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How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4 by Chris Georgenes

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Lip Syncing (Swap Method)

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LIP SYNCING IS AN ART form in its own right. It is the art of making a character speak to a pre-recorded vocal soundtrack. This technique involves the creation of various mouth shapes and matching them to the appropriate dialog. This technique can also be very time-consuming, especially if your dialog is very long. You can be as simple or as complex as you want. There’s a big difference between South Park and Disney style animation when it comes to matching mouths to sounds. There are two basic methods of lip syncing in Flash which we will look at here.

 

1 Here are the standard mouth shapes to use as a guide. Each ...

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