After Effects CC Animating Lip Sync
Lip Sync is a vital part of almost any cartoon, and animating lip sync by hand can be a grueling process. Expressions in After Effects CC provide powerful tools you can use to automate the lip sync process. Software required: After Effects CC.
Have you ever tried to animate lip sync by hand? In this course, After Effects CC Animating Lip Sync, you'll learn how to use audio to drive the animation of your lip sync. First, you'll learn about expressions and expression controls. Next, you'll explore if/else statements to help open and close the mouth automatically in response to the audio. Finally, you'll dive into interpolation methods and how to remap the audio amplitude to animate the layer properties. By the end of this course, you'll not only know how to build a lip sync rig from scratch in After Effects, but you'll also know how to use audio to drive just about any type of animation you can think of. Software required: After Effects CC.
Course SyllabusCourse Overview- 1m 34s
—Course Overview 1m 34sBasics of Lip Sync- 47m 23s
—Overview 4m 40s
—Preparing Illustrator Layers for Animation 5m 8s
—Preparing Photoshop Layers for Animation 2m 51s
—Importing Assets into After Effects 7m 1s
—Getting Started with Audio 6m 16s
—Brute Force Animation Techniques 7m 5s
—Using Time Remap 9m 16s
—External Scripts 5m 2sBuilding the Rig- 32m 2sA Different Style Rig: Remapping the Amplitude to Cycle Frames- 17m 48s