May 2013 LightWave Newsletter
A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News
Posted: Wed 29 May 2013
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LightWave Power Artist: Naoya Kurisu
Artists from around the world rely on LightWave to create works of art—for companies, clients and even themselves. We are proud to feature Japanese Artist Naoya Kurisu whose use of LightWave to create anime-style artwork with 3D elements delivers breathtaking results.
Inside the World of Inhance Digital
The artists at Inhance Digital deliver some of the most innovative, interactive and visually compelling visual effects, animation and compositing projects in the industry, covering everything from aerospace and healthcare to broadcast, feature films and games. Go inside the studio and meet the artists to see how LightWave helps this progressive studio keep quality and budgets in check.
3D World: FiberFX for Icicle Fur
LightWave Artist Neil Maccormack recently created a tutorial for 3D World magazine that shares his experience of using FiberFX in LightWave 11 to make icicle-like fur and hair for one of his characters. See how this powerful feature can easily transform your characters into something magical.
SIGGRAPH 2013 Free Exhibits Passes
The LightWave Group will be front and center again this year at SIGGRAPH 2013, Booth #303. As you might expect, there will be plenty of inspirational artists and high-profile projects on stage, along with loads of how-to LightWave tutorials and how-to instruction from talented artists and designers from around the globe. Of course there will be plenty of surprises in store for you, too. Register for your free Exhibits Pass today and use promo code: LWAVE11 to get in FREE!
Spotlight on Education: 3D Puppets School
Advancements in technology and industry throughout Mexico continue to fuel new opportunities for artists, designers and animators. But going rogue and learning the intricacies of 3D modeling and animation software without the guidance of an instructor isn't for everyone. Enter 3D Puppets School. See how this progressive school, nestled deep in the heart of Mexico, teaches its students the art of 3D with LightWave.
From Rome to Barcelona with 3D
LightWave President Rob Powers recently visited students and artists in Italy and Spain to discuss everything from real-world production tips to upcoming technology advancements from the LightWave 3D Group. Students at the Università di Tor Vergata in Rome, Italy and FX Animation School in Barcelona, Spain turned out in droves to meet Powers, see firsthand the latest advancements in LightWave, and share their exceptional 3D work made with LightWave.
Get in the Gallery!
Want to show the world your best LightWave 3D work? There's no better way to showcase your amazing 3D talent than to be featured in the LightWave Gallery. The LightWave Gallery showcases artists from around the world who use LightWave 3D to create everything imaginable—from alien ships to architectural interiors. So go ahead! Show off a little and send us your best work. If selected, your work will be featured for everyone to admire.
Iron Sky Sequel Prepares to Launch
Finnish Director Timo Vuorensola is preparing the masses for the sequel to the indie hit "Iron Sky." Who can forget the impressive visual effects and CG shots that were created by the small but nimble team of LightWave artists working on the movie? Now, as we ready ourselves for "Iron Sky: The Coming Race," we can hardly wait to see the role LightWave plays in coming days. So if you're a fan of "Iron Sky" and want to show your support for the project, check out the Indiegogo funding campaign and get onboard if you want to be a part of the journey.