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Learn Adobe Character Animator CC

Motion Capture Animation Basics
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 32m
Language: English
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Description

Animate characters you create with your web cam and automated lip sync in Adobe’s Character Animator!  
Motion capture puppets are great for:
•explainer video animations•short films + cartoons•commercials•creative live interactive characters•motion comics•anything needing reusable characters – no need to redraw frames or set keyframes anytime a character moves!We’ll cover mouth shapes, layer placement, syncing an audio track to lips or creating your own audio for your puppet to voice, adding physics for more life-like movement, creating custom puppets and even walk cycles. 
This course utilizes Adobe Photoshop to build our puppets and files are exported to Adobe After Effects, so both programs are essential to using Character Animator effectively.
This is a highly effective way to create reusable characters for explainer videos, short film, music videos and other media.  

You will learn

✓ Create their own motion capture puppets using Adobe Character Animator and Photoshop
✓ Set physics on their animated puppets
✓ Record voiceover or sync pre-existing dialogue to their puppet’s mouths
✓ Incorporate their Character Animator puppets into Adobe After Effects

Requirements

• Students should have access to the Adobe Creative Cloud, including Adobe After Effects CC which uses Adobe Character Animator as a subprogram, and Adobe Photoshop.
• Basic understanding of layers in Photoshop.
• Access to a webcam is required.

This course is for

• Beginning animators.
• People with interest in motion capture programs.
• Creatives looking for new means of self expression.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 32m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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