Pro mode example puppets
Use any of our example puppets in your own creations, or take them apart to learn new techniques. All are free to use however you want — no credit needed! Puppet files combine original artwork (Photoshop & Illustrator) + animation rigging (Character Animator) into one file.
Want even more puppets? Check out our pages for Body tracking, Auto-swap, Motion library, or additional puppets from Okay Samurai.
The Vambies are an avatar collection developed by Vambie Inc. and Taiyaki Studios. Try one or all five of this quirky cast of vampire/zombie hybrids. Created by Taiyaki Studios.
Whimsical real life physical puppet turned into a 2D animated puppet. Created by Keith Lovik.
Goth themed character with walking that can be changed into a girl or boy via triggers. Created by Emily Watts.
Bridal themed creature with a diverse set of expressive triggers. Created by Digital Puppets.
Sports fan with megaphone, tee shirt cannon, and signs. Created by Renegade Animation.
Physical puppet alien with head turns, a unique layer picker mouth, and flashing button triggers. Created by Dovid Taub.
Retro animated versions of Sodapop, Popcorn, Ticket, and Candy. Created by Renegade Animation.
Spring, summer, autumn & winter backgrounds with several animated and triggerable elements. Created by Dovid Taub.
Game playing character with expressive moves and triggers. Created by Renegade Animation.
Superhero girl with dangling cape and walk behavior (try the A + D keys). Created by Keith Negley.
Vector snowman with head parallax, dangling scarf, and snowy background. Featured in Creating an Animated Livestream.
Low-poly fox, bunny, and pug characters with cycle-based head turns, walking, and background. Featured in New Puppets January 2019. Created by Emily Watts.
Clay sculpted dinosaur newscaster with triggered graphics and news crawls. Featured in Make a Clay Puppet. Created by Dovid Taub.
Customizable character with tons of different options. Featured in New Puppets November 2018. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Simple human character with Photoshop and Illustrator versions. Swap any [Replace] layer with your own artwork to customize.
Girl with physics hair system. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Deceptively simple stick figure character with tons of sliders for customization and great face parallax. Created by Dovid Taub.
Vector viking with breathe, rotation dial arms, and cycle layers axe spins. Featured on Adobe Live. Created by Zookeeper.
Dojo instructor with draggable hands, and cycle layers fire. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Guy with multiple draggable handles, dangle hoodie strings, key triggers & cycle layers electricity.
Stop motion style character with 3-view walk and dangle. Created by Athena Studios.
Al the Alien
Expressive alien with complex key triggers. Created by Look Creative Studios.
Key trigger enabled character.
Lineart character with cycle layers poses & front facing walk cycle. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Responsive bird with motion trigger, head turns, and cycle layers wing flaps.
Weird guy with dangling bunny ears.
Scene with multiple interactive physics elements. Featured in New Features Fall 2017.
Photographed clay lips to demonstrate lip sync.
Wag the Kat
Cute cat with cycle layers tail and nutcracker jaw. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Simple bear with nutcracker jaw and draggable hands. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Monochromatic scene with automatic blinks.
Digital Puppets Animal Pack
A huge pack of animal puppets with a ton of emotions and triggers. Created by Digital Puppets.
Example project with 4 different eye rigging treatments: basic, off center, big pupils, and eyelids. Featured in Basic Eye Rigging.
Drumming robot that plays sound effects when he hits parts of the drumset. Featured in the Triggerable Audio tutorial.
Wolfgang, Robot & Headless Horseman
A suite of characters with interesting triggers and mannerisms. Created by Ryan Boyle.
Snowy creature with head turns and breathing.
Mythical character with animated snake hair. Created by Aaron Seve.
Bouncy rubber band character made in Illustrator. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Vector samurai with subtle head turns and expressive mouth/chin movement. Created by Kevin McMahon.
3D character with 4 draggable arms and multiple emotion triggers. Created by DesiPopWorld.
Four sports mascot characters with head parallax and unique triggers. Created by Kevin McMahon.
Red Monster 3D
Updated 3D version of the Character Animator mascot, as seen in the The Story Behind Red Monster. Created by David Arbor.
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