Animate Mouth Movements and Eye Blinks in After Effects


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Animating the mouth and blinks in After Effects

So at this point we have the entire body animated. So we kind of almost have the lip-sync in place. All we need to do is add in the mouths and maybe a few blinks and we'll have this animation done. Let me show where we are at so far. (Female Speaker: Welcome to the show.) So you can see the gestures of the body are in sync with the dialogue. So now all we have to do is fill in the mouths and some blinks and we are done.

So let's go ahead and work with the Mouths. I am going to go ahead and zoom in here so we can see how these are put together. So the mouths are set up as a sub- composition and they are actually set up so that the Time Remap value controls which mouth we have. So if I double-click on that Mouths composition, you can see what it looks like. All it is, is one mouth per frame or one phoneme per frame, for a total of about eight frames.

So all we need to do is in our composition select which one we want. So if we selected 1, it would be the open or the A sound, if we sele...

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

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