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  1. some very interesting points in all of this, I...

    some very interesting points in all of this, I like lightwave as an intro to 3D modelling because ironically as other packages have beocome more complex - lightwave is still refreshingly simple and...
  2. Sticky: Just to go back to the original theme of this...

    Just to go back to the original theme of this thread pbr volumetrics - I assume PBR isn't available yet even though the thread was started in 2015?
  3. Should LW be free to Academic institutions and students?

    I'm just about to buy a suite of macs for a course I run and would love to install LW on them but currently my institution tells me its too expensive when we can add Maya for free - should LW be free...
  4. Substance Designer support and educational licences

    Will the new LW PBR engine support substance designer materials?

    I just downloaded an educational licence for substance designer - I can use all three products as an academic which is great and in...
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    Scale problem

    Hi

    I think this is a long shot but could anyone suggest how I could extrude a bunch of seperate polys based on a percentage of their size?

    Thanks

    John
  6. just wasted 45 mins trying to get it working in...

    just wasted 45 mins trying to get it working in 11.6 - then found this :-(
  7. thanks - Interestingly I imported the exported...

    thanks - Interestingly I imported the exported obj into cinema 4D to test for the guy thats going to be working on it after me and it moved it around and manipulated it like it was a piece of tissue...
  8. it does produce a 500Mb obj file - quite big I...

    it does produce a 500Mb obj file - quite big I guess
  9. Flickering/visibility viewport issue

    Hi

    Im working on a model which is quite heavy - and every time I paste anything into a layer the top left only window goes blank and I have to modify the view/scroll before it redraws its self but...
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    Absolutely - its horses for courses - a lot of...

    Absolutely - its horses for courses - a lot of students often don't know what they want to be, its an evolution thing.
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    Im surprised too - its a nothing to lose scenario...

    Im surprised too - its a nothing to lose scenario as far as I can see - I started in the fax machine era too and am self taught on a need to know basis. We specialise in design and motion graphics on...
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    This is the first year I've had so many students...

    This is the first year I've had so many students saying "I want to learn maya - its Industry standard" I feel like I must have been living in a Hypervoxel bubble for the last 10 years :-)
    I still...
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    World Domination

    Hi
    Just wondered if there were any strong opinions of the approach that Autodesk are taking to education?
    The college I work in has just installed a 125 seat faculty licence for all the Autodesk...
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    Thanks for the responses - saved me from making a...

    Thanks for the responses - saved me from making a purchase - for now at least :-)
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    Graphics Cards

    Hi

    Im thinking of buying a PNY Nvidia Quadro 4000 for my MacPro (2010) does anyone know if and how much improvement it will make to VPR or anything else?

    Thanks

    John
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    Thanks some good tips there, glad its not just me...

    Thanks some good tips there, glad its not just me - its all Ive got so have to work with it - and I'm glad it's there too but i wish it was just a little cleaner - I found LWCAD useful for cleaning...
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    Yes that improves the simple box - but how do you...

    Yes that improves the simple box - but how do you know how far to go without raising the poly count through the roof? is their a strategy for sub division and how do remedy the stray poly/points like...
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    heres a screen shot of a chunk118497 Ive...

    heres a screen shot of a chunk118497

    Ive subsequently divided the original pillar and then triangulated it too without any improvements
    I did a hi rez model of an exploded moon without anything...
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    Fracture bug?

    Is this a fracture bug?
    Ive done a fresh install but using a box and the default fracture produces a shatter pattern that has lots of unattached poys / hols that render out too

    Ive been using it...
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    managed to break genoma completely to the point...

    managed to break genoma completely to the point where a reinstall was required - still going slightly nuts though, looking at a lot of the videos there seems to be discrepancies in selection methods....
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    yes Ive since upgraded to the latest build -...

    yes Ive since upgraded to the latest build - sometimes not obvious when updates occur a 0.0.1 suffix would be a good thing -
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    I agree - I generally find my students...

    I agree - I generally find my students (graphics-not 3D!) get stuck by not appreciating the simple fundamentals which is why Im planning to dig deep after this debacle is over
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    Thanks RH this is actually my first ever rig so...

    Thanks RH
    this is actually my first ever rig so Im in at the deep do-do end - I swallowed the "BAM glue a leg on the head of your enemy" line in Lino's demo - LOL
    I would have bought your tutorials...
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    maybe its not so hard - I'm feeling better!

    maybe its not so hard - I'm feeling better!
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    Elephant with Genoma :-?

    Looks so easy in Linos demo but to a rigging rookie it pretty tough - trying to rig an elephant to do some very simple moves but having trouble adding the head and trunk tried various things such as...
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