Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Finalizing the scene, part of Character Animation: Basics.
…At this point we have the dialogue animated so now all we…need to do is just fine tune the rest of the animation.…So one of the things I'm going to focus on is…blinks, eye direction, as well as a little extra head motion.…So first I'm going to do the broad strokes.…I'm actually going to get some blinks going here.…So let's just play what we have and then we'll go ahead and put in some blinks.…>> This…is way too much for me. This is way too much for me.…
This is way too much for me.…>> So there we go, it's looking pretty good.…So, I would like to add a few blinks, so I'm…actually going to turn off the sounds so I can scrub here.…And let's go ahead and scrub through and see…where we just kind of visually need a blink.…And I'm kind of seeing that we should probably have blinks that cover…these broad motions. So I'm thinking a blink right there.…And there would be a great place for a blink.…So let's go ahead and start by adding in this blink here.…
But before I do that I actually kind of want to add an initial lid pose here.…
- 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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