Overview of mouth controls


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Overview of mouth controls

Now let's take a really quick look at the controls we have for animating dialog. So I am going to go ahead and zoom in to this character, and we have two main controls that are going to be used for dialog. The first one is called Jaw, so we can actually move that. If we move it down, it opens his Jaw. Left and right gives a little but of left and right bias. If we go above zero, you can see you can actually give almost like a pouty lip or actually bring his lower lip above his upper lip.

Now with this, you'll notice that there are two controls here: one is Translate X and Translate Y. Y is up and down, so Y is open and close mouth. X is left right, which is the kind of that left-right bias. Now for one, I can zero this out just by selecting them and typing in the number 0. Now, the same applies for this dialog control. Now, this actually goes through several different mouth shapes. So I'm going to start by going bottom right corner.

So we go bottom right, you'll notice th...

Overview of mouth controls
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Overview of mouth controls 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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