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Voice-Over for Animation by M.J. Lallo, Jean Ann Wright

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CHAPTER two User’s Manual for Your Voice

Voice Basics

For a career in voice-overs it’s important to keep your body and voice as healthy as you can. This does not mean that this career is closed to those with disabilities; healthy can be a relative term. This chapter will give you some exercises and suggestions to help you develop and maintain a body that is as healthy and relaxed as you can make it and a strong, versatile voice for your work. The chapter will help you learn and use standard American pronunciation. And it will give you some health tips to keep your voice healthy and strong despite long recording sessions, allergies, or respiratory infections.

Warm-Up Exercises for Your Body

Do the following exercises in a way that’s comfortable ...

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