In this video, learn how you are not limited to a single shot or angle of your puppet in a live scene.
- While Character Animator doesn´t offer multiple…camera angles for live productions quite yet...…there is a workaround.…(upbeat music)…Luckily, you don´t need to rig multiple puppets…to cut between multiple views.…As long as you use the puppet,…from the same angle.…So let´s set up a quick 3 camera view…that we can toggle between, live.…Just like this example right here.…So, we´re going to start in Photoshop.…So we´ll set up a file, I called this…Background Multiple Scenes.…
And, I´ve got a very specific breakdown…of layers.…So, set up with a folder…I just called it Camera, it makes sense.…When you open that up you´ll see 3 other folders in it.…Wide, Medium and Close-up.…And each one has an image in it of my background.…So, the Wide that you see here,…or the Wedium, which is a little bit closer,…or the Close-up, which is even closer.…Now, notice, on the Close-up I blurred the background.…Now, this really helps emphasize the closeness…of the character.…
So when you´re really close to a character…with a wide angle lens, generally the background…
- 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
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