In this video, learn to fix the problem of your head floating free and not attached to the body.
- When you first import a Photoshop or an Illustrator file…in to Character Animator,…you may find that some of your layers don't track…or move with your head or body groups.…Let's take a look at why.…(upbeat music)…So I just imported a Photoshop file into Character Animator.…And while the mouth works perfectly,…and I haven't had to do anything,…the eyebrows are working perfectly,…they're independent.…My eyeballs move around.…That's great.…But the ears are not attached,…and neither is the hair.…
Now there's a few things that are happening here,…so let's go take a look.…The other thing I want you to notice,…when I really move look at what's happening to the eyes.…They are being warped.…And they're stretching towards the ears.…So, the ears, something about the placement of the ears…is also distorting the face.…Lets see if a couple simple fixes…can take care of everything.…Let's go into Photoshop.…And let's look at how we have all the layers set up.…Let's look at the ears first.…Okay, so I have the left ear and right ear.…
- 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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