Join Dermot O' Connor for an in-depth discussion in this video Fine-tuning expressions, part of Rigging a Face in Flash Professional.
Now that we have the face acting and the mouth articulated, let's go and see if we can add …some extra details that really polish it off. …So if we double-click on the facial acting symbol so we are in the right place, being …careful to never go into the turnaround by mistake, …we have the three extra expressions--jubilant, furious, and puzzled--working into and out …of our basic happy. …So lets take a look at the reference images for a moment. And as you can see, there are crease …lines at the edge of the mouse and underneath the eyes.…
These really will help to give us the feeling of like a fleshy mass rather than just a bunch …of vector lines moving around the place. …Okay, so let's go back and have a look at the color again. …So what we need to do is to add these lines, and if we are going to add lines, I like to …know where additions are. …For example, these additions are going to be in the turnaround symbol. …This symbol simply doesn't need them. …They are only going to exist, for the most part, in the Facial acting symbol or comp. …
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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