With CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 Pipeline version, you can convert your 2D artworks to G3 Characters through PSD Templates. This will allow you to easily auto rig your new characters for easy avatar and prop animation with hundreds of professional motion libraries.
Draw your Character
Use any PSD editor to quickly draw and color your custom body part sprites. Simply create each sprite in different layers and allocate them in their respective template folders.
Use PSD Template
Use our ready-made PSD templates for accurate bone joint location. These layered templates come complete with specific folder types for label, bone, and image location.
Check Bone Structure
Save and import your new PSD files to check bone structure and joint location. Then mix and match your own custom sprites with Reallusion content for even more creative possibilities.
Instantly animate your new custom G3 Character sprites with hundreds of compatible motion files for quick and easy, body and facial animations.
The PSD import feature is compatible with popular graphic tools that support full PSD compatibility for layering, grouping, aligning, and masking.
The G3 Character PSD Templates help you easily create different animatable characters by simply placing their body parts into their corresponding folders. This ensures that your characters will be ready to animate once imported into CTA3.1
See these fully functional PSD projects, and learn how each sample works. Create your first PSD actor by simply replacing its body parts.
A Basic human character consists of 10 simple layers for you to easily get familiar with the creation process.
Full Front & Side
Full bodies with front and side angles which include a puppet-ready talking head. Learn how to add facial features on characters to make them talk.
High-Res Head & Features
Learn how to increase the resolution quality for facial features.
Learn about the 30 Hand Gestures to create different poses.
Full Sketched Character - Front/Side
Even a sketch or doodle can become a ready-to-be animated 10 layer character.
Fully Functional Masked Eyes
Learn how to create your own rolling and blinking eyes with the use of masks.
Dog Sketch with Talking Head
Create four-legged creatures with workable ears and tails.
Cat Doodle with Talking head
You can literally animate any character body and face.
Create characters with down-ward facing chain movements.
Create characters with up-ward facing chain movements.
Create and animate characters with dual paired movements.
Animate any character form with body parts in multiple layers.
Animate any one-image character thanks to the hierarchical bone structure.
Toy solider 1
Use simple bone names, and link character bone structures in CrazyTalk Animator 3.
Toy solider 2
Use bone hierarchy naming in the PSD layers, to directly convert them to CTA3 free-bone structures.
Toy solider 3
Match the bone names to the G3 Character Templates, so that they are directly compatible with G3 character motion libraries.
All image sources from sample projects will allow you to quickly understand and practice the character creation process. Inside you will find sample image sprites for you to easily test the entire workflow.
In this whitepaper, you will learn how to generate CrazyTalk Animator G3 Characters, including standard or free-bone characters, with the use of your favorite PSD editor. With this approach, you can create an unlimited amount of custom G3 characters without spending too much time on redundant creation steps.