How to Use Mouth Replacement with After Effects


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Mouth replacement

Now let's take a look at how to do replacement animation for mouths. Now, the actual process is almost identical to how we would work with hands, but let's take a look at how to align the mouths properly, and make sure that the animation flows smoothly. The hands are already done, and now I have all of the mouths brought into the Timeline. So I am going to go ahead and select this mouth that is on his face, and just kind of drag that in with all the rest. Just like with the hands, we need to select all of the mouths and do a precomp.

I am just going to go ahead and select them here, and just select all the layers, Mouth 1 through 12, Layer > Precompose. Now we need to give it a name. I'll call it MOUTHS. Make sure this is checked, Hit OK, and now I have a subcomp called MOUTHS. So double-click on that, and here we are. Let's go ahead and get these things centered. I'm going to go ahead and select all of the mouths, and move them kind of towards the center here, and then...

Mouth replacement
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Mouth replacement 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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