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Expression - A Masterclass on Facial Expression and Body Language

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Product Name: Expression - A Masterclass on Facial Expression and Body Language
Product ID: 63609
Published Artist(s): Digital Art Live, Quixotry
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2019-09-08

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In this posing masterclass, Mary Wright shows high-value case studies for DAZ Studio that includes harmonizing the right body language with matching facial expressions. She’ll also demonstrate how characters interact with their body language, essential if you are rendering story scenes.

Learn how to use a good posing workflow and overcome trials with posing the more difficult parts of the body. Get to thoroughly understand the controls available in DAZ Studio to properly pose your character. Gain a better workflow for Posing.

Mary Wright (Quixotry) shares her valuable experience of creating many successful pose sets sold in the DAZ 3D store.

Content Covered : (2 hours)

Body Language Case Studies:
Open/Confident/Comfortable
Closed-off/Anxious/Uncomfortable
Sad/Tired/Dejected
Happy/Energetic/Enthusiastic
Postures related to age
How to show exaggerated emotion through body language

Transforming Poses:
Start from a character projecting confidence and changing to closed off/shy.

Expressions:
Matching expressions to body language.
Show how expressions can complete a character’s look and tell a richer story.
How the wrong expression with the wrong body language can make the same scene confusing.
Subtle expressions versus strong expressions shown for different effects.

Interacting Pose Case Study #1: Parent and child
Walkthrough setting up the pose, explaining choices made in posture, arm and hand position as well as facial expressions.

Interacting Pose Case Study #2: Grandpa Toon Telling a Story
Show how to make Grandpa look like he’s in the middle of narrating an exciting story.
Show the child toon reacting: hanging on his words, showing enthusiasm and excitement.
Change the context from telling an exciting story to a scary story; showing the changes in gestures and expressions for both characters.

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