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Inside LightWave 3D v10 by Dan Ablan

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Chapter 1. LightWave Modeler

I used to think there were two types of people who create 3D imagery. But over the past 18 years or so, I’ve realized that there are really three types. The first two types are modelers and animators. The third is that person who has no clue as to what it takes to create a 3D model, texture it, light it, or bring it to life. To this type, creating 3D imagery means pushing a button and waiting for the computer to do it. For the purposes of this book, we’re going to forget about the push-button types, because no matter what you say or do, they simply won’t get it. Some of these people are your clients or bosses, which leaves the real work of creating 3D imagery up to you.

It also raises the question: Which of the remaining ...

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