An in-depth 8 part series to create a highly automated rig to animate 2D characters for cartoons in After Efects. The rig is based on iExpressions 2 and the puppet tool. It features an automated walk cycle, automatically rotating wheels, secondary animations and much more.

In part 1, create a skeleton for our character with the inverse kinematics iExpressions. The skeleton is the basis for all subsequent animation.



Tutorial Part 1: Inverse Kinematics

Tools used

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Other parts in the series