The basics of dialogue animation


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The basics of dialogue animation

If you ever want your characters to talk or speak, you are going to have to learn to animate dialogue and lip sync. Animating dialogue means you are syncing the entire character to the sound. Now, this of course means syncing the mouth so that the mouths line up with the soundtrack. But more importantly, it means syncing the body or the character to the sound. Let me show you an example. Here we have a simple character. Now, if all we did was animate just the mouth, you would only be animating this much of the character.

All of this would be dead and really what the audience sees is the entire character. So you need to make sure to animate the other part of the character as well. So when you do that, you animate the entire character. So make sure you animate the character, not just the mouth. Now, with that in mind, let's talk a little bit about the mouth. Now, when you animate the mouth to the soundtrack, you are animating what are called phonemes. Now, phonemes really are just the sha...

The basics of dialogue animation
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The basics of dialogue animation provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the 2D Character Animation

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