Lipsinc for the Lazy

LIPSINC for the LAZY on Blender.

Episode 1: Tweened Cartoon.

A quick and simple way to animate dialog.

This would be ideal for a youtuber who wants to represent themselves as an avatar, or quickly animating a cartoon that mostly consists of dialog.

On later episodes I’m going to look at using more realistic characters (EG from Makehuman), and stop-motion – style characters, with replacement mouths and faces.

00:17 Touching up your sound in Audacity
00:54 Important setup steps
01:12 Import the sound
01:51 Add shape Keys
03:31 Shapekeys react to audio
06:05 Shapekeys for exressions
09:22 Animate expressions
10:17 Why don’t we use actions for the body?
11:52 Setting up a pose-lib
12:14 Animating the body

A slightly more advanced version of the character can be found here: https://www.blendswap.com/blends/view/92042

Rust Inhaler – Grand Theft Artifacto

Interactive music video. Find your way through this mechanical moving maze.

Win Hearts and Minds

The strangest ever shooting gallery that morphs before your eyes – can be won by collecting all 8 awards for different styles of play.

Mudane Game



A Graphic Guide to Groups

Guide to running effective groups based on John Adair’s Three Circles.

What Is Anxiety?

Created for http://therapyage.co.uk

How Hypnotherapy Works

An explanation of hypnotherapy, created for therapysage.co.uk

My Approach To Counselling

Animated explanation of counselling made for therapysage.co.uk.

Animation and sound-design – Mike Futcher
Voice-over and script – Stephanie Futcher

Kejiko – Viclarsen

Animated music video for Italian post-punk band Viclarsen, featuring wires, living sparks and glitches.

Broken Commercials

Broken Commercials deformed proto-adverts found scavenging for publicity in the ventilation system of the marketing agency in which they was conceived. Broken Commercials often contain themes of self-mutilation.

Here are three.

Mooncat

A wildman morns the loss of his cat, and follows a light across the moors. Poem and voice Mark Gwynne Jones

Escape TV

Can you escape TV?

All Day I Dream About Sleep Deprivation

A steampunk Spiderdevice and a rude awakening.