Flash CS4’s new inverse kinematics tools allow users to create and arrange symbols in a collection called an Armature. These armatures contain bones that have relationships with other elements which can be animated. Users can create and control their own dancing puppet. You co ...more
Want to learn how to turn photos into animation? It is possible, in Adobe After Effects! Watch this tutorial to learn how to animate photos using the After Effects Puppet Tool.
See how to easily animate raster images and vector graphics using Adobe After Effects' Puppet tool. This
Create a cute bobblehead turtle animation in Photoshop with help from this video tutorial. But this lesson only applies to Photoshop CS5, because it uses the new tool called Puppet Warp, only in CS5. The Puppet Warp is a great tool for creating animated GIF files, like this gr ...more
Current-generation mobile augmented reality apps offer users numerous opportunities to punch up photos and videos with 3D content, but there's surprisingly few options for users to express themselves using virtual characters. A new app called Puppetoon from indie developer Cu ...more
In this tutorial, give a little life to your drawings by using the wiggle expression attached to the puppet tool in Adobe After Effects CS4. This is a cool way to animate your project. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use these tools to add some life to an otherwise st ...more
This Adobe CS4 software tutorial shows you how to animate characters in After Effects CS4 using the puppet tool. Learn how to use the puppet tool to apply pins to control movement, and record movements. Also preview the puppet overlap and puppet starch tools in After Effects C ...more
Armatures basically stand up on their own, but while animating, the balance might become uneven and precarious. An easy way to keep the puppet standing is to give the armature large feet. Watch this video animation tutorial and learn how to build an armature puppet that will s ...more
Watch this great stop motion animation tutorial to learn how to make a wire armature for a stop motion puppet. Also, learn some tips on adding clay to the armature and animating the puppet.
Mouths are so expressive, which can be tricky to animate. A simple way to capture the movement is to craft several mouths to alternate. Watch this video animation tutorial and learn how to make replacement mouths for stop motion animation armature puppets. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more
This short construction tutorial video shows how to build a small, simple stage from scratch specifically for animating a claymation or stop motion animation project. Construct the ideal world for your claymation characters or stop motion animation armatures and puppets. All y ...more
Are you a fan of those old-school animated stop-motion movies? You can make your own easily, and the best way to get started is to make some durable, bendable puppets. Check out this video to learn how to add skin to puppets and paint them.
This tutorial shows you how to use the Puppet Tool in Adobe After Effects CS3. The Puppet Tool can be used when compositing in 2D or 3D space to manipulate and animate layers. If you are new to After Effects or have never used the Puppet tool, this tutorial will get you starte ...more