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Singing face on megatree/matrix

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  1. logandc99

    logandc99 Dedicated Elf

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    After I felt like I just confused people :( [SIZE=small]at the Sydney mini with trying to do the talk in real time using my laptop and ran into all sorts of problems, I thought I'd have a go at doing a 13min video on how to put a singing face on a megatree or matrix in Xlights, to try and make for it [/SIZE] :p [SIZE=small].[/SIZE]

    Hopefully someone might find it useful [SIZE=small] :eek: :D


    https://youtu.be/R0q8wrJdmZ0[/SIZE]
     
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    Nice and easy explanation on how to do faces, great job Logan thanks.
     
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    DrNeutron Just starting in this crazy hobby

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    Where were you last year when I had to figure this out for myself????
    j/k hahaha Great job Logan.
    I found this the easiest part, I found actually drawing the pictures for particular characters the hard part.
    The best result is to make the pictures the same size as your megatree, although scaling works ok.
     
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    One thing I meant to mention. In the video, when the sequence plays, it does look like to mouth movements aren't tightly synced with the voice. However, that is a reflection of my video capture software which seems to drop a few frames here and there. In reality the mouth movements and the voice will match up nicely.
     
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    Quick question, where did you get the graphics from. I been looking for some to use on my megatree.
     
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    Thanks for posting the video and graphics, I'm working on a megatree for this year and the faces will look awesome :D
     
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    There are some on the xlights site. Shared images for faces.

    http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/releases/
     

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