We can now do fully automated nine-phoneme lipsinc, using the same Program that Ron Gilbert and his team used on Thimbleweed Park.
Rhubarb Lipsync is created by Daniel S Wolf, and the Blender addon is created by Scaredyfish.
There are a lot of links in this tutorial, so here goes…
First there’s the software:
- Rhubarb Lipsinc Download Page:
- Rhubarb Lipsinc Blender Addon:
And then some bits I created myself:
I was really exited to discover this – even if it makes my previous tutorials obsolete!
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
Spinning Wheel by Tsunami Section
Animation by Studio YogYog
Live Action Director and Producer: Light Engine Films
A collection of logos that I have created or animated.
Logos created and animated by Studio Yogyog:
Microlight Films, Yogyog.org, DeathWax, Elemental Ink, GTAC
Logos animated by Studio Yogyog:
Ambassador Sound System, Awakening Productions, Dani Piva, LightEngine Films, Primasil Silicones
Logos created and animated in collaboration:
Music by Ambassador Sound System
Title animation for a Serbian beer festival, used in projections and adverts
Animated music video for Italian post-punk band Viclarsen, featuring wires, living sparks and glitches.
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.
A steampunk Spiderdevice and a rude awakening.