• N-aEEXUS II – “Echoes from the Past” Sci-fi Short Film N-aEEXUS II - "Echoes from the Past" Sci-fi Short Film Yaaay!! I finally completed it!!! This is the Second Chapter of N-aEEXUS.  
  • N-aEEXUS Sci-Fi Short Film I Directed and Animated NaEEXUS Sci-Fi Short Film I Directed and Animated Wooohooo!!! I am officially a Sci-fi Film Director!! lol!! "N-aEEXUS", the Short Film I Wrote  
  • 3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion My Tutorial Featured in the 3D Artist Magazine #123 3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion  
  • Speeding Up Your 3D Renders using Octane 4 Render Engine in 3DS Max Speeding Up Your 3D Renders A quick Tutorial showing how you can speed up your renders in 3DS Max using the Octane 4.0, featuring 2 of my favorite features: Denoiser and  
  • Home Made Head Mounted Camera Rig with iPhone X, iClone Motion LIVE, LIVE Face Home Made Head Mounted Camera

    “Never ever be accused of not using your head” Katwe Style… I brought my old home made head mounted camera [...]

     
  • Procreate Drawing on iPad Pro + Apple Pencil Illustration, "Forbidden Fruit" Video showing my drawing workflow – Children's Book Illustration ~ African Forbidden Fruit using iPad Pro  
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My Favorite GPU Render Engine is Octane

My Favorite GPU Render Engine is Octane

My favorite GPU rendering engine is hands down Octane, now in its 4th, 2018 and 2019 versions. It’s made it so much easier for me to light and render the scenes in the episodes of Nkoza and Nankya, and for a number of my cinematics [...]

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Concept Robo Dragon Drawing ~ Sketchbook

Concept Robo Dragon Drawing ~ Sketchbook

Concept Robot Drawing, Daily sketch ~ I love Robotics and wildlife, I drew this while sitting with my family sharing stories and taking a break from animations. I am doing this as an exercise to continually put ideas to paper and to use it as [...]

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Working on the Second Chapter of NaEEXUS Short Sci-Fi Film

Working on the Second Chapter of NaEEXUS Short Sci-Fi Film

Working on the Second Chapter of NaEEXUS, a short sci-fi film in partnership with Reallusion ~ this was my day today in Noitom Perception Neuron 2.0 Suit, motion capture session: animation refining for 2 new characters and one from the previous film: watch it at this link: www.sowl.com/2019/01/naeexus-sci-fi-short-film-i-directed-and-animated/ ~ I [...]

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My Art journey in the Diaspora, From Dream to Action ~ Working Full Time on Nkoza and Nankya

My Art journey in the Diaspora, From Dream to Action ~ Working Full Time on Nkoza and Nankya

My Art journey in the Diaspora, From Dream to Action ~ I am finally back to working full time on Nkoza and Nankya, and Painting!! ~ I transitioned from working full time for almost 2 years as the Art Director of a Virtual Reality (VR) [...]

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Iron Man ~ tyFlow Simulation Test, 3DS Max and Octane 4

Iron Man ~ tyFlow Simulation Test, 3DS Max and Octane 4

Iron man thinking, Maggots ain’t got nothing on me.. but tyFlow got something on me!! ~ This is my second test with this awesome plugin tyFlow for 3DS Max. I am using the target attraction node and taking the tyFlow worms scene a little further. [...]

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tyFlow is an Awesome Plugin for 3DS Max

tyFlow is an Awesome Plugin for 3DS Max

Every now and then, a plugin comes along with the potential to change the workflow of many CG artists, and sometimes it takes a while for said plugin to be adopted and for it to be embraced by casual and professional users ~ well, recently [...]

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N-aEEXUS Sci-Fi Short Film I Directed and Animated

N-aEEXUS Sci-Fi Short Film I Directed and Animated

Wooohooo!!! I am officially a Sci-fi Film Director!! lol!! “N-aEEXUS”, the Short Film I Wrote, Directed and Animated as a one man team in partnership with Reallusion, using iClone and Character Creator 3, is finally online and I can share with you the amazing journey!! [...]

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3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion

3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion

3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion ~ What an Awesome Day!!! Nkoza and Nankya are going places!!! Nankya is featured in one of the largest Print and Online magazines in the world for 3D artists!!! Don’t miss issue 123 of [...]

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Speeding Up Your 3D Renders using Octane 4 Render Engine in 3DS Max

Speeding Up Your 3D Renders using Octane 4 Render Engine in 3DS Max

A quick Tutorial showing how you can speed up your renders in 3DS Max using the Octane 4.0, featuring 2 of my favorite features: Denoiser and Dynamic Subdivision ~ I am using GPU rendering with Octane to render a short film based on Pacific Rim, [...]

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Home Made Head Mounted Camera Rig with iPhone X, iClone Motion LIVE, LIVE Face

Home Made Head Mounted Camera Rig with iPhone X, iClone Motion LIVE, LIVE Face

“Never ever be accused of not using your head” Katwe Style… I brought my old home made head mounted camera rig from retirement and updated it to support an iPhone X. I am now using it to do combo full body and facial mocap using [...]

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Trip to Rome, Italy ~ a Photo Essay

Trip to Rome, Italy ~ a Photo Essay

My wife and I wrapped up our Anniversary vacation with a last stop in Rome, Italy. It was so awesome to see the colosseum and all the other historic buildings in Rome. We decided to walk instead of taking a tour bus and I must [...]