Character Animator Tips & Tricks (August 2017)

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Published on Aug 1, 2017

Fresh back from San Diego Comic-Con 2017, we look at a great full body swap character from the community and an NDI-supported streaming option for PC called VMIX. Then we try out the Elgato Stream Deck to make custom heart, flamethrower, and head opening key triggers for Evans the Robot. Finally we do a recap of Comic-Con, including a closer look at the free superhero example puppet Crimson and how she does frame-by-frame arm animations (puppet warp in Photoshop) and lighting effects (simple cycle layers animations with the add blending mode).

0:00 Intro
0:54 Community Spotlight
4:31 Stream Deck
6:27 San Diego Comic-Con Recap
7:52 Crimson: Puppet Warp
11:56 Crimson: Lighting Effects
14:03 Outro

Show Links:
Adil Khanna: https://www.instagram.com/adilkhanna/
Look Studios: http://digitalpuppets.co.uk
VMIX: http://vmix.com
Look’s VMIX Tutorial Video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=XFUObU65y…
Elgato Stream Deck: https://www.elgato.com/en/gaming/stre…
Adobe Video World: http://adobevideoworld.com

Download Character Animator: https://www.adobe.com/products/charac…
Download free example projects and puppets: http://adobe.com/go/chexamples (official adobe pack) and http://okaysamurai.com/puppets/ (okay samurai puppet pack)
Check out the official forums: https://adobe.com/go/chfeedback

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/okaysamurai
Website: http://okaysamurai.com

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