Fantastic Facial Motion Capture

In this tutorial, I will be sharing with you how to achieve 2D facial motion capture in After Effects. The technique involves acquiring motion data from dots on a face, and using that motion data to manipulate the position of puppet pins on an image that you
want to animate.

It’s a very useful way of quickly creating detailed animations, and characterizing inanimate objects, like the rock face in the intro. It’s also possible to do face replacement. By Matthew Perks





Tutorial Details
  • Applications Used: After Effects CS4
  • Difficulty: Advanced
  • Estimated Completion Time: 1h +

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Final Product What You’ll Be Creating


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  • mennovanroon
    19 November, 2012

    Can’t download tut sources.

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