Make Superhero Puppets In Adobe Character Animator

David Miller, Multimedia Artist For Primordial Creative studio

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8 Lessons (26m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:24
    • 2. Cyclops head + power design in Illustrator and Photoshop

      3:08
    • 3. Rigging Eyeblasts in Character Animator

      3:14
    • 4. Wolverine Rigging

      5:38
    • 5. Adding Superpower FX to Wolverine

      4:04
    • 6. Copying + Pasting Of Takes

      3:46
    • 7. Jean Grey Power

      4:03
    • 8. Wrap Up + Project

      1:03

Project Description

Select your favorite superhero and write down how you think they'd express their powers visually.  Is it a projectile or tossed weapon?  Do they transform their physical shape in some way?  Or do they have a magical or psychic power that manifests itself in strange, arcane ways?  

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Use cycle layers and triggers to generate effects or transformations for your character to emulate whatever power they have.  If they have a billowing cape- add dangles and strong wind.  If they can fly, make them draggable characters and a flying pose.  The only limit is your imagination.

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