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Uploaded by: RandyB  •  Category: Short Films  •  Added on 22 November 2016

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Before a concert begins, a man must make an urgent announcement. This is the third and final video I shot on the copystand and mastered in VHS. It was featur...

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RandyB
RandyB So here's a silly little short I made in 1990. It is one of only three videos I shot in which I actually sculpted the mouth for lip sync, instead of using replaceable mouths. I had the worst time maintaining the lips, which keep disappearing. (Hence the eventual switch to replacements) It was an experiment shot on a copystand, so the character was lying on his back and the camera was above him,... Show more 4 years ago
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animateclay
animateclay Nice short Randy. The lips looked OK to me, was it because they are thin that you had problems? Or just staying on-model? Replacements definitely work much faster but I like the look of an all-sculpted lip sync. 4 years ago
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RandyB
RandyB Thanks Marc. Yeah - I've always preferred the look of sculpted mouths, but the amount of time it takes to do that is ridiculous. I haven't looked closely at this old animation in years, and I really think I nailed the mouth shapes - but to me he has no lips at all, and that really bugged me. And this puppet was very easy to access. I can't imagine trying to do that kind of work when the puppet on... Show more 4 years ago
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