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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. For more info, watch this video.

Jet

Goth themed character with walking that can be changed into a girl or boy via triggers. Created by Emily Watts.

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Bridezilla

Bridal themed creature with a diverse set of expressive triggers. Created by Digital Puppets.

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Ricky

Sports fan with megaphone, tee shirt cannon, and signs. Created by Renegade Animation.

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Steve

Physical puppet alien with head turns, a unique layer picker mouth, and flashing button triggers. Created by Dovid Taub.

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Movie Puppets

Retro animated versions of Sodapop, Popcorn, Ticket, and Candy. Created by Renegade Animation.

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Aerial Al

Drone flying character sitting on a park bench. Created by Konee Rok.

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Platter Pirate

Floating DJ character with audio triggers. Created by Konee Rok.

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Seasonal Backgrounds

Spring, summer, autumn & winter backgrounds with several animated and triggerable elements. Created by Dovid Taub.

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Alex

Game playing character with expressive moves and triggers. Created by Renegade Animation.

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Sam

Superhero girl with dangling cape and walk behavior (try the A + D keys). Created by Keith Negley.

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Bluster

Vector snowman with head parallax, dangling scarf, and snowy background. Featured in Creating an Animated Livestream.

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Brooklyn Buddies

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.

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Barbarasaurus

Clay sculpted dinosaur newscaster with triggered graphics and news crawls. Featured in Make a Clay Puppet. Created by Dovid Taub.

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Proteus

Customizable character with tons of different options. Featured in New Puppets November 2018. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Blank

Simple human character with Photoshop and Illustrator versions. Swap any [Replace] layer with your own artwork to customize.

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Goldilocks

Girl with physics hair system. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Sticky

Deceptively simple stick figure character with tons of sliders for customization and great face parallax. Created by Dovid Taub.

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Krognar

Vector viking with breathe, rotation dial arms, and cycle layers axe spins. Featured on Adobe Live. Created by Zookeeper.

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Dojo Joe

Dojo instructor with draggable hands, and cycle layers fire. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Electro Gene

Guy with multiple draggable handles, dangle hoodie strings, key triggers & cycle layers electricity.

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Maddie

Stop motion style character with 3-view walk and dangle. Created by Athena Studios.

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Al the Alien

Expressive alien with complex key triggers. Created by Look Creative Studios.

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Mark

Key trigger enabled character.

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Wonder Boy

Lineart character with cycle layers poses & front facing walk cycle. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Hummingbird

Responsive bird with motion trigger, head turns, and cycle layers wing flaps.

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Bunnydude

Weird guy with dangling bunny ears.

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Physics Playground

Scene with multiple interactive physics elements. Featured in New Features Fall 2017.

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Clay Lips

Photographed clay lips to demonstrate lip sync.

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Wag the Kat

Cute cat with cycle layers tail and nutcracker jaw. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Pinky Bear

Simple bear with nutcracker jaw and draggable hands. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Interrogation

Monochromatic scene with automatic blinks.

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Digital Puppets Animal Pack

A huge pack of animal puppets with a ton of emotions and triggers. Created by Digital Puppets.

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Eyes Example

Example project with 4 different eye rigging treatments: basic, off center, big pupils, and eyelids. Featured in Basic Eye Rigging.

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Drumbot

Drumming robot that plays sound effects when he hits parts of the drumset. Featured in the Triggerable Audio tutorial.

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Wolfgang, Robot & Headless Horseman

A suite of characters with interesting triggers and mannerisms. Created by Ryan Boyle.

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Neon Nikki

Neon sign with flashing lights and glass shattering animations. Created by Konee Rok.

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B-Girl Beatrix

Breakdancing puppet and background with several clever dance triggers and a hand walk cycle. Created by Konee Rok.

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Recess Rita

Girl character able to move back and forth on the playground monkey bars using a walk behavior hack. Created by Konee Rok.

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Wendigo

Snowy creature with head turns and breathing.

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Medusa

Mythical character with animated snake hair. Created by Aaron Seve.

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Bandit

Bouncy rubber band character made in Illustrator. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Samurai Steve

Vector samurai with subtle head turns and expressive mouth/chin movement. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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Schizzler

Floating purple alien with keyframe-created triggers to fly and bounce around the scene. Featured in the Keyframes tutorial.

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Linden & Robot

Signing duo that also serves as an example of Scene Cameras. Featured in the Cameras tutorial.

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Laxmi

3D character with 4 draggable arms and multiple emotion triggers. Created by DesiPopWorld.

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Sports Team

Four sports mascot characters with head parallax and unique triggers. Created by Kevin McMahon.

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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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