Making lip-syncing simple

Character animation is a pain. It's time consuming, difficult and - unless you are capable of knocking out quality that's at least as good as that of TV's big-budget, mega-crewed cartoons - it's hard to impress anybody.

Or, rather, it would be was it not for one saving grace: lip-syncing. Lip-syncing is one of the most satisfying things to learn in animation because it both impresses people and it's easy. It's great when someone says, "Wow, how did you make it talk?"

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