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Inside LightWave 3D v10

By Dan Ablan

Published by New Riders

Published Date: Apr 13, 2011

Description

This best-selling guide to NewTek's LightWave 3D animation software has now been completely updated for LightWave v10 by award-winning animator and trainer Dan Ablan. This down-to-earth, easy-to-follow guide offers an invaluable set of real-world project tutorials that teach you the ins and outs of LightWave and show you the techniques you need to master this powerful 3D software. Inside LightWave 3D v10's accompanying DVD features hours of high quality video training tutorials that will help you go further with each chapter. No other book has taught more LightWave 3D users than Inside LightWave.

Featured tutorials cover:
  • In-depth tour of the new LightWave v10 interface
  • Powerful surfacing with the Node Editor
  • Bones and rigging for character animation
  • Particle animation
  • Hard body and soft body dynamics
  • Rendering concepts
  • Advanced camera tools

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1 LightWave Modeler
2 LightWave Layout
3 Texture Creation
4 Lighting
5 3D Cameras
6 3D Animation
7 Motion Graphics
8 Modeling Everyday Things
9 Particle Animation
10 Dynamics in Motion
11 Bones and Rigging
12 The LightWave Render Engine
A Plug-ins and Additional Resources
What’s on the DVD
Index61

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ISBN-10: 0-13-265626-4

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-265626-9

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