May 29, 2011
Intro to Motion Capture for 2D Face Animation
This is the one. Animating using motion capture is in your grasp. Animate faces, facial features with After Effects. 2D animation. You can do this at home. To date this is one of the most cost effective ways. Act out the expressions you want your characters to express. Lip sync that looks fresh, not program produced. Using this method, your animations will come to life. Try it to see how simple it is. It's easy once you get started.
Animate the entire face all at once. Smile and your character smiles. Let me know if you try this. This approach is for the artists out there.