Modelling a simple face

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Old 02 February 2013   #1
Modelling a simple face

Hi all,

I've decided to recently get into animation and modelling. I'm following the vertex pusher tutorials and created a few low poly character models in Cinema 4D.

I am able to model a reasonably advanced face (eyes & sockets, nose, mouth) though I am trying to create a very simple model and I'm having trouble creating a very simple face.

I've seen other simple 3D characters with 'flat' faces (i.e. No extruding polygons for eyes and mouth). It seems the face has been formed by the materials but they still seem to have expressions like blinking and raised eyebrows.

here's a few examples of what I'm talking about:

Can anyone please explain to me how this is done for low poly models?

Old 02 February 2013   #2
They use an animated texture map.
Old 02 February 2013   #3
Is that how it's done?

Ok, Cool I'll give it a go!

Old 02 February 2013   #4
Originally Posted by Meloncov: They use an animated texture map.

I often wondered how it was done. That's very clever.
I like to learn.
Old 02 February 2013   #5
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