I am dedicating this page to sharing some Tips & Tricks from the workflow I am using to create the Adventures of Nkoza & Nankya ~ covering Modeling, Texturing, Rigging, Animation and Rendering. I hope this inspires you in your own storytelling creations. ~ Spare a minute to spare visit and like our facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/ASeedForNkozaAndNankyaTVSeries/ ~ Your support is greatly appreciated. If you are able to make a small Donation and help us to keep this adventure going, visit this link: https://www.gofundme.com/nkozaandnankya
I am combining both Faceware Tech Analyzer and Retargeter, together with Iclone to create the facial animation for the Characters.
I am using the Octane Render Engine to render the scenes from the TV series. I am using both Maya and 3DS Max. Check out this quick tutorial showing how I am achieving the fog in the scenes.
Comic Book Speech Bubbles:
Below is some insight into the technique I am using to create the speech bubbles for the Nkoza and Nankya companion comic book, using Adobe Flash (Animate).
I a using Zbrush to create the figurines that Nankya’s grandpa, Muzeeyi Mukuulu sends to her to teach her about African and Ugandan Wildlife.