Live Character Animation with Isaac Holk & Dusty Gridley (Ch) – 2 of 3

Join Illustrator Isaac Holk and Motion Graphics Artist Dusty Gridley on Adobe Live as they use Character Animator to teach you a fun and fast approach to 2D animation. Today, they will teach you how to prepare a character for Character Animator CC! From controls to recording, stick around to learn how to create a clean & lively animated character!

Isaac and Dusty both work as designers and motion graphics artists at Zookeeper. Zookeeper is an animation studio founded by Dave Waite that focuses on well crafted stories and clever animations to compel brand experiences and grow audiences. They specialize in short-form, ‘snack-able,’ animations with a focus on branding.

Character Animator uses facial performance capture to give users a fresh, fun, and fast approach to 2D animation. The latest release offers faster workflows and animation refinements.

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Intro & plan for the day: 1:50
How to control a character in Ch: 4:38
The process of designing a character: 9:00
Exporting a puppet file: 36:45
Assigning movement/animation hotkeys: 39:45
Adding textures in Illustrator CC: 1:11:40
Speed up recording + Resolution settings: 1:28:30
Adding wind: 1:43:10

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Music by Chillhop & Andrew Applepie


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