Learn the Fundamental Principles of Animation


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Phonemes and lip-syncing

Now that we have read the track and know where the phonemes lie in time, we can match up our mouth shapes to our phonemes. So let's go ahead and play the track, as we have read it. These pretzels are making me thirsty. (x2) These pretzels are making me thirsty. So now let's go ahead and insert in our mouth shapes. And I have already setup a simple set of mouths that has basically all the shapes that we need to animate to this dialog.

And let's go ahead and just do our animation. When we start animating we have to scrub against this waveform, recognize the phonemes and insert the proper mouth shape at the time. But we also, need to make sure that it all animates well together. It's not just a mechanical process of matching mouths to phonemes. You really have to make sure that the mouths flow properly in the animation context. So let's go ahead and do this. Now our first phoneme is going to be Th.

Let's go ahead and scrub this first word. (Recording: These...) So it goes &...

Phonemes and lip-syncing
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Phonemes and lip-syncing provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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