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Character Animation Fundamentals by Steve Roberts

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Lip-Sync

Many aspiring animators are slightly afraid of getting their characters to talk. They shouldn’t be. Lip-sync is much easier than you think and, as long as you follow a few basic rules, the timing is sorted out for you. Rather than having to guess or rely on your experience to get the timing right, your timing is worked out from the dialog that your character is speaking. The main thing to remember is that the quality of acting by your character is the most important ...

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