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Essential LightWave v9 offers an unparalleled guide to LightWave 3D. Written to help users quickly take control of the software, this book is filled with easy-to-understand explanations, time-saving tips and tricks, and detailed tutorials on nearly every aspect of the software, including the new features in LightWave v9.2! Key features of this book: - Learn to model, light, surface animate, and render within the first seven chapters! - Master the LightWave v9 Node Editor for advanced surfacing, texturing, and deformations. - Learn to model with polygons, Catmull-Clark/Subpatch SubDs, and splines. - Uncover the secrets of distortion-free UV mapping and high-quality texturing. - Learn to seamlessly composite 3D objects with real-world images. - Create professional-quality character animation using FK, IK, and IK Booster. - Enhance your animations with expressions, particle effects, and dynamics. - Set up a render farm to rip through complex rendering tasks.
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Steve Warner (born May 24, 1978) is an American rower. He competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he placed 9th in the men's lightweight coxless four with the American team.
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