How to Create Normal Maps from Photographs

Contents What are Normal Maps? How to Take Photographs for Normal Maps How to Create Normal Maps from Photographs with DreamLight’s Filter Forge Filter How to Create Normal Maps from Photographs with DreamLight’s Nodal Surface for LightWave 3D How to … Read More

A Method for Simulating Intelligence by Programming a Virtual Mind

Here’s a TBT blog post from our provisional patent filing for a method for simulating intelligence by programming a virtual mind. This foundational technology was used to create our proof of concept Quipples™ The Internet Game Show of Satirical Riddles … Read More

Agile 3D CGI Animation Process Lecture – MIT

Agile 3D CGI Animation Process Lecture & Book Signing for the MIT Animation Group Wilmington, MA — Michael Scaramozzino, DreamLight’s President/Creative Director, was recently invited to kick off the annual guest lecture series for the MIT Animation Group. Michael presented … Read More

Basic Web Design Tips Stand the Test of Time

TBT – This throwback Thursday post reviews basic web design tips that stand the test of time. These are some basic web design tips we offered when interviewed for magazine articles over a decade ago that are still often relevant … Read More

Recommended Animation Image File Types

A question I’m often asked is: “What are the recommended animation image file types?” There are many different animation image file types available depending upon which particular software you may be using to create your animation such as LightWave 3D, … Read More

How to create a waving flag with LightWave 3D ClothFX

Happy Independence Day! July 4th – Spirit of 1776 Today I’ll show you how to create a waving flag with LightWave 3D ClothFX. I used this approach to create a 3D animated greeting for Independence Day as a social media … Read More

DreamLight Constellation 2.1 – Render Missing Frames Feature Update

DreamLight Constellation 2.1 – Feature Update Commemorating DreamLight’s 30’th Anniversary We recently released our newly upgraded DreamLight® Constellation™ 2.0 network render controller for LightWave 3D to commemorate DreamLight’s 30th anniversary. We’ve now released a new requested feature update to render … Read More

DreamLight Constellation 2.0 Released

DreamLight Constellation 2.0 – Upgrade Released Commemorating DreamLight’s 30’th Anniversary In celebration of DreamLight’s 30’th anniversary we’re pleased to announce that our newly upgraded DreamLight® Constellation™ 2.0 network render controller for LightWave 3D has been released and is available immediately. … Read More

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