Puppet Pin Rigging in After Effects by Chad Troftgruben

Puppet Pin Rigging in After Effects

Create rigs and animation using the Puppet Pin Tool in After Effects!

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Learn the Magic Behind the Puppet Pin Tool

In this beginner-friendly course will go through the process of rigging and animating a character using the Puppet Pin Tool in After Effects.

Animating with Pins

Throughout the course we will be importing a PSD file, grouping layers, applying pins, and creating a simple animation. 

Graduate to Bigger and Better Things

The Puppet Pin Tool is a great way to start learning animation in After Effects. Several animation plugins take advantage of it, giving you a leg up when it comes time to learn new tools.

What's included?

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Contents

Downloadable Source Files
AE_Puppet_Pin_Rigging_Files.zip
9.35 MB
Introduction
What You Will Learn in this Course
3 mins
Preparing Your Character
Designing Your Character
3 mins
Assembling Your After Effects Comps
7 mins
Exploring Puppet Pin Options
7 mins
Precomposing Main Groups
7 mins
Creating Multiple Meshes
5 mins
Animating Your Character
Readying Your Layers
5 mins
Animating the Jump
8 mins
Animating the Landing
4 mins
Animating the Wave
7 mins
Polishing and Refining
Polishing the Jump
9 mins
Animating the Character in Scene
6 mins
Further Animation Polishing
8 mins
Adding Stiffness with the Starch Tool
3 mins
Wrapping Up
Exporting Your Animation
3 mins
Final Thoughts
2 mins