Animating dialogue


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Animating dialogue

So now we should have most of the animation done. We're still going to do one or two more passes on the animation, but the next step is to actually animate the dialog, or the lip sync. Now notice how in this process, we've actually done most of the acting with the body, and then the mouth comes second. So let's go ahead and take a look at what we have so far, and notice how the acting pretty much plays with the body. The mouth is just going to add a little bit more on top of that.

(Character: Ha, it worked! Prepare to meet your doom! Ha!) Okay, so now we've got the basic animation blocked out. Now we can start to add in the mouth motion. And after that, we'll go ahead and fine-tune the body once more, add in a few blinks, and we should be pretty much done. So let's go ahead and start animating the lip sync. Now one of the problems you're going to find with this is that, well, the head is moving all over the place. How do you animate dialog when you really can...

Animating dialogue
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Animating dialogue provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Character Animation: Maya

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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