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Old 03-02-2004, 04:57 PM   #1
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Here is my first lip_sync. I am moving on to the animation portion of my demo reel. I purchased "Stop Staring", It has been a terrific resource. Comments and crits appreciated. Animated in a few hours. Created in Maya 5.0.

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Old 03-02-2004, 05:01 PM   #2
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Not bad. once you get the head moving about i can get a better idea what the final might look like.... Might want to try and give some of the vowels a bit more shape but its comming together.
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Very nicely done! as soon as the rest of the facial expressions kick in, this will look most most excellent. Good luck partner.


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Old 05-02-2004, 11:16 PM   #4
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Here is some blocking I did today for the animation. I kinda screwed up I should have done the animation first then the lip sync Good to know for next time though


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Looks promising. The bottom lip looks a little to stiff. But that might be because of the personality your trying to convey, or the seen. I don't think it would be that stiff lipped though through out every thing.
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re-worked the blocking in. I think it looks better now and fits unlike the one previous. Comments appreciated. I still have to add a little kitten in the foreground listening in.

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Here is a better idea of the audience he is talking to. Just blocked it in and now I am reworking some of the poses.

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Looking better.. i would just try and speed up some of his movements a bit more he has sort of a dreamy aspect. Add some faster movments and you will see he will look more alive and natural.
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I took a vid of my self for reference I did about 20 takes until I found what I was looking for. I took your suggestions to make them more dynamic. Thanks for the suggestion

I am in the process of refining the first 1/4 of the my animation. Disreguard the lipsync and facial blends, I will be doing them last. Comments and crits appreciated.

Just to note: I haven't adjusted any of the curves yet in this clip to give it some snap.

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curves still need to be adjusted, comments and crits appreciated on the animation.

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Big improvement.... I would just bring the camera down a bit more so we can see a bit more of his eye since hes talking down a bit more.
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an update

lipsync and eye still need to be tweaked

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Much better bud keep going....
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I added some pauses in, cleaned up the back and head, shoulder and wrist movements. I need to fix the lip_sync in a few areas so it reads better. An I am ready to call it finished. comments and crits appreciated.

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