Animating textures


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Animating textures

Animating in LightWave is pretty straightforward, especially when it comes to setting keyframe for cameras, lights or objects, but there can be other things you might to animate such as a texture. And why would you do that? Well, there is a number of reasons. Let's start with a simple object. What I am going to do is go to File, hit Load, I want to choose Load Object, and from the Chapter 8 Exercise Files if you have those, load up the CowBegin file. You can load up any object you want, if you have even a simple box to do something like this. I am going to rotate this cow around so we see it. Now it looks like he doesn't have any textures on him but he really does.

Let's jump over here to Viewport Preview Rendering and you can see that he has got a cow type surface on him and that works fine. But what if for some crazy reason, you want to animate that texture on him? I will open up the Surface Editor and that's the CowHide surface that we are going to work with. And what I wan...

Animating textures
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Animating textures provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the LightWave 10 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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LightWave
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