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Stylish Stick Figures for Cartoon Animator 4.2 - New Characters by TET

Stylish Stick Figures by TET.
Stylish Stick Figures by TET.
Animating stick figures is almost a right of passage for any animator who has ever made an old fashioned flipbook or discovered the free stickman animator app, Pivot Animator.

There's also the hugely popular viral stick figure animation, Animator Versus Animation and its sequels by Alan Becker that continue to inspire variations more than 12 years later.

Back when Vyond was GoAnimate they had a stick figure theme that was popular site wide despite having many other themes with much more refined Saturday morning cartoon style characters.

I even had my own stick figure series, Harry Chalk, on GoAnimate.

Long story short, I was looking through the Reallusion Cartoon Animator Marketplace and discovered there really weren't any well designed, traditional looking stick figure characters.

That's not to say there weren't any at all but I wanted something similar to GoAnimate's stick figures which included full facial features and male and female versions. 

Stick Figure comparison. GoAnimate's basic Stick Figure is on the right.
Stick Figure comparison.
GoAnimate's basic Stick
Figure is on the right.
Rather than just recreate GoAnimate's stick figures I decided to add my own style by making my, all new stick figures for Cartoon Animator 4, more curvy, with variable line thicknesses on the arms, legs, and body.

My stick figures also take advantage of CA4's new G3-360 heads, and Bone Hand  features, which give you the ability to move the character's face a full 180 degrees, and animate individual fingers on each hand.

Stick Figure Bone Hands Feature.
Stick Figure Bone Hands Feature.

Not content to just create one stick figure character, my stylish stick figures include male and female versions along with a selection of different colors. I even made a chalkboard version.

In the video below I run through the features of my stick figures.

Stylish Stick Figures Now Available in my Reallusion Marketplace Store.
Stylish Stick Figures Now Available in
my Reallusion Marketplace Store.
Currently there are three packs in my Reallusion Marketplace store:

  1. Male Stick Figure only (Black). Completely free to trial for as long as you like.
  2. Male and Female Chalk Figures Only. If you just want the chalk figures here they are.
  3. The Ultimate Stick Figures Pack. Male and Female Stick figures in Black, White, Yellow, Red, Blue, and Green plus Male and Female Chalk Figures (includes everything in packs 1 and 2).
Click the links above to go directly to the packs listed above in the Reallusion Marketplace, or click this link to browse all my Marketplace content.


Comments

  1. Very nice. How about some animals to go along with the people. (i.e. Dogs and cats)

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    1. That's a great suggestion. I'll definitely look into implementing it. Thanks.

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  2. I recently purchased your pack. Nice! I removed all face features for an animation I did for Youtube using the Who's on First routine. Then I removed face features and hands and feet for some additional animations in the works. Your pack leaves lot of possibilities. I agree about adding stick animals. More stick figure types would be welcome in the future (something like the figures Alan Becker uses.

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    1. Thanks for your purchase. I'm glad you found my stick figures to be of use. I didn't want to do stick figures like Alan's because I feel anyone could make those if they really needed them. They're about as basic as stick figures get.

      I do plan to make some stick figure animals in the future. Just a matter of finding some time.

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