Rig the Mouth for Character Animation in Flash Pro CS5


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Rigging the mouth

Okay. So it's time to add some little fine details to our rig. the head is done, the body is done. Let's go into the Head symbol and we are going to first approach the mouth and convert the mouth from something that's a static object into something with layers. Upper lip, lower lip, teeth, a tongue, that we can then have setup so that we can animate them later on. What we can do is just double-click on the Head symbol. Ctrl+3 to Zoom-in, and let's double- click on the Mouth symbol, and then we can Zoom-in, Z on the keyboard, make it nice and big.

So what we are going to need are a series of layers. Right now it's just, like I said earlier, it's a placeholder, something to show us what it is, the general color of it and the position. We'll need a separate symbol just for this crease, certainly an upper lip, lower lip, and we'll keep this lower lip shadow as its own symbol, and obviously he will need teeth, upper teeth, lower teeth, a tongue, and some kind o...

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

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