Sep 30, 2014
Yes! Finally after a long long time, we have released Weighter 2.0 as a C/C++ compiled plugin for LightWave3D Modeler (9.x and up). Check out the details here. http://www.liberty3d.com/tools/weighter-2-0-for-lightwave3d-modeler/
Posted by Ryan Roye on Jul 22, 2014
I always felt that Lightwave Layout was lacking a few critical pieces of functionality necessary to have efficient rigging and animation workflows, so I’m considering this an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone: learn programming in Lightwave, and address some of the...Read More
Posted by Ryan Roye on Jun 11, 2014
Weapons FX in Lightwave is a training series focused on rigging and automating a large majority of the effects revolving around weapons fire, and encompasses many other topics related to it such as setting up transparent planar textures to simulate muzzle fire. VIDEO CONTENT DETAILS: ~70...Read More
Posted by Chilton Webb on May 21, 2014
Unity Pipelines for Animations will walk you through the 4 methods of animation in Unity, using terminology and concepts familiar to LightWave3D users. It covers the new BlendShapes in Unity 4.3 using Endomorphs in LightWave 11.6.3, as well as traditional bone rigged animations, Unity...Read More
Posted by dwburman on Apr 14, 2014
Dwburman’s latest tutorial is a riff on his previous mechanical displays tutorials (and probably the last in the set), only this time it’s all about the surface settings. He still wants to a nice promo video mentioning things like “over 2.5 hours of video...Read More
Posted by kat on Apr 12, 2014
Kelly “Kat” Myers continues his series Advanced Concepts and Projects for Turbulence FD by Jawset.com with the Nuclear Weapons Pack. In this video and download package, Kat has created dozens (Over 50) Nuclear Weapons Style explosions and ground blast wave scenes. Named after...Read More
Posted by Ryan Roye on Apr 11, 2014
When you subscribe to the Liberty3d.com’s 100% free newsletter/mailing list, you will receive industry news, exclusive discounts/sales to our products and other cool stuff. Why repeatedly visit the website for new products when you can just have any updates mailed to you...Read More
Posted by Ryan Roye on Apr 8, 2014
Common Scenarios for Character Animators is a quality training series by Ryan Roye that focuses on interactions between 3d characters and their environments in Lightwave and provides insight into practical and rapid workflows revolving around the subject. The video explains: VIDEO...Read More
Sep 14, 2014
Stephen Culley (who should be familiar to you as he’s a fine upstanding member of the LW community) has a few tools we wanted to point you at for future reference. Or perhaps you need them right now because you are stuck on a certain problem… like say figuring out how to set up a car or truck or whatever it may be for and want your wheels to turn...
Aug 25, 2014
We stumbled across an online 3D model conversion tool we thought might interest some of you. There are more input formats than output formats, so this could come in handy if you have an object in an odd format (full list is below) that you need to get into LightWave. It also exports a couple of formats that LightWave doesn’t have an exporter for. The...
Aug 21, 2014
LightWave3D 11.6 + Octane Render / Octane For LightWave3D Deals No more excuses! If you haven’t upgraded your older seat of LW3D, now is the time! The LightWave3D Group and Otoy (the makers of Octane Render) have teamed up to offer a special bundle for new and upgrades of seats of LightWave3D 11.x. We know, based on customer feedback that a lot of you have...