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Version Tutorial Name Author Comments
         

Explosions

 
July 2008 7.5d - 8.3 C4 Destruct Introduction for LW 7.5b to 8.3 by Sebastian Goetsch & Nick Hatzichritos
for the LW plugin
C4 Destruct which helps with breaking up objects for exploding.
July 2008 9.0 C4 Destruct for LW 9.x by Sebastian Goetsch & Nick Hatzichritos
for the LW plugin
C4 Destruct which helps with breaking up objects for exploding.
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating shell casings ejecting from a gun by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Nov 2007
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9.3 Creating a bottle rocket type animation with particle emitters Newtek This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
May 2007   High speed - slow motion videos and information. by Lucid Movement Not a tutorial just cool videos
Oct 2006   Fire at your fingertips by ???  
May 2006 8.5 Explosion by Christoph Troitzsch using Hypervoxels 3 (also in German)
Feb 2006   Anatomy of an Explosion by Keiron Helsdon Just some interesting information
Dec 2005 8.0 Explosion by Pierre Bixquert  
Oct 2005   BANG! The Anatomy of Explosions by Kieron Helsdon On CGNetworks
Sept 2005 8.0 Muzzle Flares by Michael Word Web page version of the link below this.
Sept 2005
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  Muzzle flashes by MBayne On the LWG Forums
Aug 2005 8.3 Pyrotechnics by Nicholas Pellegrino Commercial Product from Asilefx.com
Aug 2005 8.3 Pyrotechnics 2 Advanced Techniques by Nicholas Pellegrino Commercial Product from Asilefx.com
July 2005 7.0 Realistic Explosion Tutorial by Samuel Kvaalen  
July 2005 DFX+ Pure DFX+ Explosion/Shockwave by Samuel Kvaalen  
May 2005 8.0 Depth Charge Explosion by Andy Bishop  
Feb 2005 8.0 Explosions by Pierre Bixquert  
Dec 2004 5.6 Fire-Explosion by Christoph Troitzsch  
Dec 2004   Gaseous Clouds by Christoph Troitzsch   
    Space Explosion Tutorial using HV2 by DMS  
DOWN   Volumetric Fire by Gregory Duquesne  
DOWN   An exploding Wall of Fire Using hypervoxels by Morten Moen  
    Kaboom - Blowing out a Window Tutorial and Plugin by Neil M. Nafus  
    Exploding a Cow by Beasty  
    Explode a Cow by Beasty  
    Volumetric Explosion by Alexander Labedade  

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Particles
         
Nov 2007
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9.3 Creating rain splashing on the ground using particle emitters Newtek This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Nov 2007
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9.3 Animating a bouncing ball using a particle emitter Newtek This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Sept 2007   Ratatatat! Particle gunfire eroding a wall.  by Kevman 3D On Spinquad forums
Oct 2006   blender fluids to LightWave workflow  by smdnateau on Spinquad forums
June 2006 9.0 Hypervoxels and Particle FX by Cetin Oral  
May 2006 9.0 Particle Emitters Save All Selected Motions by Newtek Version 9 Demo Video
Jan 2005   Image Based Particle FX by AuroraGraFX Studios  
Jan 2005   Dust in the Wind by AuroraGraFX Studios  
Nov 2004
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8.0 Using Gradients and Particle Age by Newtek  
Sept 2004 8.0 Rain from Particles in 8.0 by Dan Ablan 1 video to download
June 2004
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8.0 3D GARAGE Samples - Rain from Particles by Dan Ablan L8 BoneTools, IK Boost and Rain using Particles - some samples from Dan's L8 Courseware
May 2004 8.0 Particle Effects of Ink in Water by Howard Margolius This is a direct link to a flash file.  No sound
April 2004
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7.5 Break a box from the sky by Demian Kurejwowski  
  7.5 Particle Systems by Oshio Registration required (free) at Renderosity.com
DOWN 7.5 A Flock of Birds by Christian Bloch  
DOWN 7.5 FX Linker - LightWave 3DŽ by Deuce  
  7.5 FX Tutorials by Jon Gress  
    Seeing Stars Particle Replacement Using Particle Storm by MD Arts  
    Particle Storm and Motion Designer tutorials in Japanese by ??? Japanese
DOWN   Particle Storm Tutorials by GDS  

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HyperVoxels
         
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating a Slug using Hypervoxels by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
May 2006 8.5 Dust Cloud by Christoph Troitzsch using Hypervoxels 3 (also in German)
July 2005 8.0 Hypervoxel Presets and More by Samuel Kvaalen  
April 2005
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  Hypervoxels Smoke by 3d-wiz Look in the tutorials section
Nov 2004 8.0 Blend Groups by Newtek  
Nov 2004 8.0 HyperVoxel Part 1: Intro & Surface Hypervoxel by Newtek  
DOWN 7.5 Introduction and Surface Hypervoxels by Newtek Video Tutorial
  7.5 Dissolving Hypervoxel surfaces by Oliver Michon In the tutorial section
  7.5 An Intro to Hypervoxels 3 by Jaco  
    Blast off with Hypervoxels 2.0 by Stephen Schleicher  
    Heavy Ordnance Hypervoxels 2.0 and Lightwave 5.6 by Jon Carroll  
    Hypervoxel Metaballs Tutorial by Mike King  
    An Intro to Hypervoxels 3 by Jaco  
    Put Your Nulls to Good Use Hypervoxels by Jaco  
         

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Miscellaneous
 
Apr 2009 9.0 Building a "floater" rig with Nodes by Cageman  
Apr 2009 9.0 animer une cote de maille by Jeremy Ringard, AKA NoBrainNoBrain French.  Animating chain mail.
Mar 2009 9.0 Rotational Displacement by John Einselen  
Oct 2008 9.5 Lightwave Cloth Lesson by Dan Ablan  
Oct 2008 9.5 Dynamic Parenting by William "Proton" Vaughan This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Apr 2008   Create a flame coming from an engine by Rich at 3D Thunder  
Mar 2008 8.5 Animation einer Torten Grafik by Michael Jabbour German
Feb 2008 9.3 Introduction to Motion Blur by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating an animation of a crowd of people by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating Wakes by Cageman Videos from a thread on Newtek Forums
Jan 2008 9.3 Randomly placing surface voxels on an object by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating a flag blowing in the wind by Proton his is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Introduction to Endomorphs, Morph Mixer and Open GL Sliders by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Using Effector to displace a tube by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Introduction to the Effector custom object by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating water flowing through a piping structure by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Localized morphing of an object based on the distance of another object by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Rigging and animating an accordion style hinge by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Introduction to HardFx and Object Dissolve by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Animating a shaded object converting to a wireframe object by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Creating a Radar Motion Trail by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Using Cloth FX to Tear/Rip Material by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Creating Foot prints in the ground using Cloth FX by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Dec 2007 9.3 Using Effector to displace a tube by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Nov 2007 9.3 Animating carpet rolling and unrolling Newtek This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Nov 2007 9.3 SoftFX and Cloth FX Tutorial: Flag Roll Newtek This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Feb 2007 9.0 The Art Of Clip Maps for Object Reveals by Proton As posted on Spinquad Forums
Apr 2006
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8.0 Endomorph Learning by Dan Ablan  
Mar 2006   Vampire Disintegration by Marc A swf file in the tutorial section that shows the steps involved in creating a vampire disintegration.
Jan 2006 7.5 Electricity Effect by Steve Warner Article on Spinquad forums
Nov 2005
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8.0 The Mask tornado effect by Jeremy Hardin On Newtek forums
Nov 2005
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8.0 Akira-style Light Trails! by Celshader Creating Light Trails on Newtek Forums
Oct 20 8.0 Flying towards a bank of fog by Kevin Phillips
This document explains LightWave's Fog tool in detail, the settings and how to use it. The tutorial also shows how to use simple expressions to create the illusion of flying up towards a solid bank of fog quickly and easily.
Oct 2005 8.0 Creating Electrical Arcs in LightWave without Plugins by Steve Warner  
Oct 2005 8.0 Create an Animated Spring by Steve Warner  
July 2005 7.5 Animated Snow Trails by Andy Nicholas  
July 2005
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8.0 Water Drop Tutorial by Gerardo Estrada Spanish
July 2005   FX Browser Tips  by Marvin Miller Part of the Newtek Newsletter.  Look near the bottom.
May 2005   Quick Tank Tracks using Polks Poke by Worley Labs  
May 2005 8.0 Creating smoke using procedural textures by Nikolay Gachev  
Mar 2005 8.0 The Art of Clip Maps for Object Reveals by Newtek video tutorial
Feb 2005 8.0 The Blade Effect   by Stefan Bredereck  
Feb 2005 8.0 Loads of Robots by Shaun Bishop  
Jan 2005 8.0 Tron Electric Lines Effect by Proton You can also check out the SpinQuad discussion for more info.
Jan 2005   TrendWhores by AuroraGraFX Studios  
Nov 2004
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7.0 RopeRig by Samuel Kvaalen  
Nov 2004 8.0 Creating Electricity by Newtek  
Nov 2004
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8.0 Polygon Flow for Cloth Dynamics by Ivan D. Young  
Nov 2004
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8.0 Effector Tool by Emanuel Rosario  
Oct 2004 8.0 Displacement without changing the Shape of and Object by Joe Lertola Cool!  
Oct 2004   Create an Army of Running Bipeds by Cyril Kravtchenko  
Oct 2004
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8.0 Effector Tool by Emanuel Rosario  
Sept 2004 8.0 Animated Snow Trails by Andy Nicholas  
Sept 2004 8.0 Electricity Effect by Steve Warner A LightWave pro shares a cool technique over at  the SpinQuad Forums
Aug 2004 8.0 Growing Vines by Mark Dunakin Use an effector for Swift creations as a clip map
June 2004 8.0 Water Splashes by Howard M. Page2 has the tutorial (Also available at 3DTotal )
Nov 2003 7.5 Pin Array Animation by eyelandarts  
Nov 2003 7.5 Morphing Vines  by Mark Dunakin  
  7.5 Clip Map Cutaway by Mark Dunakin  
  7.5 Animated Cut Away T_Rex_1 by Mark Dunakin Interesting technique for creating an animated cutaway.  Good for using to composite with.
DOWN   How to unroll a roll of parchment by Newtek  
Mar 2003   Page Flipping by Bazil Brush (Bazillyo)  
DOWN 7.5 Jet Exhaust  by Erich Gebauer  
    Candle Flame tutorial by Tom Woof  
    Makin Tracks by Joe Angell ( an oldie but a goodie)
    Moving Film Strip by MDarts  
    Solid to Wireframe by MDarts  
    Roll Your Own Transition by Jeff White  
    Half Wire Renders by Kier Darby  
DOWN   Ghosts by Patrik Beck  
    Sluggish (Snaking Motions) by MD Arts  
    Energy Shield Effect by FredLight go to the Works section and hit the 3D Divers link
DOWN   Burning Fuses by Mark Curtis  
DOWN   Animating Blood Cells by Mark Doyle  
DOWN   DVE Creation by Newtek  
  6.5 Shattering Glass and Bullet-time Tutorial by Steve Arch  
    Energy Beam Tutorial by Tim Troutman  
    Volumetric Fog in Inspire 3D by Mostafa Sadraii  
DOWN   Export Aura (2) Pixel Tracking to LightWave by Newtek  
DOWN   DVE Creation in LightWave by Newtek In the Rendering Section
         

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