Join Dermot O' Connor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the B head (3-quarter), part of Rigging a Face in Flash Professional.
Now let's get started and move the profile face into the three-quarter view which is …the view from which you'll do most of your animation. Most cartoons have the figure in …a kind of side on, very rarely like a front on view like this. …So let's go with the Library panel and open up the turnaround comp for a symbol, and this …is the first one that we worked on when we began, and we more or less left it in place …and now finally it's time to return to it to finish it. …So if you recall from the earlier section, let me switch off this little fade out layer, …so you can see it better.…
We have eight directions, which we've called A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, and we've done …the A pretty thoroughly. …And so what we're going to do is then map three-quarters view onto this. …So the one thing to note is that we created this workspace for a different function, so …let's go back to an earlier workspace, reset it, because if you've been playing around …as I do myself a lot with these different settings, it's nice to reset it back to the …
AuthorDermot O' Connor
- Setting up layers for the head
- Animating blinks
- Fine-tuning expressions
- Fixing layering issues
- Adding expressions to the animation
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating the Front View
2. Mouth and Dialogue
Building unique mouth shapes12m 10s
3. Facial Acting
4. Rotating the Head
5. Creating a Head Turn-Around
6. Fine-Tuning and Animating
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