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Mha8649
01-22-2006, 06:56 PM
Hi, I was wondering if anyone could send me or show me where to find a tutorial on character creation or atleast the head....I've seen the ones on nt site and I couldnt follow them .... I am an extreme newb here... So I need a basic step by step. Thanks in advance :)

Silkrooster
01-22-2006, 09:36 PM
Here is my database for new users. Hope this helps.

Tutorials
Scott Cameron’s Collection of Lightwave tutorials on the web:
http://members.shaw.ca/lightwavetutorials/Main_Menu.htm
Newtek’s main tutorial page http://www.newtek.com/products/lightwave/tutorials/index.html,
Newtek video’s http://www.newtek.com/products/lightwave/tutorials/videos/index.html (Most of Proton’s listed here)
LW 8 Demo’s http://www.newtek.com/products/lightwave/product/demos.html
puff and larkin http://www.puffandlarkin.com/lightwave/tutorials/character_modelling/
Splinegod www.splinegod.com/onlinetraining.htm – This link is being replaced with 3d training online
Dan Ablan www.3dgarage.com
Kurv Studio www.kurvstudios.com
Simply Lightwave www.simplylightwave.com
Lost Pencil www.lostpencil.com
Desktop Images http://www.desktopimages.com/index.shtml
3d Training Online http://www.3dtrainingonline.com/

Books
Inside Lightwave 8 by Dan Ablan
Lightwave 3D 8 Texturing by Leigh van der Byl
Essential Lightwave 3D by Timothy Albee
Lightwave 3D [8] Cartoon Character Creation vol 1 and 2 by Jonny Gorden

Forums
Newteks http://vbulletin.newtek.com/
Spinquad www.spinquad.com/forum/
Kurv Studio www.kurvstudios.com/forum
Simply Lightwave http://forum.simplylightwave.com/
Lightwave Group V3 http://www.lwg3d.com/v3/index.htm
CGTalk http://www.cgtalk.com/index.php?
Silkrooster’s www.silkrooster.com/forum
3Drecursion http://3drecursions.com/forum/index.php

Wiki’s
Wiki3Dpedia www.silkrooster.com/wiki
Wiki CG, Computer Graphic Encyclopedia http://www.wikicg.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
Darkling Simulations http://www.darksim.com/dswiki/index.php/Main_Page

Plug – in database
Flay is a web site where you can search other web sites for plugins. If you need a plugin for Lightwave this is the very first place to check. The address is www.flay.com

If I missed anyone my apologies as this is going to be a growing database. Anyone wishing to be listed, please pm me or access my forum and post a message.
Silk

lesterfoster
01-23-2006, 02:20 AM
Here is a good one on how to model a head using splines. http://www.kurvstudios.com/lightwave/modeling_head_splines.php Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the screen shots. And there are some quick sample videos too.

Mha8649
01-23-2006, 03:52 AM
Thank you both very much for the quick replys... I will check these out tomorow after some much needed sleep. thanks again. :)