Let's get ready for Black Holes S1!
The animated short series created in LightWave 3D is now finally going into production!
Tue 25 Apr 2017
We are excited to tell you that, Noodles Studio -- who is behind the amazing 3D animated Black Holes short -- has reached their funding goals with their KickStarter campaign. The LightWave 3D Group would like to congratulate the film makers and the talented LightWave 3D artists on this milestone achievement! We can't wait for the release of Season 1 of BlackHoles so that we can enjoy your work!
Black Holes – Kickstarter Campaign
Let’s see more awesome work out of the Noodles Studio team of talented LightWave 3D artists!
Fri 03 Mar 2017
A new Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a project called “Black Holes” which many worldwide LightWave artists may find very appealing. Noodles Studio has designed the campaign to help support production efforts for Season 1 of the stunning 3D animated “Black Holes” short! Check it out, fund it if you’re interested, and let’s see more awesome work from Noodles Studio's team of talented LightWave 3D artists!
3rd Powers Tools
New amazing tools have been unveiled
Thu 03 Nov 2016
Japanese software developer 3rd Powers unveiled early this month some amazing tools including a 3D Sticker, Lattice Deformer 2 and Paint Weights. Check the following video to get a complete overview of these new features in action.
We have a Winner!
The LightWave Holiday Challenge 2015/2016 is a wrap and the winner is revealed!
Fri 15 Apr 2016
The Annual LightWave Holiday Challenge has drawn to a close! Congratulations to Milivoj Popovic, who wins the challenge with this lovely image! He will receive LightWave 2015, ChronoSculpt and NevronMotion software. Thanks to everyone for participating and stay tuned for the next contest! In case you missed it, you can check out the contest here.
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!
OctaneRender 3.0 plugin for LightWave
New version of the OTOY OctaneRender™ plugin for LightWave 3D
Thu 17 Dec 2015
Juanjo Gonzalez released a new version of the OTOY OctaneRender™ plugin for LightWave 3D. This is the first alpha build of the 3.0 plugin and it's available for Lightwave 10.1, 11.6 and 2015.3 Windows x64 (the OSX build will be released as soon as possible). Enjoy!
PBR workflow in LightWave
Andrew Comb and Umberto Celentano share with the LightWave Community insight into their Substance compound node
Thu 17 Dec 2015
This month, the talented LightWave 3D artists Andrew Comb and Umberto Celentano share with the LightWave Community insight into their Substance compound node, which makes rendering Physically Based materials in LightWave very straightforward. Working together to improve the quality and the performances of the PBR node, they explain how to use the Substance Painter Compound Node in LightWave.
ToolChefs plugins for free!
Mon 23 Nov 2015
Specializing in the creation of unique plugins for a variety of software, ToolChefs announced that all their tools are now available for free! Harmonic Deformer, Modeling Toolset and V-Deformer plugins will help you for creating deformations in LightWave 11 and LightWave 2015! So it's time to see them in action and add them to your workflow!