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Halloween isn’t just for candy anymore, it’s for animating too!

by Erica Schisler

posted on 10-29-2019

Halloween isn’t just for candy anymore, it’s for animating too! Carve out some good times with Headless Horseman, Wolfgang, Robot, and Flaco puppets! There’s something here for everyone, whether you’re celebrating Día de Muertos or celebrating with some trick-or-treats.

Never animated before? No need to be scared! Surprise your friends and give ’em pumpkin to talk about. You can bring any of these puppets to life in Character Animator using your webcam, mic, and your own performance. These puppets are rigged and ready for animating! Get started right away, and just in time for Halloween! Download all four puppets.

Want to go to the next level and learn how to animate any monster? Or roast an animated marshmallow? Check out Monster Camp! This tutorial walks you through alternative arm structure, paper texturing, a deep trigger system with marshmallows that catch on fire and burn, glowing highlights and shadows, a replay pose system, and a customized controls panel.

If you aren’t too scared, you might want to take a sneak peek at what’s coming in Character Animator.

Bugs and hisses to you from the Adobe Character Animator Team.

Share your spooky creations on social media with #CharacterAnimator

Check out these tutorials, and get started making your own puppets too:

Want to learn more about using Character Animator? [Here you go](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLq4LynfF_r14w2SwicfetcReq8Y0f_lg)!_

Topics: Creativity, Illustration, Video & Audio

Products: Photoshop, Creative Cloud