Controlling blinks using opacity


show more Controlling blinks using opacity provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Creating Animated Characters in After Effects show less
please wait ...

Controlling blinks using opacity

Let's go ahead and finish our blinks. At this point, we have the blinks moving with the head turn. So I have three sets of lids here. Let's go ahead and zoom in, and see where we are at. I have got three sets of lids. So let's turn these all off. I have LIDS 03, which is one-third closed; LIDS 02, two-thirds closed; LIDS 01, completely closed. Now, I want to control these with a slider, so that they turn on and off.

For now, let's just work with LIDS 03, and then we will come back to these. So I am going to go ahead and turn these off, and let's just play with this lid. Now, the easiest way to turn these on and off is to play with opacity. If I open up the LIDS 03 layer, you'll see I have an Opacity control. Now, if I turn that completely off, it disappears; turn it completely on, it's there. So let's go ahead and tie this value to a slider. I am going to scroll up here to my HEAD CONTROL layer, and let's add in that slider.

So I am going to go Effect > E...

Controlling blinks using opacity
Video duration: 6m 34s 3h 53m Intermediate

Viewers:

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

Subject:
3D + Animation
Software:
After Effects
Author:
please wait ...