Outlining the head


show more Outlining the head provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation show less
please wait ...

Outlining the head

So we are finally ready to start actually drawing our head. So double-click on the symbol on the Stage or double-click on bd in the Library and we are inside it. One thing to notice is our head symbol, which is already created, it doesn't have anything in it yet, so what you are going to see is either a circle with a square or if you're not on that layer you might have just a circle. So this is why I like to keep everything properly labeled. You can find things that want to hide. So double-click on the circle with the square and we are inside the head symbol or the comp, composite.

This is going to contain everything that will animate for the face. We've already got our layers colored and roughly named. So the first problem is to decide what the basic level hierarchy should be. So one obvious place to start would be the very top. Now his hair will definitely be on top with everything, so let's just start with this guy. So it's padlock everything beneath just to be care...

Outlining the head
Video duration: 8m 20s 9h 19m Intermediate

Viewers:

Outlining the head provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Flash Professional CS5: Character Animation

please wait ...