Here is the first assignment for class 4. This is a single character dialogue shot that I started in Kevin Koch's class 3. Facial animation, eye movements, lid shapes, mouth shapes and synchronization will pretty much be the study in this class, which is overwhelming. I had no idea facial animation can be so intricate and complex. Nicole Herr proved to be a fantastic mentor. She is very engaging and her Q&A's are great lessons to learn from. I am thrilled I'm in her class.
After I uploaded the video and published the post I thought "how lame, is that all?" Well, no, part of the weekly assignments was to use the Bishop rig (the character in the video) and pose his face according to pictures we pick from magazines or internet as an exercise in facial expressions. So, here goes;