Animating changes in eye direction


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Animating changes in eye direction

Now many times you would want to change the direction of your character's gaze. Now when doing this, a blink will really help the process. Now I've already animated this character looking in different directions, but without blinks. So let me show you what that looks like. As you can see the eyes look a little bit floaty and when you animate the eyes like this without a blink, they look kind of almost like they are staring in space or the character's a little bit spacey. The better way to do is to cover that motion with a blink.

So let's go ahead and take a look at this same character and now I have added in a blink to cover the change in eye direction. As you can see it looks much more crisp and also what it does is the blink draws the audience's attention to the eyes. By blinking the eyes, it's almost like a semaphore that tells the audience, something is happening here. And when you change a character's eye direction, you are changing the focus of that charact...

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

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