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February, 2024


LightWave 2023- Volume #1- Getting Started I

In this first volume of the LightWave 2023 Series 3D Instructor Adam Gibson introduces LightWave 2023’s powerful toolset. A great place to start for beginner LightWave Users. Some of the Topics Covered: 1) User Interface Basics, 2) Importing Pre-Made Models, 3) Shadow Catcher, 4) How to Add the New LightWave 2023 Plugins, 5) Environment Maps, 6) Render Settings, 7) Basic Scene Set-Up, 8) Saving Rendered Images, and more. Table of Contents Chapter 1- Intro Chapter 2- Adding New 2023 Plugins (Turbulence, Pro Tools, Octane) Chapter 3- Loading Model Files inRead More

Advanced TubulenceFD for LightWave3D – Rising From the Fog

Now that TurbulenceFD is a part of LightWave3D 2023 (and up), Kat has produced a lovely tutorial that demonstrates some of the more advanced features while achieving a Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan “mutara nebula” spaceship rising through the gaseous cloud effect. Using the Iron Sky “Valkyrie” UFO as a subject in this case (included in the content files!), Kat walks you through the various aspects of more advanced functions in TurbulenceFD including Velocity Dampening, Velocity Weight, using helper objects, object vs. particle for “cloud” generation techniques and more.WithRead More