December 2012 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Sun 09 Dec 2012

In the final 2012 edition of the LightWave Newsletter, meet December Power Artist Mitja Briščak whose love of effects-rich movies inspired him to pursue a career in 3D visualization. We also head to South Africa for the making of “Unsung Hero” and “Hooked” animated shorts at Character Matters Animation Studios. Learn how LightWave paired with Photoshop inspires Artist Neil Maccormack to create fantastical worlds like Gate54. Meet FX Animation Barcelona’s founder Xes Vilà and gain insight about how LightWave aids students in the creation of gorgeous 3D imagery. Then it’s off on a mission to Mars with Bohemian Grey and the creation of the pre-landing NASA Curiosity animation. We travel to Japan for an interview with leading anime artists at SUNRISE, Inc about award-winning anime. We end the year by honoring Larry Schultz (aka Splinegod) an industry great whose tireless devotion to the LightWave community will never be forgotten. We offer you a can-crushing LightWave tutorial he created for us to share with you earlier this year.

November 2012 LightWave Newsletter

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Mon 19 Nov 2012

In this edition of the new LightWave Newsletter, meet Brett Murrah, November 2012's "LightWave Power Artist" and see how his 15 years of LightWave experience help him create impressive scientific and medical visualizations for XVIVO Scientific Animation.  Get the inside scoop on Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome and find out  how LightWave dominated the VFX pipeline for the highly-anticipated series. Read an interview with VFX Pro Doug  Drexler and find out why LightWave remains his software of choice. Discover impressive architectural visualization from Render Vision Finland. View a video tutorial designed to help you transition to LightWave from other 3D programs. Download a FREE  60-day  full-feature version of LightWave 11 trial software and much more.

Fall 2012

A Roundup of LightWave Community and Industry News

Tue 16 Oct 2012

The LightWave Newsletter has returned!  Read our interview with October "Artist of the Month" Chris Jones, creator of the animated short "The Passenger," and learn about what he's working on now.  Find out why LightWave 11.5  won the CGW Silver Award at SIGGRAPH this year.  Discover the benefits of the new Genoma rigging system in LightWave 11.5 and prepare to upgrade.  Read all about how LightWave was used to create the impressive VFX in  "Iron Sky"  and much more!