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Creating a Flexible Lip Syncing Rig in CINEMA 4D
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Released Jul 29, 2013
Can Erduman

Guest Tutor

Can Erduman
In this CINEMA 4D tutorial we will learn to create fast and flexible lip sync rigs for CINEMA 4D.

We will go over some techniques to speed up your rigging and animation workflow and create a semi-automatic lip sync performance within minutes. We will rig all the different parts of the face in preparation for lip syncing, as well as get a good introduction to the Pose Morph tag. Because of the automated lip sync, you will stay flexible and agile with any changes that you receive from clients.
Introduction and project overview
1

Introduction and project overview

 
00:55
Overview of the rig
2

Overview of the rig

 
13:14
Sub-D modeling procedure
3

Sub-D modeling procedure

 
04:18
More on the Sub-D modeling procedure
4

More on the Sub-D modeling procedure

 
13:12
Sculpting our blend shapes
5

Sculpting our blend shapes

 
13:53
Introduction to the Pose Morph tag
6

Introduction to the Pose Morph tag

 
04:35
Creating and connecting the control objects
7

Creating and connecting the control objects

 
09:40
Rigging the eyes of the character
8

Rigging the eyes of the character

 
11:40
Creating the eyebrow control objects
9

Creating the eyebrow control objects

 
11:32
Rigging the eyebrows
10

Rigging the eyebrows

 
08:44
Rigging the mouth of the character
11

Rigging the mouth of the character

 
07:54
Automating the lip sync using a Sound Effector
12

Automating the lip sync using a Sound Effector

 
09:36
Modifying the automated lip sync
13

Modifying the automated lip sync

 
07:07
Animating a lip sync performance
14

Animating a lip sync performance

 
11:28
Finalizing the lip sync animation
15

Finalizing the lip sync animation

 
04:16