Painting & Concept Art Videos using LightWave 3D and Photoshop

Thu 05 May 2016

Master in the art of creating impressive Sci-Fi artworks, Neil Maccormack shows us his amazing talent again in these stunning Digital Painting & Concept Art videos. Using LightWave 3D and Photoshop, Neil Maccormack describes in these 4 parts video tutorials how to create and set up your scene in LightWave to create a great sci-fi concept art. Prepare to be blown away by his talent!