(AKA How I Fell in Love with 3DEqualizer, and the Mystery behind the ‘Mirror Points’ Checkbox)
First post! Yay!
So as you may or may not know, I’m currently working on a short sketch called ‘Isn’t It Nice?’, which involves me, my old iMac and facial motion capture. Don’t ask.
It had been in my head for a while, it was shot in November after my first demo reel, and shortly after I started focusing on job hunting, realised that I wanted to move to London, then Autodesk announced they weren’t developing Softimage anymore, I started learning Maya and Houdini already in London while trying to find both a job and a place to live there… Yay?
I needn’t do any mocap at all, but sometimes I like to experiment, so I covered my face with Blu-Tack and shot it between two large mirrors thinking that I was about to bring mocap to the masses… Meh. Turns out it has already been done. Continue reading “Mocap with mirrors”