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Introduction to Davinci Resolve Fusion Volume One

Do you want to get into Davinci Resolve Fusion? Are you a Fusion user now but not sure how to go about adjust your workflow to Resolve Fusion? Well, you are in luck with this new tutorial series from multiple awarding winning CG Supervisor and VFX artist, Kelly “Kat” Myers. In this first installment, Kat takes on a VFX shot from the shot film “Curse of the Phantom Shadow”, directed by Mark Ross, using Resolve Fusion 16 Studio. Originally shot many years ago on prosumer level equipment in 720p atRead More


Major LightForge Render Network Updates!

Over the last couple of weeks we have been very busy working to improve and provide additional compatibility and capacity of the LightForge Render Network. We have produced a number of videos that LightWave3D users can check out below. Getting Started Guide MDD and Color Space Demo LightWave3D 2018 – 2020.x GI Caches demo StarPro 2.2 – 2.3 LightForge Render Network Demo  


Liberty3d.com Anniversary Sale Extended! – Deep Rising 3 Discount!

We have extended our sale! Join us in celebrating 30 years of amazing LightWave3D history and future greatness during our 10th Anniversary special as Liberty3d.com continues to bring you new training, tools, technology and services to the LightWave3D community. Use our coupon code: 30YearsOfLightWave-10YearsOfLiberty3D to get 30% off your purchases off almost everything in our store until May 31st, 2020. As an extra bonus for LightWave3D users around the world, we have teamed up with Deep FX World to bring you a special 15% off coupon code that you will receive from us afterRead More


LightWave3D 2020.0.1 now available! Get special pricing and goodies exclusively from Liberty3d.com

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LightWave3D 2020.0.1 is now out! The quick and much appreciated release of the 2020.0.1 Update to LightWave3D is now available to LightWave3D 2020 users in their accounts at LightWave3D.com Now with Liberty3D.com you can save on the cost of your upgrade or new seat of LightWave3D 2020.0.1, but you have limited time to take advantage of this discount! Our special ends on May 31st 2020! So act now! If you are upgrading from a previous version and facing a $499.00 Upgrade price from NewTek directly, we can save you someRead More


LightWave3D turns 30! We turn 10!

Join us in celebrating 30 years of amazing LightWave3D history and future greatness during our 10th Anniversary special as Liberty3d.com continues to bring you new training, tools, technology and services to the LightWave3D community. Use our coupon code: 30YearsOfLightWave-10YearsOfLiberty3D to get 30% off your purchases off almost everything in our store until May 1st, 2020. LightWave3D 2020? (and a note from Kat) Yes. It’s coming (there was never a doubt in our minds because, we know). We  know the community is looking forward to details from NewTek regarding the release ofRead More


Valentine’s Day Sale!

Do you love LightWave3D but need to get up to speed on all the latest features or brush up on an area that you are interested in mastering? What about loving the idea of learning a great complimentary tool or plug-in that we do training on that will help improve your skills as an artist? Do you love saving money on our products here at Liberty3d.com? Are you loving the idea of picking up some of our latest titles for 25% off until the 15th of February, so you haveRead More


Did Mac Reiter just release TAFA for free?

Yes, that’s a good question and it seems that the answer is… yes! Check it out. http://macreitercreations.com/ We recommend that everyone download it now just in case it disappears!


Practical Production Techniques Vol. 13 – Fusion Tracking

Award Wining CG/VFX Artist and Supervisor, Kelly “Kat” Myers brings you everything you need to know to get started with the Blackmagic Designs Fusion or Resolve tracking tools and start making really cool VFX shots, easily. In this tutorial, Kat breaks down the tips and tricks on how to use Fusion’s 3 tracking tools. Tracker, Planar Tracker and Camera Tracker. Every VFX artist needs to know how to do tracking. It’s inescapable and to some, daunting. But it doesn’t need to be. It’s actually really straight forward to do ifRead More


The LFS Project

If you have heard me (Kat) refer to a “Project Genesis” over the past few years, you should know that it is on going and is a series of micro projects that over all, form a whole. It’s purpose dates back to our founding. To our foundation. It is now time for us at Liberty3d.com to take the next step in this series of micro projects. This one in particular being the last that Larry Shultz was directly aware of. The LFS Project is now activated as part of “ProjectRead More


TurbulenceFD – Project Kitchen Fire

Kelly “Kat” Myers is back with another installment in the TurbulenceFD for LightWave3D series. This time with an extension to the Advanced Concepts and Projects category “Masks and Fuel Masks”, he runs down the steps needed to set a kitchen on fire! “Project Kitchen Fire” is 142 minutes of excellent knowledge dealing with TurbulenceFD and some of the oddities that it has working in LightWave3D 2019.1.4 and the bcf2vdb conversion tool. When to use it, when not to. Working in conjunction with 3D-Coat, the tools used to produce this projectRead More


It’s time for our 9th Annual Christmas Sale!

That’s right! Use the Coupon Code: L3DChristmasSale-2019 and save 25% off your purchases and almost everything in our store until December 31st, 2019. We have new videos from Kat with more on the way from Adam Gibson and Ryan Roye, plus savings products such as GlyconVR from Chilton Webb,  videos by Phil Nolan, Dana Burman, and the rest of our citizenry here on Liberty3d.com. Not only that but you can get in on the latest TurbulenceFD Group buy-in! Want to save on a new seat of LightWave3D 2019.1.4? You can doRead More


LightWave3D Users Group Meeting!

Join us on Sunday, December 8th for the next LightWave3D meeting. Kat will be presenting for the full 3 hours and will be covering a whole kit and caboodle of stuffs and thing in this session. Make sure you sign up through eventbrite, but if you get this message late, no worries! Simply click this link and you can join us at 10AM PST on Twitch.


New TurbulenceFD Group-buy in EXTENDED!

If you have been waiting for another TurbulenceFD Group buy-in, you are in luck! Act now and put your name in on the list by emailing Kat and saying you are in! We are running  this one until 11:59 PM PST December 22nd, 2019. UPDATED! I’ve decided to extend the TFD Group buy-in until Boxing day (December 26th) at 11:59PM PST. After that you will have 24 hours to pay in the final amount. I’m so if this screws people up including those who sat on the fence and probablyRead More


Practical Production Techniques Vol. 12

In this title, VFX artist and CG supervisor of Declaration Pictures Inc., and founder of Liberty3d.com – Kelly Lee Myers (aka Kat), shows you how to take a VFX shot from end-to-end using SynthEyes, LightWave3D and Fusion. Starting with tracking the shot in Syntheyes, Kat walks you through the basics of getting a 3D track done fast using a manual method that produces extremely solid tracks every time. From there he will show you how to set up a LightWave3D based particle snow storm, snowflakes and more. Next, proceeding toRead More


Final day of Black Friday Weekend and Cyber Monday??

Did you miss our sale?! NO PROBLEM! Sale is extended! Check below for details. Black Friday Weekend Special! 35% off! Our customers asked and we delivered! Use the coupon code: Use the coupon code: L3DBF-2019 at check out and get 35% off until this Thursday December 4th! Need to upgrade your seat of LightWave3D? Pick up a new seat? We have a special deal for you that we can’t advertise, but starting today until December 31st, we are offering LightWave3D 2019 upgrades and new seats to customers who contact usRead More


Thanksgiving day sale!

OK, so time for another annual special! Our Thanksgiving day sale! Use the coupon code: MoreFlamingTurkeyWings starting today, until November 28th, 2019 and get 25% off almost everything in the store here at Liberty3d.com. For those of you who remember the 1980s well enough, our coupon code has some special historical meaning.  During the “Pizza Wars” of that era, both Pizza Hut and Little Caesar’s Pizza ran some brilliant advertisements. From pizza box origami (Little Caesar’) to this gem of a commercial from Pizza Hut, they both captured some ofRead More


LightForge Render Network Update!

We’ve been hard at work over the past couple of weeks since our soft-launch on Halloween of the LightForge Render Network. The latest updates include new MacOS and PC builds of our LightForge Render Network Cloud-UI application and our LightForge Render Submission button/tool that runs directly in LightWave3D 2018.x.x and 2019.x.x. Support for the plug-in for previous versions going back to LightWave3D 11.x is in the works with 2015.3 first on that list. Here are some of the updates we have made to the platform… Improved pricing model! We’ve adjustedRead More


It’s time for our 9th Annual Halloween sale!

We love Halloween without a doubt. This year we are getting our fright-night on with 25% off almost everything in the store. Use the coupon code: SpookyL3DHalloween2019Sale at check out and get that discount today and enjoy lots of neat CG and VFX tricks and treats. Here are some great new products for you to check out! Lightwave 2019/2018 (12 Volume Series) Get the latest in this series! Modeler Tools IV Modeler Tools III     Or check out the massive bundle which includes all 12 volumes! LIGHTWAVE 2019 BUNDLERead More


Kats Flash Sale! – 40% off Kat’s tutorials and packs! Extended until the 18th!

For a limited time only, Kat is having a flash sale where you can get all of his goodies for 40% off. This flash sale runs from October 11th (today) until Friday, October 18th, 2019. Use the coupon code: KatsFlashSale2019 and get 40% off instantly when you check out! Don’t miss out on this one. It includes bundles as well. Here are some great choices for those of you wanting to grab these products at a massive discount. Iron Sky Iron Sky Model and Scene Pack Vol. Three Fusion ForRead More


Pricing plan also released.

LwCad 2018.3 For LightWave3D now available!

The latest LwCad 2018.3 for LightWave was just released! We are not the only ones up to something. Viktor over at WTools who is of course the maker of LwCad has just released an update and an upgrade/pricing path you will for sure want to check out across the board. We may just have to up the ante here shortly. It’s great to see all this awesome 3rd party development activity return to LightWave3D after a decade well… Anyway, cool stuff for sure from Viktor. Make sure to check outRead More