Face, FACS & Beyond 1002
This course will introduce you to the science and theory of facial expressions.
Decode the face to create believable characters and performances
This course is all about the science and theory of facial expressions. Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS) as a tool, we will cover fundamentals of facial movement and anatomy. We will then dive into combined expression shapes and basic emotions. In the last portion of the course, we will apply our new knowledge of the fundamentals to enhance expressivity, convey complex emotions, and craft character personality.