LIGHTWELL RESOURCES

STARTER PACK

VIDEO: GETTING
AROUND LIGHTWELL

Get accustomed to the Lightwell interface

VIDEO: LAYERS

Learn about one of the fundamental aspects of the software

iOS PREVIEWER APP

Download our companion Previewer App to view your projects on your iOS Device

VIDEO TUTORIALS

Watch and learn how to use Lightwell with our extensive video tutorial library. Follow along with each video and make the most out of the tool.

GETTING AROUND LIGHTWELL

In this introductory video, we take you through the ins and outs of the Lightwell interface. Get to know where everything is, what various terms mean and where you’ll spend most of your time.

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IMPORTING YOUR ASSETS

Learn how to cut Photoshop assets into Lightwell-ready layers with our photoshop script, and get running in no time.

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LAYERS

Create and edit layers, the building blocks of any Lightwell app. Import images, change layer properties, and add ambient motion.

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PREVIEWING YOUR APP

Test your app in real time on your mobile phone or tablet. See your animations and interactions, and save projects to your device.

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ANIMATIONS

Get moving with animations. Set up, edit, and preview your first animation, and watch your layers come to life.

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INTERACTIONS

Add user interaction to your app, game, or story with interactions. Learn about interaction types, customization, and previewing.

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ART & STORY APPS

These example projects are intended for artists and creative professionals to explore while taking their first steps with the program. They exemplify how some of our talented creators have built their projects in Lightwell!

SEAWEED MYSTERY

Seaweed Mystery is an interactive cartoon comic that we partnered up with an illustrator to create. You can download the original photoshop file to see how the scene is set up.

2 Scenes, PSD Included

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PSD DOWNLOAD

2 Scenes PSD Included

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PINATA STORY APP

2 Scenes PSD Included

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PHOTO PORTFOLIO APP

Coming Soon

ABSTRACT ART APP

STUDENT APP PROJECTS

These example student projects showcase beginner, intermediate and expert in order to ease students into using the software. Beginner projects have less elements so you can focus on the basics, while Expert projects resemble completed apps that are App Store ready!

BEGINNER PROJECTS

Beginner projects feature fewer scenes, layers and interactions so students can better wrap their heads around the fundamentals.

SILLY SHAPES

Silly Shapes is a fun app project to start learning Lightwell with. Each character is made up of simple shapes created in Photoshop. Photoshop file available to download.

2 Scenes, PSD Included

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HUMANITIES

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2 Scenes PSD Included

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FAMOUS SPEECHES

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ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

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STREET ART COLLAGE

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SCIENCE

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2 Scenes PSD Included

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THE WATER CYCLE

INTERMEDIATE PROJECTS

Intermediate projects feature more scenes, and interactions in order to demonstrate common usabliity patterns and app building best practices.

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SCIENCE

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2 Scenes
PSD Included

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OUR NIGHT SKY

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MATH

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2 Scenes PSD Included

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SOLVING EQUATIONS

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SOCIAL STUDIES

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WORLD WAR II IN HEADLINES

EXPERT PROJECTS

Expert projects feature more scenes, a lot more layers and complex interactions. These projects are closer to more feature-complete apps.

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HISTORY

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2 Scenes PSD Included

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FUNKY HISTORY

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LANGUAGE ARTS

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FRENCH VOCAB

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SCIENCE

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