Blocking out the shot


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Blocking out the shot

Let's go ahead and start blocking out the animation of the scene. We're not going to go through the whole shot. Let's just block out the first line of dialog here. And if we want, we can scrub through that. If you want, you can hold down the Ctrl key and start scrubbing through the timeline. In fact, if you want, we can bring up our Audio Waveform here. And you can see him saying-- (Character: Oh boy!) So let's go ahead and just animate that "oh boy!" So the first thing we want to do is get a first pose. Where is he starting from? So let's scroll back to frame 0.

Now in the previous lesson, we set all the keyframes for this. So we can just start rotating joints and putting his arms into place here. If I bring the arms down here, with the palms forward, that's not a very natural look. So let's go ahead and take this right-hand, and let's take the Time Remap, and then I'm going to just jog that over-- I think hand number two looks like the good one...

Blocking out the shot
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Blocking out the shot 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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