This Adobe Character Animator course is part of the social Adobe Authorized training series for graphics and publishing software, developed by Adobe Certified Instructors. If you’re new to Adobe Character Animator, you’ll learn the fundamental concepts and features you’ll need to master the software. If you’ve been using Adobe Character Animator for a while, you’ll nd that the courseware covers many advanced features. Each lesson concludes with formative and summative assessments reinforcing what you’ve covered.

Levels: Essentials Intermediate Advanced

Course Outline

Introduction to Character Animator

  • What’s new in Adobe Character Animator
  • Character Animator system requirements
  • Adobe Character Animator overview
  • Workspace basics
  • Setting up Projects
  • Keyboard shortcuts for Character Animator

Creating and controlling puppets

  • Prepare artwork
  • Create puppet using Characterizer
  • Create puppets from artwork
  • Assemble puppets into scenes
  • Triggering and controlling puppets
  • Control puppets using behaviors
  • Rigging your puppet

Rigging your Puppet

  • Using the Puppet panel
  • Working with layers
  • Mesh, attachments, and handles
  • Identify rigging issues

Working with Behaviours

  • Add tags and behaviors
  • Control puppets using behaviors

Recording and playback

  • Record and Playback
  • Rene a recorded performance
  • Scene cameras
  • Using Keyframes in Character Animator

Puppet Creation Fundamentals

  • Creating a basic face
  • Creating eyes and eyebrows
  • Creating mouth shapes
  • Creating a basic body
  • Recording and editing performances
  • Adding physics to a character and a scene
  • Controlling a character with triggers

Export projects

  • Export a scene or puppet
  • Stream a scene live
  • Tips and tricks for streaming

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