Creating a head turn: Hair shape


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Creating a head turn: Hair shape

At this point, we have the head pretty much turning, with the exception of the hair, so we are going to do that in this lesson. So if we take a look at this, you can see that this head is working pretty well, but we still need to add in the hair. So let's go ahead over to our Head composition here, and you can see we've got the nice head turn, and now let's go ahead and turn on the Hair. Now you will notice here that, well you know, it kind of fits, but it doesn't really turn, so we want this kind of duck tail that he has here to go from this side over to this side as he turns his head.

Now the easiest way to do that is to create a whole new set of hair using a shape, and so we're actually going to draw a new hair object, and just animate this shape. So the first thing we want to do is go ahead and position this over Frame 20, which is really where this is going to start. And now we have the Hair object, which is just a bitmap, and I need to go ahead and set Position, ...

Creating a head turn: Hair shape
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Creating a head turn: Hair shape 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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