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Lightwave 2020- Volume #21- Spacecraft UV Mapping

In this twenty-first volume of the Lightwave 2020/2019/2018 Series 3D Instructor Adam Gibson introduces LightWave 2020 and UV Layout’s quick and powerful UV Mapping toolsets.  A great place to start for beginner and experienced 3D artists who are new to UV Mapping.  In this UV Mapping course Adam Gibson will demonstrate one of his UV Mapping Workflows using the above 2 software packages to increase the speed and quality of your UV Mapping projects.  The workflow shown will teach you how to get close to distortion free UV Maps which are the most important thing for having glitch-free textures.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Intro

Chapter 2- Project Outline

Chapter 3- Breaking Models Parts Into Layers

Chapter 4- Initial UV Unwrap with the ABF UV Unwrap Tool in LightWave

Chapter 5- UV Unwrap Fix

Chapter 6- How to Add the ABF UV Unwrap Tool into the PLG Tools Tab

Chapter 7- UV Mapping the Wings (Part One)

Chapter 8- UV Mapping the Wings (Part Two)

Chapter 9- Wing Interior Parts

Chapter 10- Wing Doors

Chapter 11- Wing Pipes

Chapter 12- Main Body

Chapter 13- Thruster Casings

Chapter 14- Laser Cannons

Chapter 15- Inner Thrusters

Chapter 16- Thruster Rings

Chapter 17- Outer Thrusters

Chapter 18- Wing Nurnies (Part One)

Chapter 19- Wing Nurnies (Part Two)

Chapter 20- More Nurnies!!

Chapter 21-  Saving OBJ Files from LightWave (Sub-D and Polygonal Parts)

Chapter 22- Importing Sub-D Parts into UV Layout Software

Chapter 23- Optimizing Sub-D UV Maps in UV Layout (Part One)

Chapter 24- Optimizing Sub-D UV Maps in UV Layout (Part Two)

Chapter 25- Optimizing Sub-D UV Maps in UV Layout (Part Three)

Chapter 26- Optimizing Polygonal UV Maps in UV Layout

Chapter 27- Importing Optimized OBJ Parts back into LightWave

Chapter 28- Merging All Spacecraft Parts as One File

Chapter 29- UV Checkerboard Pattern Test

Chapter 30- Final

*BONUS CHAPTER- How to Install the PLG UV Plugin Set for LightWave 3D

*Content Folder Included-Contains All Project Files and PLG UV Mapping Plugin for PC

Running Time:  6 hrs. 32 mins.

High Quality (Screen-Res 1920 x 1080 pixels)

Video Format: MP4 (.mp4)

Level: Beginner

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