Animating dialogue


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Animating dialogue

So at this point, we've blocked out the animation of the body. So let's go ahead, and just play what we have so far. (Character: Oh boy! I've been waiting for this all week! Oh--) So in this animation, again, this is kind of a test animation, so I wanted to do a number of different things. I wanted to make sure the character has a head turn, changing of the hands, that sort of thing. I also wanted to make sure that we have head turns, and here at the end I wanted to make sure I can put the character's hands behind his back.

So I want to make sure I can do that front-forward-back thing with the arms. So this is the basic animation, and so far the character is working pretty well. So the next thing we need to do is add in lip sync to match the dialog. So let's go ahead down, select our HEAD_CTL object here, and we have a Mouth slider. So I am going to ahead and zoom in just a little bit, and let's go ahead and zoom in to the character's face. So what we need to ...

Animating dialogue
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Animating dialogue provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Creating Animated Characters in After Effects

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3D + Animation
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After Effects
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