Photorealistic apartment in VR

This LightWave artist gives us a great example of an impressive architectural project made with LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine

Mon 06 Nov 2017

Salif Eric N'Diaye has been working hard these last 10 months to present his first personal VR project. Relying on LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine, he recreated a photorealistic apartment you can visit once the files downloaded. Enjoy the experience!

Underwater Creature Project

Learn how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create amazing underwater scene

Wed 24 May 2017

Expressing his creativity through this personal project, UK-based artist Gary Mellor used LightWave 3D to deliver his own vision. With a combination of MDD's, Bones, Instancing, Hypervoxels, Fogs and Volumetric Lighting, this talented artist shows all his power in this amazing underwater creature project.

Looping Waves

Learn how Simon Smalley created this lovely animated scene in LightWave 3D

Wed 24 May 2017

Summer is here and with temperatures raising up what is better than watching the superb work of Simon Smalley on the looping waves around this lovely desert island? Let's go behind the scenes and see how LightWave 3D enabled him to create this appealing project.

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?

Free Architectural Scene

Awesome Free LightWave 3D Scene by Peter Waldemar

Fri 03 Mar 2017

The talented LightWave artist Peter Waldemar shows once again his incredible artistic skill and mastery of architectural design and visualization. If you share Peter’s passion for architectural visualization and would like to learn more about his creative process, then you are in luck! Peter has created a beautiful architectural scene which he has made available to the entire LightWave community for free! Download it now for a “hands on” look at this wonderful example of architectural visualization including some very elegant furniture designs all created by Peter with LightWave 3D.

VFX for “All The Best” movie

Digital artist Sasa Budimir shares the amazing process used to create his CG cockroach visual effects for a movie project

Wed 15 Feb 2017

LightWave artist Sasa Budimir created some simply amazing VFX shots for the Croatian comedy movie “All The Best”! Expressing his imagination through the power of LightWave 3D, Budimir reveals to the LightWave Community his amazing process of creating several CG cockroach visual effects. Read the full breakdown on his Behance profile.

Low Poly Motion Graphics

Mark Warner relies on LightWave 3D for everything from modeling to animation to create his beautiful Low Poly style Motion Graphics

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Once again, the inspiring LightWave 3D Artist Mark Warner is offering another great overview of his creativity. From modeling to animation, LightWave 3D provides all the tools he needs to create these nice Motion Graphics for an (unreleased) music video. If you are interested in learning how to create this cute kind of animation, you can look for all the tutorial videos needed to recreate these effects in LightWave 3D on his YouTube channel.

Testing DOF techniques

After a series of tests, Louis du Mont shares several handy techniques for speeding up depth of field rendering in LightWave 3D

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Testing several possible solutions for speeding up the rendering process of depth of field has given LightWave artist Louis du Mont a deeper understanding of rendering depth of field in LightWave 3D.   Louis has been sharing several useful techniques gained from his process on his website to help fellow LightWave artists.  He uses primarily Lightwave 3D and After Effects as his main tools but of course, the theories apply to multiple applications. Check out the full breakdown on his website.