Interview with Oliver Hotz

We speak to Oliver Hotz from Origami Digital about his OD Toolset for LightWave 2018

Mon 01 Jan 2018

Well known and respected LightWaver Oliver Hotz from Origami Digital talks to use about his OD Tools pack for LightWave 2018.

Project Spotlights: Montage Inc.

Go behind the scenes and see how LightWave 3D enabled this creative team to bring these stunning installations to life

Tue 20 Jun 2017

Working on video productions many high-profile brands such as Panasonic Corporation, Japanese-based studio Montage Inc. uses all the power of LightWave 3D to produce stunning installations. Thanks to their amazing talent, Panasonic’s installations were honored for “Best Storytelling” in the competition that selects the best exhibitions of Milano Design Week 2017 and "People's Choice Award" at the Milano Design Award 2016. Go behind the scenes and see how LightWave 3D enabled them to create these stunning installations.

"TIME" Cover Art

A great example of 3D illustrations created with LightWave 3D for the popular TIME Magazine

Wed 24 May 2017

From concept to cover, digital artists at Brobel Design use LightWave 3D to create revolutionary images for the popular magazines such as TIME, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly and ESPN The Magazine among others. Their most recent work consists of an illustration from ‘TIME’ magazine depicting the White House being transformed into Saint Basil's Cathedral, a metaphor for the Kremlin. mostly done in 24 hours from sketch, concepts to rendering, this controversial cover image hit the internet like a bombshell and was entirely created with LightWave 3D. If you have seen this ‘TIME’ cover, take a closer look and see Brobel Design’s work for yourself.

Studio Spotlight: Ghostlight

See how this talented team relies on LightWave 3D to create impressive visual effects

Wed 24 May 2017

Run by David and James Codeglia -- twin filmmakers whose clients have included Warner Brothers, Paramount, Disney, and LucasFilm -- Ghostlight is offering creative filmmaking services like Directing, Cinematography, Editing as well as creating Visual Effects for major studios and independents alike. With LightWave as their weapon of choice, this studio has collaborated on hundreds of projects of any type and budget, from independent productions to major studio projects like Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII. LightWave managed to play a key role in their VFX pipeline. Check out Ghostlight 's recent VFX works and get ready to be impressed by such unique talent!

Studio Spotlight: Sublimation, Inc.

This Japanese animation studio really knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent!

Thu 27 Apr 2017

Founded in 2011 by a team of passionate artists and now with more than 40 CGI projects to their name, Sublimation, Inc. uses all the power of LightWave to produce stunning 3D cel-shaded animations and game titles for a broad range of shows such as  "Hirune Hime", "The Ancient Magus' Bride" and most recently "Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Love Warriors". Check out Sublimation's recent LightWave 3D works and get ready to be impressed by such unique talent!

Create great Cel-Shading look with "YS plug-ins"

The president of Sublimation reveals the secrets behind these amazing cel-shad animation tools

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Have you ever dreamed about learning and using the best cel-shaded animation tools from a top 3D Japanese animation studio? With the YS plug-ins you can add powerful tools created by the Japanese studios, Yamatoworks and Sublimation, to your personal toolkit. Learn how these unique tools could boost your creativity and hear Mr. Atsushi Koishikawa, President of Sublimation, reveal the reasons why they have been developing these in-house LightWave 3D plug-ins for cel-shaded animation!

Get creative with Chris Scalf

Learn how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create amazing 3D animated paintings

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Have you ever dreamed about bringing life to your digital art? With LightWave 3D artist Chris Scalf, learn how to turn your digital art into a 3D painting! This month, Chris Scalf shares his amazing processes for creating his "animated paintings” and he is now making them available so that you can view them on his Gumroad channel. These files will give other artists a deeper look into his project and reveal his special techniques in LightWave 3D used to create one of his stunning animated paintings. Chris also welcomes and encourages users to rearrange/alter and render their own version and share them with the CG community.  Why don’t you have a go at it and share with us?

Ted’s Tech Animation

LightWave artist Louis du Mont gives the inside scoop on creating this funny 3D animation

Tue 14 Feb 2017

Through this cute animation of a fake mock technology review, UK-based artist Louis Du Mont show us once again his incredible talent. Using his sculpting and animation skills, Du Mont walks us through the process of creating this 3D animated video, explaining how rewarding it felt to bring this stylized character to life.