Solo Feature Selection Puppeteering

When you do not wish to use puppeteering presets, and you wish to record the expressions of a single facial feature, then you can use the Solo Feature Selection pane for puppeteering.

  1. Select a character and click the Puppet Editor button.

    Morph-based face

    Sprite-based face

  2. If the Body Puppet Editor panel shows, then click the Switch to Face Puppet button.
  3. Click the Clear Selection button.
    All the selected features will be deselected.
  4. Pick the desired facial features from the Solo Feature Selection pane.
  5. Press the Space Bar to start previewing. (or click the Preview button and press the Space bar)
    The mouse interactive area covers the entire screen.
  6. Move your mouse in order to puppet. The selected face will be triggered to move with the mouse cursor. Press the Space bar again to stop previewing.

    Mouse cursor moves to the top right

    Mouse cursor moves to the bottom right

  7. Click the Record button and press the Space bar (Or press the Ctrl + Enter) to start recording the motion as puppeteered by your mouse.
  8. Once the recording stops, a clip with all the recorded expressions will be stored in the Facial Clip Track of this character.