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Reallusion updates 2D animation software, CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 with specialized Photoshop templates to easily setup and save PSD character designs as fully auto-rigged CrazyTalk Animator characters.  CrazyTalk Animator PSD character animation tools allow any artist to create characters in Photoshop (or PSD layer compatible tools) that can come to life with lip-sync, bone animation and morphing.  You can save valuable setup time and quickly animate PSD characters directly from Photoshop using PSD templates designed to make human biped, quadruped, talking heads and more!


Photoshop PSD Character Animation in 4 Easy Steps

  1. Design a Character using Photoshop or PSD compatible software
  2. Organize the PSD template and layers provided by Reallusion to set up the character. Apply body parts layers to the PSD template, and align the joints location
  3. Save and Import the PSD into CrazyTalk Animator to test, preview and round-trip edit
  4. Animate PSD characters with CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 motions, poses or facial animation


Watch the Video: CrazyTalk Animator & Photoshop


Free Animation Resources for Photoshop

CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 offers a variety of resources for learning to animate with Photoshop characters.  Get started with setting up characters using PSD character animation templates, see how it works with sample PSD character design projects, try it yourself with source character design element downloads and perfect the technique with the detailed whitepaper and video tutorials.


Sample PSD Character Animation Projects

Quickly learn to design and animate Photoshop characters by downloading and viewing the sample PSD character projects.  CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 Pipeline users gain instant access to a library of Photoshop projects featuring 9x Human Characters, 2x Quadruped, 3x Spine & Wing, and  5x bone character samples.


Step by Step Guide to Success

The CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 whitepaper is a complete PDF guide to mastering the magic of Photoshop character animation with CTA 3.1 in easy-to-follow illustrated steps. Learning to create and animate Photoshop characters with the whitepaper is a quick start and reliable reference to understanding how to setup and import PSD characters for animation.


Free Photoshop Video Tutorials

Learn from the experts in 6 video tutorials designed to show the basics of creating characters in Photoshop, using the PSD templates to auto-rig character body parts, hand gestures and setting up PSD characters for facial animation and lip-sync.

Compatible Character Animation for PSD Software

Whether you are a Photoshop guru or prefer to use another PSD compatible character design tool, CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 fully supports PSD import with: Photoshop, Xara, Affinity Photo, Clip Studio Paint and Krita.



Design Characters with Dramatic Diversity

Create a whole community of diverse 2D character designs with the G3 Power Tools “The Elastics” content pack, a collection of ready-to-customize and animate 2D characters with various ages, ethnicities, along with body and face shapes! In this pack you will find 25x animated 2D characters with diverse facial components, everyday motions, along with a series of scenes and props.
Watch “The Elastics” content pack video


More info about CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 & Importing PSD

CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 is available for Mac or WIN PC, at Reallusion.com & the Apple Store –  For more info on purchasing CrazyTalk Animator – CTA 3.1 Pipeline Version required for PSD support HERE

Try CrazyTalk Animator 3.1 – Free Download – Pipeline Version 

Free Animation Video Tutorials-New tutorials on importing Photoshop PSD to CrazyTalk Animator 3.1


1 comment

  1. Is there a forward-facing quadruped PSD template for the CTA3 pipeline? For example: I’d like to animate my (dog, cat, cow, horse) either walking towards, or away from the camera…
    PS. I’m using the CTA3.1 Pipeline trial, and I CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF IT! It’s AWESOME! Thank you for producing such a great software!

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