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gggraphx
09-08-2004, 08:25 PM
Clear your schedule for the next meeting of the San Deigo Lightwave
Users Group at CryWolf Computers computers at 11:00am on Saturday, September
18th at 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

Presenters for this meeting will include:


Larry Schultz, the noted LightWave instructor and animator . He will be
giving us insights into advanced spline modeling and character rigging
used in LightWave. To learn more about Larry's classes and see some of
his character rigs, access his website at http://www.splinegod.com.

We will also be giving away an upgrade to LightWave 8 as well as
subscriptions to HDRI magazine and T-Shirts. This is not to be missed.

Stephen M. Burns
(760) 436-9921
[email protected]
www.chromeallusion.com

kevman3d
09-09-2004, 03:24 PM
We will also be giving away an upgrade to LightWave 8 as well as subscriptions to HDRI magazine and T-Shirts. This is not to be missed.


Sounds Awesome... Just one question - How the heck did you get all those cool things to give away at your meeting? :confused:

hunter
09-10-2004, 06:34 PM
Who's goin? I think I will.

gggraphx
09-10-2004, 08:53 PM
Hey Kevman,
I think Steve has friends on the inside. ;)
Seriously tho -- drop Steve a line and maybe he will reveal his secret.
-Gardner

gggraphx
09-10-2004, 08:55 PM
Well Hunter...
We're really trying to get the word out about the new group, but....
Imagine the odds of winning the LW Upgrade if no one shows up. :)
We hope to see ya there.
-Gardner

gggraphx
09-12-2004, 06:40 PM
Clear your schedule for the San Deigo Lightwave
Users Group at CryWolf Computers computers at 11:00am on Saturday, September
18th at 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

Presenters for our meeting will include:

William Harrison, our vice-president. He will give us a demonstration of
practical
modeling technique he uses to create in LIghtWave.

See his website at http://www.digitaltrip3d.com

Larry Schultz(AKA Spline God), the noted LightWave instructor and animator
is comoing back to share his knowlege and insights into advanced spline
modeling and character rigging
used in LightWave. To learn more about Larry's classes and see some of
his character rigs, access his website at http://www.splinegod.com.

Meet your fellow Lightwave users in the San Deigo area! We will show
demo reels, a Question and Answer period, and time to meet friends and
colleagues! For anyone interested in 3D animation and modeling would
benefit from seeing this presentation.

Giveaways!!!

Also, we will be giving away an upgrade to LIghtWave 8 as well as free
subscriptions the HDRI Magazine and LightWave T-shirts.

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&s
earchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego
+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++

gggraphx
09-20-2004, 08:03 PM
The second San Diego LightWave Users Group was a further success. We had more folks show up this time and the goal is to grow quickly and fill the stands with cheering LightWavers.

Will showed more of his modeling magic re: Thunderbirds (Thunderwho? :-)
And with a nights sleep under his belt he was able to stay awake at the keyboard even though Steve's key commands were "all wrong." Great job Will!

The SplineGod Larry Shultz blew us away with his reptile head spline tutorial. May the Spline be with you! All were duly impressed with gasps and hosannas from the audience. Larry is very generous with his knowledge and comes down from L.A. to present--not always a pleasent drive, although 'tis better to leave L.A. than verse-vica (just kidding, no calls please). Many of Larry's tutorials are available for purchase from him. Check out http://www.splinegod.com. Thanks Larry!

We'll be setting up a Yahoo group for the chapter. More details will follow. Kudos to Big Steve for setting up the list. (God was telling you not to eat Viet-food)

Cool LW8 tshirts found new homes. Subs to HDRI magazine were given away and congrats to Mr P who won the LW8 package. Lucky 13 all the way!!

We're still getting used to this stuff so bear with us. We want the SDLWUG to rock! So give us your input (use of input not guaranteed ;)

Not sure what all this rambling is about? Come check it out at at CryWolf Computers at 11:00am on Saturday, October 16th 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653. Thank you Crywolf for use of you're facilities! They even took down the Maya posters for our meeting.

Ta

Lamont
09-22-2004, 04:02 PM
I'll try to make it to the next one ;)

gggraphx
09-22-2004, 10:57 PM
Very good. Try to save time afterwards for lunch get-together. It can get pretty silly.
Maybe at the next meeting we can have a member show-and-tell. :)

gggraphx
10-09-2004, 10:02 PM
Clear your schedule for the San Deigo Lightwave
Users Group at CryWolf Computers computers at 11:00am on Saturday, October
16th at 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

Presenters for our meeting will include:

Who knows? Yes indeedy Steve knows but he's not telling....yet. But it's sure to be a great meeting!

Giveaways!!!

Again, I'm guessing T-shirts, and some cool subs to HDRI magazine. The latest must have publication.

Hey LightWavers, Load your images on thumb drives and let's have a show and tell!

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.ad...addtohistory=&s
earchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego
+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++

Lamont
10-09-2004, 10:13 PM
Let me do the link-age again. Directions click ::HERE:: (http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?ed=urc4gup_0TrJV8kNunPXgrHorY9S84wjSe4-&csz=San+Diego&country=us&new=1&name=&qty=)

gggraphx
10-10-2004, 12:03 PM
Thanks for the new map link, man. What I know about hot links fits on the head of a pin.
-Gardner

gggraphx
10-13-2004, 11:39 PM
Okay kiddies, here it is. Bon Appetite!

The agenda is as follows:

Hello,

Clear your schedule for the San Deigo Lightwave
Users Group at CryWolf Computers at 11:00am on Saturday, October 16th at
7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

The theme of this meeting is “Texturing And Gaming”.

The presentations for this meeting will include:


Presenter 1 - Dogwaffle

Philip Staiger will present a killer paint program called Dogwaffle which is
created by Dan Richey. This is a must have addition to Photoshop. If you
missed his presentation at the San Diego Photoshop Users’ group or the Los
Angeles Lightwave Users Group then here is another opportunity to see him
doing a live demo of this killer paint program.

Project Dogwaffle isn't designed to be a feature-for-feature match of any
other graphics software. It does have a lot of terrific features, but the
goal is a program designed for creative individuals who want to get down and
dirty with their pixels. The workflow is based around the idea of making
pictures, and to that end, we designed the interface around the user. Color
mixing is out in the open where you can get to it quickly, not hidden away
in a dialog box, and you have your choice of mixers to suit your needs.
Brushes can be created on the fly. You can pick up a full color image, or
even an animation, and just paint with it. Whenever feasible, our filters
were designed to work full-screen, in realtime. There's no waiting to see
what you get - you just get it. Even our animation system is designed to
work in realtime, so you see what you get without having to build a preview!

For more information visit their website:
http://www.squirreldome.com/cyberop.htm

Presenter 2 – Gaming Engines and Normal Mapper plugin for LightWave.

Dustin Adaire, an Los Angeles animator will give a two part presentation.
One will be on how to use gaming engines and LightWave 8 to create your very
own gaming environment. The other will be on the use of a killer plugin
called Normal Mapper. Normal Mapper uses a suffisticated bump map that
allows a low resolution polygon objects to appear as a high resolution mesh.

To find out more on this interesting plugin go to
http://amber.rc.arizona.edu/lw/normalmaps.html .



Presenter 3 – Texturing For LightWave using Photoshop.

Stephen Burns, the president of the San Diego Photoshop Users Group will
give a presentation on creating textures in Photoshop to apply as surface
and UV maps in LightWave. Access his website at www.chromeallusion.com .

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&s
earchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego
+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++

We hope see you there!











Stephen M. Burns
(760) 436-9921
[email protected]
www.chromeallusion.com

Lamont
10-16-2004, 08:17 PM
Hey, you know what Marvin's tool does not take the other step for dealing with mirrored UV's. I ran this by my co-worker who wrote a similar tool for us and he said that mirrored UV's are taken into account in our tool. So I take that back, you can't use mirrored UV's in Marvin's tool. Well, you can, but make sure you flip your UV's AND the normal map.

gggraphx
10-18-2004, 11:02 PM
Advertisement:
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The San Diego LightWave Users Group and Crywolf computers presents "Lightwave 8 Intensive: Production Techniques for Beginner and intermediate" by instructor Larry Schultz (AKA Spline God).
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This is an excellent course from one of the top instructors and animators of Lightwave 3D. This is deffinately a not to miss class.
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The details are as follows:
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Class Title: "Lightwave 8 Intensive: Production Techniques for Beginner and intermediate"
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To register please go to http://www.crywolf.com/ and click on the “LightWave” classes link or call Amanda at Crywolf at (858) 277-9653.
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Date & Times: November 19th & 20th, 10:00 Am - 6:00 Pm
Instructors: Larry Schultz (AKA Spline God)
Place: Crywolf Computers, 7320 convoy ct - SD, CA 92111 (858) 277-9653
Contact Person:* Amanda at (858) 277-9653
*

The Workshop:
*
This is a 2 day intensive class on the new LightWave 8 production and animating techniques. Below is an outline of what you will learn in the two days.
*

Day 1
Character Modeling
Character Rigging
Character Animation
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Day 2
Expressions
Particles
Dynamics
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About the instructor:
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Mr. Shultz has been involved with computer graphics since the mid 1980's.
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He began using Lightwave 3D in its early days for TV commercials and other projects at a CGI company he co-founded during the early 90's called The Animation Factory in Albuquerque.
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Since those days Larry has worked for such companys as American Laser Games, Sony Development, Discovery Channel, Netter Digital, Foundation Imaging, Amalgamated Pixels, Squarehouse Entertainment,Warner Brothers as well as working on a freelance basis for many other companies. Larry is ery experienced in almost every aspect of Lightwave and has been a lead artist, technical director and many other positions on many projects. He brings all that experience to these courses.
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Larry is also heavily involved with Lightwave training. He has taught seminars all over the United States and several schools including Newtek Inc., Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute, Video Symphony and Foundation Institute and 3D Exchange. Larry also developed the first online courses specifically for Lightwave over 2 years ago. The courses have done very well and clients include various studios, government facilities and universities in and out of the United States. His courses can be found at
http://www.3dtrainingonline.com
Larry's personal website is located at
http://www.splinegod.com

gggraphx
11-14-2004, 07:27 PM
A surprising number of our ranks showed up despite the short notice--this month's meeting was the 2nd Saturday for reasons too mysterious and arcane to go into here--and our presenters had us ooing and ahhing away.

Lamont showed us his setup for a special effect involving encasing an object in a blast of ice. He used morph objects and hypervoxels and got the group talking. The "correct" way for making glass using refraction and air layers was also discussed. These presentations always result in somebody learning an easier way of working in LightWave and show the power that is the User Group. Thanks Lamont!

Next up was Joe from Allegorithmic (say it three times real fast and you summon the devil). He showed us demos of MapZone and MapLine. MapZone creates tileable textures that are res independent. We didn't actually see a texture created but the email everyone got for the PS Users Group has a link for a free download. Check it out. It works on Mac too. :)
Thank you Joe.

Steve showed us a way of creating terrain from images created in Photoshop. Despite plugin trouble, (Discovery anyone?) the technique of painting with texture points is pretty cool.

Will was going to show the merits of .png versus other formats but time ran out. Maybe next time, Will.

News from this meeting:
Will has resigned his post of Vice President and picked up the mantle of VP of Fun. Cruise Director. Julie to Steve's Captain Stubing. (come on admit it, you've seen Das Luv Boot) Will had to abdicate due to too much work. May we all have the same problem. :) Good Luck Will. Paul has picked up the gavel of power and promised to rule with an iron fist. The first thing he did was tell Steve how to run things and was promptly whisked off to an undisclosed location. Soon all will cower before the force named Paul.

Paul has also volunteered to help put up the website. (sucker) Just kidding Paul, if you need anything from the group just ask.

Sign up for Digital Art Week. Dates are Wednesday and Thursday, December 8 and 9. Last year was awesome and this year will be no exception. The venue is high-tech and very nice. All workshops are free. Big names will be there including but not limited to: Larry Schultz (SplineGod), Dave Jerrard (I won't eat any weird food), Jennifer Hachigian Jerrard (Celshader Goddess and cool LW personality) and more. Check it out here http://www.sdphotoshopusers.com/
Hurry, space is limited.

The next meeting will be a Christmas party at Steve's. The theme this year is "Christmas." It will be the third Saturday in December, the 18th. Probably in the evening. More details to come but save the date now.

As usual lunch after the meeting was a high point. After playing demolition derby in the parking lot of Crywolf I joined the crew at Applebee's in time to order. Discussion ranged from "Why are there no women in our group?" to other subjects which made it abundantly clear why there are no women in our group. The Incredibles was deemed incredible and dessert was shared (thanks Joe) I forgot Joe's t-shirt again and officially suck. I'm putting it in the truck tomorrow, I promise.
Does all this sound intriguing? Stupid? Want to find out more? Come to our next get together and find out what you've been missing as the San Diego LightWave Users Group saga continues....

gggraphx
01-13-2005, 10:08 PM
January Meeting


The San Diego LightWave Users Group will be meeting at Crywolf Computers this Saturday, January 15th at 11:00am until 2:00pm.

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The address is 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

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For directions follow the link below.


Map

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http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++
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Details on the next meeting is as follows:

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Roger Cotton will give us a presentation on character modeling and animation:


PART ONE - Modeling a Variant of Jonny Gorden's "Morfi"


Roger will demonstrate most of the character modeling methods illustrated in the book, "LightWave 3D [8]: Cartoon Character Creation Volume 1. The presentation covers: modeling the body, adding surfacing, and applying weight maps. Roger will then create skelegons and apply the weight maps to them. Time permitting, Roger will also model a number of Phoneme vmaps for the character's expressions and dialogue.

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PART TWO - Rigging "Morfi" and Creating His Walkcycle


Roger will first rig the character's eyes for "cartoony deformation." He will then set up IK for the character's legs. Then, he will create a walkcycle for Morfi. Time permitting, Roger will import a .wav file into Layout, and use MorphMixer sliders to lipsynch a snippet of dialogue for Morfi to speak as he walks.

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We'll see you there,

*

Stephen M. Burns

[email protected]

(760) 436-9921

www.chromeallusion.com

gggraphx
02-16-2005, 09:53 PM
San Diego LightWave User's Group will be
meeting Saturday, February 19th at 11:00am. Details are as follows.

The San Diego LightWave Users Group will be meeting at Crywolf
Computers Saturday, February 19th at 11:00am until 2:00pm.

The address is 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858)
277-9653

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?
country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=add
ress&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&searc
h=++Search++

Details on the next meeting is as follows:


Presenter 1 – Setting up the walk cycle

Roger Cotton will give us a presentation setting up and executing a
character walk cycle:

Roger will give us an understanding of the most effective work flow
for setting up and keyframing the walk cycle of a character.*



Presenter 2 - Organic UV Layout & Work Flow



Jeff Norombaba is a freelance 3D artist that has worked in the fields
of* real time web content, game asset creation, as well as medical and
oceanography illustrations.* He will be giving a two part presentation
on UV mapping in 8.2 from the basics to more advanced topics including
organic UV layout.* The second part will cover general and dynamics
work flow tips, explaining how to use dynamics to create complex
animation on the smallest calculation budget.
http://jnorombaba.com/


These two presentations ones not to be missed.* I hope to see everyone
there.

Stephen Burns

gggraphx
04-14-2005, 10:04 AM
San Diego LightWave User's Group will be
meeting Saturday, April 16th at 11:00am. Details are as follows.

The San Diego LightWave Users Group will be meeting at Crywolf
Computers Saturday, April 16th at 11:00am until 2:00pm.

The address is 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858)
277-9653

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?
country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=add
ress&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&searc
h=++Search++

Details on the next meeting is as follows:
Just show up...it'll be fun. Don't forget--bring your demo reels and images for all to gaze in wonder there upon.
Join us for lunch afterwards and discuss meaningful topics such as George Bush's politics OR who would win in a cage match--Yoda, or Mr Incredible?

gggraphx
05-19-2005, 03:41 PM
San Diego LightWave User's Group will be meeting Saturday, May 21th at 11:00am until 2:00pm.

The address is 7320 Convoy Court, San Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++

We'll have a Worley theme, with demos of FPrime, G2, and Sasquatch!
Just show up...it'll be fun. Don't forget--bring your demo reels and images for all to gaze in wonder there upon.
Join us for lunch afterwards and discuss meaningful topics such as Sam Rockwell's Bush impersonation in Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy vs. Hayden Christensen's Bush impersonation in SWROTS.

gggraphx
07-14-2005, 05:14 PM
The San Diego Lightwave User's Group will meet this Saturday, July, 18 from 11:00 am to 2:00pm.

Dirctions are as follows:

We will be meeting at Crywolf Computers at 7320 Convoy Court, San
Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++

The presenters are:


1) Carmen Rizzolo is currnetly working on a commercial project that he
would like to share its concept and progress as well as the modeling
techniques that he used in in LightwAve 8.3.

For more information on Carmen go to http://www.carmen3d.net


2) Paul Hartsuyker will demonstrate the use of ZBrush to create
displacement maps. In addition he will give a demonstation on the
effect he created in LIghtWave that is included on the front of the
website.

For more information on Paul Hartsuyker go to http://www.hartworks.
net.

gggraphx
08-19-2005, 10:07 PM
For anyone who is interested in trying their hand at 3D, the San Diego
LightWave Users GRoup meets at Crywolf computers this Saturday, August
20th from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

This month we have two great presenters that should not me missed.
Details are as follows:

1) Industry special effects secrets by Josh Mcguire (http://www.joshmcguire.com/Gallery.htm )or (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0570227/ )


AT Siggraph I ran into Josh Mcguire who use to be the the president of
a previous San Diego LightWave Users group that I firt attended when we
were all using version 5.0. He is now one of the leading special
effects animators in Los Angeles to have worked on films such as:

a)Enterprise
b)Dan Dare
c)Roughnecks - Starship Troopers Chronicals
d)Max Steel
e)Star Trek: The Experience - Borg Invasion 4D (2004) (digital effects
artist)
f)Sin City (2005) (digital artist)
G)Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) (post-production) (digital effects
artist)
h)The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2005) (digital
effects artist)

He will give us a presentation on the special effects tricks in the
industry used on some of the films he has had the honor of working on.



2)Workflow For Modeling a Realistic Chartacter by Joe Philips( http://www.joephillips.com )

Our second presenter is an outstanding modeler and animator.

Joe Phillips owns his own animatin studio and comic book company. In
addition he is producing his own series of DVD 3D animated stories.

Joe will share the techniques and workflow for properly modeling a
realistic human character so that it responds well to extreme animated
poses and movements.


Dirctions to the meeting are as follows:

We will be meeting at Crywolf Computers at 7320 Convoy Court, San
Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?
country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=add
ress&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&searc
h=++Search++

gggraphx
09-14-2005, 09:31 PM
Meeting this week Saturday, 17th same time, same place.
Details...none yet.
This meeting is not to be missed!
Why?
Because that's what Steve always puts in his emails.
Show up and be dazzled. If we can't find someone to do a presentation, I'll bring tutorial CDs we can watch. Bring the popcorn.

gggraphx
09-16-2005, 05:53 PM
We have a great meeting coming up this Saturday, September 17th from
11:00am to 2:00pm.* Details are as follows:

1) Industry special effects secrets by Josh Mcguire (http://www.joshmcguire.com/Gallery.htm )or (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0570227/ )


AT Siggraph I ran into Josh Mcguire who use to be the the president of
a previous San Diego LightWave Users group that I firt attended when we
were all using version 5.0. He is now one of the leading special
effects animators in Los Angeles to have worked on films such as:

a)Enterprise
b)Dan Dare
c)Roughnecks - Starship Troopers Chronicals
d)Max Steel
e)Star Trek: The Experience - Borg Invasion 4D (2004) (digital effects artist)
f)Sin City (2005) (digital artist)
G)Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) (post-production) (digital effects artist)
h)The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2005) (digital effects artist)

He will give us a presentation on the special effects tricks in the
industry used on some of the films he has had the honor of working on.



2) Continuation of last months Workflow For Modeling a Realistic
Chartacter by Joe Philips( http://www.joephillips.com )

Joe Phillips is an outstanding modeler and animator and will continue
where he left off from last month's meeting with the techniques and
workflow for properly modeling and animating a realistic human
character so that it responds well to extreme animated poses and
movements.

Joe Phillips owns his own animatin studio and comic book company. In
addition he is producing his own series of DVD 3D animated stories.


Dirctions to the meeting are as follows:

We will be meeting at Crywolf Computers at 7320 Convoy Court, San
Diego. Phone number is (858) 277-9653

For directions follow the link below.

Map

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=US&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=7320+Convoy+Court&city=San+Diego+&state=ca&zipcode=&search=++Search++

gggraphx
01-30-2006, 07:55 PM
Well the holidays and a drive crash knocked me down but not out. Your Director of Propaganda is back!

Here's some new announcements for you.

1) There's a meeting for the short this Saturday, the 4th at Wyvonne's house. To find out more info join the SDLWUG Yahoo Group.

2) The Sand Diego LightWave User's Group and Crywolf is happy to be hosting another Lightwave class with Larry Shultz. Don't miss the opportunity to learn from one of the best!

Character and Head Modeling and Rigging In LightWave 8.
Instructor: Larry Shultz, aka "Spline God"

When:* February 25, 2006

Cost: $299 for one day class
To register call: (858) 277-9653

This class is on character modeling and rigging. The emphasis will be on modeling a head and setting up face shapes as well as using endomorphs.

Bio:
Larry Shultz - has been involved with computer graphics since the mid-1980s. He began using LightWave 3D in its early days for TV commercials and other projects at a CGI company he co-founded during the early '90s called The Animation Factory in Albuquerque.

Since those days Larry has worked for such companies as American Laser Games, Sony Development, Discovery Channel, Netter Digital, Foundation Imaging, Amalgamated Pixels,* Squarehouse Entertainment, Warner Brothers Feature Animation* as well as working on a freelance basis for many other companies. Larry is very experienced in almost every aspect of LightWave, working as lead artist, technical director, and in many other positions on a variety of projects.

Larry is also heavily involved with LightWave training. He has taught seminars all over the United States and several schools including Newtek
Inc., Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute, Video Symphony, Foundation Institute, and 3D Exchange as well as developed hundreds of hours of video training. Larry is known the world over for his training and vast knowledge of LightWave 3D.

To find out more Larry Shultz go to www.splinegod.com

Stephen M. Burns - www.chromeallusion.com
Author of "Advanced Photoshop CS2 Trickery & FX" &
"Photoshop CS Trickery & FX"
www.sdphotoshopusers.com : President of the San Diego Photoshop Users Group:
Email:* [email protected]
Phone: 760 436-9921

3) Next meeting is probably February 21 at Crywolf.

gggraphx
10-19-2006, 05:28 PM
Still more laptop problems but the Minister of Propaganda is back. So here's the scoop on the latest meeting.

Hello,

Our next San Diego LightWave Users meeting is this Saturday, October
21st from 11:00am until 2:00pm.

Directions:

The San Diego Lightwave Users Group meets at the Crywolf Computer
Center in Clairemont. Located on Convoy Court, the road that runs
parallel to Clairemont Mesa Blvd. on the North side, just off of the
805 freeway.

Form 805 south Take the Clairemont Mesa Blvd offramp East, then left
at the first corner where the Kaiser Permanente is located. One block
to Convoy Court, turn right half a block to their building. 7320
Convoy Court., S.D, . Their phone number is (858)277.9653

The Meeting:

We have two great presenters for this Saturday that should not be missed!

1 ) Modo Application as Part of the LightWave 9 Pipeline by Paul Hartsuykeer (www.hartworks.net)

Paul will present his techniques for integrating Modo files into Layout for animation. You will find this to be quite interesting.


2 ) Architectual Applications LightWave by Jeff Broz

Our newest member, Jeff Broz, will present his way of creating cities and sky scrappers for LightWave. He uses a very interesting program called "Sketchup" (http://www.sketchup.com/) to assist him then he imports them into LightWave to finish the job.

This is a not to miss meeting.

MartinContreras
11-08-2006, 02:28 PM
Hello all,

Is this User Group still active? If so when is the next meeting, and is it still at Crywolf?

Hope to hear from someone soon!

Martin

gggraphx
11-14-2006, 01:54 PM
Hello all,

Is this User Group still active? If so when is the next meeting, and is it still at Crywolf?

Hope to hear from someone soon!

Martin

Hi Martin,
Yeap, the group is still here. We had an interesting meeting last month. The next meeting should be Saturday, November 18. Still at Crywolf.
-Gardner