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Inside LightWave 3D v10 by Dan Ablan

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Chapter 10. Dynamics in Motion

3D animation can be fun and rewarding, especially when you get into the cooler effects that can really bring a scene to life. In the previous chapter, you were introduced to LightWave 10’s particles. This chapter will take you even further by showing how to create various dynamic effects for creative animations. These dynamic effects let you make animations in which objects collide realistically and influence each other’s motion in a way that obeys natural laws such as gravity, momentum, and shock absorption. Tools like these will help take your animations to the next level. You will work through various projects so that you can quickly and easily learn how to apply these powerful tools to just about any animation. ...

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