1. Another Character Animation using After Effects Tutorial. This video reviews some of the methods from the first two and demonstrates how to put the concepts to use in a full character rig.

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  2. This the next tutorial in my Character Animation using After Effects series. It demonstrates the use of sliders to control the Null Objects that are driving the puppet pins to enable more intricate, subtle animations with your puppets.

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  3. My first tutorial video on Animating Characters in After Effects. This is a general overview on how to combine the puppet tool and Null Objects to make a simple bone system for 2D puppets.

    Here is the Expression I used:

    n=thisComp.layer("Put the name of the Null Object layer here");
    nullpos=n.toComp(n.anchorPoint);
    fromComp(nullpos);

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  4. This Tutorial demonstrates how to refine the Puppet Tools mesh to make it bend and fold more realistically by utilizing the powerful Starch Tool.

    Artwork provided by Ramon Perez for an upcoming independent animated short directed by Neil Christopher.

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  5. This Tutorial demonstrates a pretty simple method for automating the animation of clothing and draped materials on an animated characters.

    Artwork provided by Ramon Perez for an upcoming independent animated short directed by Neil Christopher.

    # vimeo.com/20860611 Uploaded 7,985 Plays 10 Comments

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