Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Animating dialogue, part of Learning Character Animation.
…At this point, we have the body pretty much animated.…So let's go ahead and take a look at what we have…and then we can move on to dialogue, lip sync and facial expression.…So this is basically what we have. >> This is way too much for me.…This is way too much for me.…>> So as you can see, it's pretty much in shape.…But we still need to work on the facial animation, and lip sync.…So I'm…going to switch over to a different view of my character.…And this is a camera that is just locked to the face.…
And so with this particular view of…the character, we're just going to work on dialogue.…So, we're going to go through the dialogue in this lesson, and then we'll work…on facial animation, eye direction, blinks, that…sort of stuff in the next one.…So first thing I need to do is get an initial pose.…So she's not exactly happy at the beginning of this scene.…So, let's go ahead and dial in a kind…of a, a little bit of a sarcastic look, maybe.…Something like that. Set a key for that.…
And then let's go ahead and get the first consonant.…
- Telling stories through posing
- Creating a strong line of action in poses
- Animating seating to standing poses
- Adding anticipation and follow-through
- Making your character walk
- Animating the head and face
- Animating basic phonemes
- Animating a scene
Skill Level Beginner
Flash Professional CS5: Character Animationwith Dermot O' Connor9h 19m Intermediate
Creating Animated Characters in After Effectswith George Maestri3h 53m Intermediate
1. Posing Characters
2. Creating Pose-to-Pose Animation
3. Basics of Walks
4. Facial Animation
5. Basics of Dialogue
6. Animating a Scene
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