Rhubarb + Blender: Animated Textures (Like with Lego)

The 5th and final episode of the Rhubarb and Blender pentogy (like a trilogy, but with 5) of tutorials. This time we animate textures – with virtual Lego!

00:00 - Intro
00:24 - Downloading and installing
01:14 - Separating the mouth
05:42 - UV Projecting the mouth
08:38 - Rigging the UV project
10:21 - Setting up the pose Library
12:29 - Setting up Rhubarb Lipsync
12:45 - Setting up audio playback
14:56 - Running Rhubarb
15:40 - Constant Interpolation


Rhubarb lipsinc: https://github.com/DanielSWolf/rhubarb-lip-sync
Rhubarb Lipsinc Download: https://github.com/DanielSWolf/rhubarb-lip-sync/releases
Rhubarb Lipsync for Blender: https://github.com/scaredyfish/blender-rhubarb-lipsync
Minifig Model: https://www.blendswap.com/blends/view/69499
(other CGI minifigs are available)
Mouths Texture: https://i0.wp.com/yogyog.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/mouths.png
(other mouths can be easily drawn)

Blender + Rhubarb Lipsync : Shapekeys

The second of a set of two tutorials: different approaches to using Rhubarb Lipsync with Blender. This one is on animating a mouth with shapekeys – the first is on stopmotion-style animation.

00:00 - Intro
00:23 - Downloading and installing the addon and project files
01:12 - Intro to the blendfile and its shapekeys
02:45 - Set up the armature
04:48 - Set up the drivers
05:28 - Attach drivers to bones
11:15 - Pose Library
13:20 - Preparing Rhubarb - importing sound

RHUBARB LIPSYNC is an open-source automated lipsync program by Daniel S Wolf. It was used on the 2017 Ron Gilbert adventure game Thimbleweed Park.
Rhubarb Lipsync Page: https://github.com/DanielSWolf/rhubarb-lip-sync
Rhubarb Lipsync Download: https://github.com/DanielSWolf/rhubarb-lip-sync/releases

The RHUBARB LIPSYNC BLENDER ADDON for it is by Scaredyfish: https://github.com/scaredyfish/blender-rhubarb-lipsync

The BLEND FILES used in the tutorial can be downloaded here:

The MOUTH REFERENCE IMAGE can be found here:

SISTER TUTORIALBlender + Rhubarb Lipsync : Stopmotion Style