Creating a head turn: Ears


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Creating a head turn: Ears

At this point in the process we have the shape of the head animating, but nothing else. So let's go ahead and move on to some other parts of the head. In this case, we're going to do the ears. So I'm going to go over to my Head composition, and make sure I select my Left Ear and Right Ear, and make sure I turn them on; okay. So now, when I have this, you'll see how the head is changing in terms of shape, but the ears aren't following along. Now when the head turns, what's going to happen is one ear is going to come in front of the head, in other words, towards the viewer, and the other one is going to go behind.

So what we need to do is animate these, so that they basically look like they're coming in front of and behind the head. Now right now I have these on layers that are behind the head, and that's because when I drew this, it was just face forward, but let's go ahead and actually move these layers up. So I'm going to move these above Head, so no...

Creating a head turn: Ears
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Creating a head turn: Ears 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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