Part of Lesson Plan: I am Ready to Talk Now!-Basic Lip-Syncing Exercise
Activity Overview / Details
Relate the project to the industry by showing various techniques/software used to create lip syncing animation, for example:
Show examples of a Dope sheet used by professional animators, example attached
"Dope sheet" is the informal/common term for the worksheet used by animation directors to plan the timing and action of an animation. Each scene in an animation will have its own dope sheet, broken down into frame numbering for timing with detailed instructions regarding the field, camera movements, action, etc.
Show examples of Disney characters and how their mouth and facial expressions are an important part of bringing them to life, examples attached.