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Ambient Occlusion in 3DS Max, Mix Map

Ambient Occlusion in 3DS Max, Mix Map

This is a test I rendered in 3DS Max using FinalRender (I also did a test with Mental Ray) with no lights in the scene, using an Ambient Occlusion Map as a mix map for the textures of this race car from Daz3d. I also [...]

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Flip through Galiwango Comic Book 1#

Flip through Galiwango Comic Book 1#

Dear friends, here is a sample of the Galiwango Comic book for you to preview before purchasing. Kindly support this wildlife conservation effort by purchasing a copy of the “Kasobeza” Comic book. For every copy ordered, I donate $5 dollars to the Dr. Dian Fossey [...]

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3D Render and Animation Tests

3D Render and Animation Tests

Here is a recent animation I did in 3DS Max, rendered using Final Render. I am still working on the composition. The scene will eventually have some Characters and and a military convoy ~ the story line is that of a recovery mission in an [...]

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Visiting Kigali, Presenting Galiwango Film

Visiting Kigali, Presenting Galiwango Film

Last year I traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, for the first time to present the Galiwango film to the Rwandese Wildlife and Conservation team, the IGCP and the Greater Virunga Transboundary Secretariat. The meetings were awesome and I met women and men who are totally dedicated [...]

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Surviving a Tornado, Close Call

Surviving a Tornado, Close Call

I have lived through some really powerful storms back in Uganda but nothing prepared me for the harrowing experience of the power of a tornado. Altogether, 45 five people died in the storms that swept through North Carolina all the way to Virginia. The memories [...]

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Cinematic Project Photo from GDC 2011

Cinematic Project Photo from GDC 2011

My Recent animation done for Mixamo seen here being used at their Booth at the Game Developers Conference in Carlifornia. A friend at the Conference took this with their phone. It sure feels great to see one’s work travel thousands of miles, and actually serve [...]

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Galiwango Film to be Screened in Sweden, Mar 23-28th

Galiwango Film to be Screened in Sweden, Mar 23-28th

CinemAfrica ~ African Film Festival | Sweden | I am excited and a little overwhelmed at the same time. I am desperately trying to clean my plate of all the pending projects so I can have a full 2 months worth of work and rendering [...]

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From an Egg to a Rooster ~ 3D

From an Egg to a Rooster ~ 3D

Dreams Become Reality |  Never Give up Looking at these guys and their Super Kooooool Gadgets, I am reminded of the Ugandan saying, “Even those that are roosters, were once eggs” It sounds better in Luganda, but anyways … Gakyali Mabaga. Inspired to Create and [...]

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Solomon’s Canon 60D Review

Solomon’s Canon 60D Review
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Hi Guys, taking a breather from editing videos on several projects to give my 2 cents on Canon’s most recent DSLR release, the EOS 60D. I think Canon got something right in creating this mid-level, semi-pro Digital SLR. I have had it for about a [...]

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A World with No Border | Poetry

You often frown at my rusty fender and verbally rip apart any slow sender Berating my rider threatening to tell on his lender swearing and comparing my style to that of a blender

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Gorilla Motion Capture ~ Mixamo Studios

Gorilla Motion Capture ~ Mixamo Studios

Galiwango, Obulamu Bw’ekisodde | A Luganda Animated Mountain Gorilla Conservation Film | www.galiwango.com | Here are some video captures of my time out west in San Francisco at the Mixamo Studios doing motioncapture sessions for the Galiwango film. Had lots of fun. I did fall [...]