Animating blinks


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Animating blinks

When animating a character, you really need to pay attention to the character's eyes. The eyes are very key to the character's facial expression. They also show where the character's attention is focused and the eyes also help convey thoughts and emotions. Now, when animating the eyes, one of the most important things to pay attention to is the way the character blinks. Now, blinks are probably one of the easiest ways to bring a character to life. Now, another important thing with blinks is that it draws attention to the eyes. So if the eyes change direction, or they change a motion, a blink really helps to draw the audience to the eyes so they can see the change and blinks can also help indicate mood and alertness.

A fast blink is going to create a very alert character, while a slower blink might create a more drowsy or drunk character. So let's go ahead and look at how to animate some blinks. So here we have a simple character and we're just going to go ahead and bli...

Animating blinks
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Animating blinks provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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