Commercial LightWave Training - a list...


not complete, never the less...


Commercial LightWave Training  (Videos)

--- Hard Surface Modeling ---
Car Modeling - Elvis (Lewis) Blazencic
http://www.liberty3d.com/2016/05/advanced-lightwave3d-modeling-projects-chevy-impala

Hard Surface Subdivision - Jeffry Gugick
http://www.liberty3d.com/2011/01/new-citizen-and-new-video/

District 9 Fanboy - Kevin Phillips
http://www.liberty3d.com/2011/01/new-fanboy-series-in-the-style-of-district-9

Complex Interiors - SimplyLightWave
http://simplylightwave.com/lightwave-tutorial/t584

Prague Tram - SimplyLightWave
http://simplylightwave.com/lightwave-tutorial/t583

Space Shuttle Discovery - SimplyLightWave
http://simplylightwave.com/lightwave-tutorial/t576

London Tower Bridge - SimplyLightWave
http://simplylightwave.com/lightwave-tutorial/t572

M4 Tank - SimplyLightWave
http://simplylightwave.com/lightwave-tutorial/t555

Secrets of SubD Modeling - Chilton Webb
http://www.liberty3d.com/2013/03/secrets-of-subd-modeling-volume-2

Futuristic City - Cobben Charlot
http://www.liberty3d.com/2012/04/sci-fi-modeling-vol-2-exteriors-futuristic-city

Digital Modeling - William (Proton) Vaughan
https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Modeling-William-Vaughan/dp/0321700899

Bell 407 Helicopter - Phil Nolan
https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/modeling-realistic-helicopter-lightwave-3d-1943

Archviz Scene - Phil Nolan
https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/an-arch-viz-scene-lwcad-lightwave-3d-2280


--- Character Modeling ---
Jack Skellington - SimplyLightWave
http://simplylightwave.com/lightwave-tutorial/t575

Digital Modeling - William (Proton) Vaughan
https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Modeling-William-Vaughan/dp/0321700899


--- Motion Graphics / Nodes ---
Rebel Hill Nodes - Rebel Hill
http://www.rebelhill.net/html/rhn.html

Node Based Surfacing - James Willmott
http://www.liberty3d.com/2012/03/node-based-surfacing-video-2

Pixel Displays - Dana (dwburman) Burman
http://www.liberty3d.com/citizens/d-w-burman/danas-videos/pixel-displays-product-page


--- Render ---
Stereoscopic Camera Fundamentals - Aristomenis (Meni) Tsirbas
https://www.thegnomonworkshop.com/tutorials/stereoscopic-camera-fundamentals

Octane Quick Start - Ryan Roye
http://www.liberty3d.com/2016/06/the-quick-start-guide-to-octane-for-lightwave

Photorealistic Beverage Ad - Louis du Mont
https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/lightwave-3d-creating-photorealistic-beverage-ad-2518


--- Character Animation ---
Rebel Hill Rigging - http://www.rebelhill.net/html/rhr.html

Rebel Hill Animation - http://www.rebelhill.net/html/rha.html

Rebel Hill Face Rigging - http://www.rebelhill.net/html/rhfr.html

Adobe Character Animator for LW - Dana (dwburman) Burman
http://www.liberty3d.com/2015/09/7614

Comprehensive Guide to IKBooster - Ryan Roye
http://www.liberty3d.com/2014/02/the-comprehensive-guide-to-ikbooster-by-ryan-roye

Common Scenarios for Character Animators - Ryan Roye
http://www.liberty3d.com/2014/04/common-scenarios-for-character-animators


--- SFX ---
Weapons FX - Ryan Roye
http://www.liberty3d.com/2014/06/weapons-fx-in-lightwave-by-ryan-roye

TurbulenceFD - Kelly “Kat” Myers
http://www.liberty3d.com/store/training/turbulencefd-for-lightwave3d-training-and-packs
 

TheLexx

Well-known member
Also, the second-hand market is not to be sneezed at. The Dan Ablan books occasionally come up for less than a dollar and the Ken brilliant books can be often be had very cheap (the only lottery being if the CD is still attached). It has been possible to buy Tim Albee's Kaze Ghost Warrior DVD, which includes the "Making Of" Documentary, for just $0.01 - there isn't even a coin in UK currency able to go that low.

Having said that, some level of end-to-end training resources in a more centralized location would be good. Lino's Rigging Revealed tut seems lonely on the website by itself. For example, an update of the Rex Olson/Todd Grime Character Set would be fantastic, or even add to the website as-is (I think Rex still works for NT in some capacity). Bear in mind that combining Modo's Rigging and Character courses would set you back nearly $350.00 for the training alone, so it might be good for NT to update the old Desktop Images stuff and place on the site. The VFX set too. :)
 
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Thank You to Free4ever for DStorm links >

DStorm, the official LW reseller in Japan has 2 LW 2020 videos and a video of their free Inertia plugin:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq64Ty9jBBTMMcVAIIp_Y3w

http://www.dstorm.co.jp/news/2020/2428.html

http://www.dstorm.co.jp/dsproducts/lw3d/plugin_list.html


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LWCAD / Viktor Veličko
https://www.youtube.com/user/viktorvelicko/videos

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LightWave on YouTube - v2
https://forums.newtek.com/showthread.php/161515
 
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raymondtrace

Founding member
Yes, the training is still relevant. Not much has changed in Modeler in recent releases. Be sure to check the free training first (tram and robot) to get an idea of what the site offers.

Do not expect any support from the community in the forum or from the site publisher. This is otherwise a dead site, with forums filled with uncontrolled spam. The only reason I might subscribe to this at this point would be to download training for review later, using a video downloader web browser add-on/extension.

In addition to the resources already mentioned:
http://learn3dsoftware.com/ (now offering a "$5 each sale" while the world ends in 2020)
https://pixelandpoly.com/video.html ($10, good stuff)
 

inakito

Member
I am really interested in bringing back Desktop Images content, how can we make this happening? Specially the Jarrod Davis content...and obviously VHS stuff like Ron Thorton Digital Cinematography...
 
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