Status: In production | Next tutorial: TBA
The Duik Bassel Series focuses on Nicolas Dufresne’s (a.k.a. Duduf) excellent free scripting tool kit for After Effects called Duik. I feel this is one of the must-have tools for digital puppet animators who use After Effects. To see why, start by viewing the introduction group below.
Introduction To Duik Bassel & Where to Get It
Although not created for character animation, Adobe After Effects® has been adopted by many filmmakers to produce some excellent animated films. Duik Bassel is a free After Effects tool kit that offers many automated features to assist you in rigging puppets…
You can choose between two methods to learn how to find, download, and install Duik Bassel. The first is a written set of 5 easy steps, and the second is a 3 and 1 half minute video walking you through the process. Use either one to get this essential, yet free, tool for After Effects.
Rigging Stickman Using Duik Bassel
This video is a complete remake of the old Duik tutorial about rigging Stickman, and was created to reflect the massive changes made in Duik Bassel’s rigging process.The Stickman tutorials, while suitable for beginners, does assume you have a basic knowledge...
In this video we'll polish our auto-rigged Stickman up a bit. We'll start by checking out the rig's parenting to make sure there are no errors. Then we'll use Duik to quickly modify controller position properties which will allow you to move Stickman to his resting position…
Modifying the Stickman Rig for a Body Turn
Although these Stickman tutorials do not utilize Duik directly, they do show you how you can expand on the Duik rig as we modify Stickman so that you can turn him to his side using controllers.
First installment will be published on 21 December 2018.
Duik Bassel Quick Tips
First installment coming in last week of December, 2018, or first week January, 2019.