Lecture 17 - Facial Animation Part 1

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CGS 3034 – Lecture 17 Facial Animation Part 1 Introduction to Computer Aided Animation Instructor: Brent Rossen
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Overview – Facial Animation Part 1 Muffin Face Wire Deformer Blend Shapes
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Sculpting Faces We need to create a series of target shapes to use in the blend shape deformations The best way to do this is to duplicate the original geometry then resculpt the duplicates using deformers to make target faces Each target will have a different influence on the face
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Duplicate the muffinFace Duplicate the muffinFace object under muffin1, just like we did for the calf last lecture Ungroup muffinFace1 from muffin1 by pressing shift-P Since moving individual vertexes is fairly infeasible, we will make use of wire deformers
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Mouth Curve Lets start by producing a single phoneme, the E phoneme is a good starting place Create > EP curve around the mouth Snap the curve to the vertexes of the mouth by holding 'v'
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Duplicate the Muffin Face Targets So there's our control curve
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