Character Animation: Creating Authentic Facial Expressions in Adobe After Effects

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Discover the secret to animating vibrant realistic facial expressions with BAFTA Award-winning director and animator Fraser Davidson! The secret to animating your character’s head and facial features for fluid authentic expressions? It’s all in how you use Joysticks n’ Sliders one of Fraser’s favorite downloadable plug-ins for Adobe After Effects. Start by downloading this revolutionary plug-in and get ready to animate more easily than ever before! Plug-ins are one of the easiest ways to level up your animations and customize your After Effects setup so you can create the exact animations you’ve always imagined—especially when it comes to detailed facial features and nuanced character expressions. From downloading and installing your first plug-in to final adjustments to your character Fraser shares every step of his in-depth process for using Joysticks n’ Sliders to craft his personal award-winning animation style. Through easy-to-follow bite-sized lessons youll illustrate a simple character and animate their face and expressions along with Fraser in real time learning: Installation and set up for the plug-in