Recipe 11 - Triple Take

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What You Will Learn

You will learn to create a triple-take reaction. You will understand the timing issues with a triple-take and successfully animate the delayed second and third reaction shots.

Why Is This Important?

This is a less subtle multiple reaction shot with an increasingly emphasized second and third look. Again, the character was not paying attention the first time it looked to the side, nor the second. When a third take with bulging eyes occurs, the audience understand the character to finally be seeing the astonishing thing happening to it's side. This has the effect of making it seem like the character has finally come to terms with what it refused to acknowledge in the first two takes.