In this video, learn tips for creating eyes that move realistically and mistakes to avoid.
- Your character's eyes tell the audience a lot.…But, only if the eyes are doing what you want them to.…(upbeat tunes)…So, you've recorded a scene,…but you kept looking at your notes, your script,…your character's eyes just don't look…the direction that you want them to.…Well, luckily it's easy to edit,…and you have a few options…for recording new eye direction movement.…So, let's take a quick look…at this little sample scene I recorded…and take a look and a listen.…Hello, I'm here to tell you...…Oh, hey dog face, what's up?…Well, I actually hate the way this looks.…
The eyes are kind of looking all over the place,…rather than at the camera.…And, then when he goes hey dog face,…which is what I call my best friend,…I want him looking over toward camera right.…So, what you can do in character animator,…is for any element that you're recording,…record new pieces and smooth and edit them in.…However, in this case, I don't like the eyes at all,…so I'm just going to get rid of it completely.…So, let's come down here to our eye gaze.…
- Creating a list of production needs
- How the varied styles of animation impact production
- Creating usable digital puppets
- Working with drawn characters, objects, and CG characters
- Adding value to the look of your production
- Exploring various audio recording options
- Organizing files for production, backup, and transport
- Using animation cycles
- Building and editing a scene
- Troubleshooting issues
- Tricks for enhancing your production
- Post-production and delivery
Skill Level Beginner
After Effects Guru: Character Animatorwith Ian Robinson2h 19m Intermediate
2. Puppet Production Issues
3. Add Production Value
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