Texturing game assets in Lightwave 3d Tutorial

Using copy/paste UV tools this video shows how you can quickly uv map and texture a game asset with a low resolution texture map.

Texturing game assets

Using PLG TOOLS: Download

Autor:Simon Smalley

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Object Trail Tutorial

Using Spline Control and Instances to reveal a static path of objects – could be handy for those travel documentaries! No audio.

All this can be done natively in LW but I’ve used a couple of very useful plugins to speed up the process.

They can be downloaded here and here . (Commercial)

 

Object Trail

Autor:Mark Warner

LightWave 3D – After Effects – Element 3D – LightWave 3D

Tips on how to seamlessly integrate LightWave 3D, After Effects and VideoCoPilot’s Element 3D.

Easily swop data between apps.
Add 3d objects to a LW render.
Setup matte objects without re-rendering matte passes in LW.
Transform AE objects to 3d objects in LW.

LW plugins: Save Transformed Sequence+

LightWave 3D – After Effects – Element 3D – LightWave 3D

Autor:Mark Warner

“8-bit” Effect Tutorial

In this tutorial we will see how to give to our animation an “8-bit” look using instances.

“8-bit”

For this effect you also need additional nodes for Lightwave by Denis Pontonnier. You can download DP Kit here

Autor: Fabio Annunziata

 

Lightwave plugin PX UV Creeper explained

This tutorial will demonstrate how to use the 3rd party plug-in PX UV Creeper for Lightwave. The plug-in comes in 32 and 64 bit.

PX UV Creeper

Download plugin

Autor: DJ Waterman