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  2. In Part 1 of this multi-part series, David Legion shows a neat technique to create a great displacement map for use with Mettle's FreeForm in Adobe After Effects.

    Mettle`s FreeForm plug-in for After Effects is a key component of Dave`s character animation. It streamlines the workflow in AE, and lets you control your character more like a puppet. A key feature is the ability to rotate your character`s head 180 degrees in 3D space.

    Tutorial Series:
    Overview: vimeo.com/79168351
    Part 1: Create a 3D Puppet Head With Mettle's FreeForm vimeo.com/78495246
    Part 2: Create A Facial Rig For Your Puppet vimeo.com/78496022
    Part 3: Rigging The Face vimeo.com/78496045
    Part 4: Automating Lip Sync vimeo.com/78496080
    Part 5: Creating a Working Jaw Using AE 3D Layers vimeo.com/78530799
    Part 6: Create a Swinging Head of Hair vimeo.com/78538199
    Part 7: Create Simple Controllers for the Head and Eyes vimeo.com/78593912

    Dave Legion put together this tutorial series because of all the positive feedback and inquiries from "A Story of Hope": vimeo.com/76355324 - an animation that he and the amazing folks at Funky Medics put together for the FH Foundation. It was all done in Adobe After Effects using Mettle's FreeForm + MamoWorld's Lip Sync. Great animation and a great cause. Dave wants to send out a big thanks and shout out to Daniel Gies, whose work and tutorials inspired and helped him tremendously.

    Mettle would also like to thank Dave for using our FreeForm plug-in, and for creating such inspirational work!.

    Dave Legion is an award-winning music video director from the UK.
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    Find out more about FreeForm: mettle.com/freeform-v2/
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    Don't wait... Create!

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