February 1, 2007

Luxology Announces New Training Division and modo Training Videos

San Mateo, Calif. - Luxology LLC, an independent technology company developing next-generation 3D content creation software, has announced a new training division that will offer a range of learning materials for modo users.
The first product from the new training division is a 17-video series that covers modeling, texturing, and lighting for the iconic Le Mans C9 race car.


"This video series is not just teaching people how to build a car," says Andy Brown, training director of Luxology, and former art and design lecturer at Tyne Metropolitan College. "It is also teaching modo users how to create dozens of interesting yet classic shapes that are useful to master for everyday production work."


"The demand for modo training materials has reached critical mass," notes Brad Peebler, president and co-founder of Luxology. "We are committed to meeting this demand so that modo users can have a steady flow of professional-quality training materials on a variety of real-world topics."


Luxology's new training division is also leveraging the talents of members from its ever-growing modo community. By publishing tutorials and work studies on modo3d.com, Luxology is offering modo training for a range of skill levels and interests. In addition to the Le Mans C9 video series by Andy Brown, Luxology's training division currently offers the Official Luxology modo Guide (Thompson Publishing), a 400-page four-color book written by Dan Ablan. Also available from Luxology's new training division is a 15-hour introduction to modo DVD that was produced by Dan Ablan of 3DGarage.com.


The new Le Mans C9 video training series is available in two albums. Album 1 contains videos 1 through 8 and album 2 contains videos 9 through 17. Each album is sold separately for $25 and individual videos can be purchased for $5 each. The Official Luxology modo Guide is $49.99 and the 3DGarage.com modo courseware DVD is $179.