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Character Tool — Brand New Rigging Script by Motion Design School

October 8, 2019 ·
Ihor Karas
Ihor Karas Head of Motion Design School

Meet the Character Tool!

We developed a versatile script for character animators. It contains functions for rigging characters and adjusting their appearance, workflow boosters and a bunch of secondary motion presets.

Character Tool consists of 3 tabs: Rigging, Assistant and Presets. Here is a tutorial on how to boost your workflow with this script:

Short overview of general features:

— Rigging

All the necessary tools for creating and adjusting the design of limbs:

Rigging in Character Tool

— Adjust Styles easily

Add sleeves, bands or whatever very easily with Style section. No need to go inside Shape Layers.

Adjust Styles in After Effects tool

— Naked mode

Disable expressions and hide all additional Strokes of the Style for faster render:

Naked mode in Character Tool Script

— Assistant

The Assistant tab contains real Workflow Boosters that can improve not only your character animation workflow but also be very useful in other animation tasks.

— Looper

Tired of counting the frames to create a perfect loop? Forget about it! Loop your walk, run cycles and not only them perfectly with one click with the help of Looper functions.

Looper in Character Plugin

— Additional Functions

— Presets

Add some tasty details to your animation with constantly updating Presets of secondary motion animations.

Presets in Character Tool

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