LightWave 2018

LightWave 2018

Screen shot of LightWave 2018NewTek finally released the next iteration in their 3D software, LightWave 2018, and it is looking amazing. This wasn’t that much of a surprise since a good friend updated me on this weeks before. Well now that the whole world knows LightWave 2018 is here!  Are you ready for this new update?

Render Engine

There are many changes and a lot of them center around the render engine being rebuilt in 2018.  This means the old surface editor has been obliterated to make room for a fancy new PBR (Physically Based Rendering) based system.  You maybe wondering what PBR means to us and I will dig deeper into this new technology for those interested.  PBR is a deep topic and will require a lot of my time to explore.  Stay tuned for there will be some explanations and examples coming. Continue reading “LightWave 2018”