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The Crew Characters

AM Rig Dozer rendered Animation Characters

Dozer

A modern quadruped rig to showcase realistic weight and creature behavior with a dynamic character.

Get exclusive access in our Creature Animation: Locomotion and Creature Animation: Fight or Flight classes.

AM Rig Jules Final Animation Characters

Jules

Jules is the newest rig to join “The Crew”! He is the male counterpart to Aia with full facial controls, is great for dialogue acting shots, and a tribute to a passionate animator.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Aia New Animation Characters

Aia

Aia is our newest rig and we couldn’t be more excited to share her with our community! She has personality, character and full facial controls, and is great for acting shots.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Blip Animation Characters

Blip

You can get great character and personality out of this little mech character, perfect for quadruped and body mechanics animation.

Get access in our Introduction to Acting class or Creatures Animation classes.

AM Rig Hatch new Animation Characters

Hatch

Hatch is a fully rigged, walking, mechanical quadruped. Hatch has a fully operable cockpit, and is a great rig to integrate with our other characters.

Get access in our Introduction to Acting or Creatures Animation classes.

AM Rig Sarge Animation Characters

Sarge

Sarge is a great addition to the Crew line. A full mech character that can be integrated with Aia and Jules.

Get access from our Advanced Body Mechanics class or Creatures Animation: Fight or Flight workshop.

Tribes Characters

AM Rig Stewart Animation Characters

Stewart

A rig for all levels, at the heart of the Animation Mentor Tribe. Built to emphasize body mechanics and teach students how to animate hips, chest and torso.

Stewart is FREE to the public. Download now.

AM Rig Stan Animation Characters

Stan

A hulking member of the Animation Mentor tribe. An intermediate rig, built to emphasize body mechanics and teach students how to animate hips, chest and torso.

Get access beginning in our Body Mechanics class.

AM Rig Stella Animation Characters

Stella

A member of the Animation Mentor Tribe and an intermediate character, built to teach body mechanics.

Get access beginning in our Body Mechanics class.

AM Rig Squirrels Animation Characters

Squirrels

A basic rig and mischievous member of the Animation Mentor tribe. Teaches personality and movement with easy-to-use Autodesk Maya controls.

Squirrels is FREE to the public. Download Squirrels now.

AM Rig MonsterBall Animation Characters

Monster Ball

A basic ball, a tail and legs when he needs them. This member of the Tribe teaches overlapping action as well as squash and stretch.

Get access beginning in our Animation Basics class.

AM Rig Birdball Animation Characters

Bird Ball

A basic rig and member of the Animation Mentor Tribe. Long legs allow students to explore walks, before moving onto advanced bipedal characters.

Get access beginning in our Animation Basics class.

AM Rig Sloan Animation Characters

Sloan

A frisky quadruped and member of the Animation Mentor Tribe. An intermediate rig built to teach quadruped body mechanics, locomotion and secondary motion.

Get access beginning in our Body Mechanics or Creatures: Locomotion classes.

AM Rig Rock Animation Characters

Rock

An impish member of the Animation Mentor Tribe. Limited facial controls let students focus on mastering body mechanics.

Get access beginning in our Advanced Body Mechanics class.

AM Rig Pinky Animation Characters

Pinky

An impish member of the Animation Mentor Tribe. Limited facial controls let students focus on mastering body mechanics.

Get access beginning in our Advanced Body Mechanics class.

AM Rig Twig Animation Characters

Twig

An impish member of the Animation Mentor Tribe. Limited facial controls let student focus on mastering body mechanics.

Get access beginning in our Advanced Body Mechanics class.

Partnered Characters

AM Rig Filipo Animation Characters

Filipo

Filipo’s backstory was that he was on holiday and decided never to get rid of his ducky float. A creative character from our partners over at Boutique23.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Gumosa Animation Characters

Gumosa

Introducing Gumosa, another creative righ from our partners over at Boutique23. His backstory is that he is an aristocratic paranormal enthusiast, and has the features to really stylize and exaggerate your animation.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Deivi Animation Characters

Deivi

Deivi is a fun stylized character that you can use to explore acting and dialogue shots. From our partners over at Boutique23, Deivi’s full of advanced controls, but won’t overwhelm you.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

boutique23 Rig Too Animation Characters

Too

Too is a great rig to push your squash and stretch acting performance from our partners at Boutique23.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

boutique23 Rig Fift Animation Characters

Fift

A modern and expressive rig from our partners at Boutique23 adding more variety to our rig arsenal.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

boutique23 Rig Tre3 Animation Characters

Tre3

Tre3, brother of Too is another modern rig to push your acting performance, perfect for Cartoony Animation from our partners at Boutique23.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Kayla Animation Characters

Kayla

Created and rigged by our partner, Josh Sobel Rigs, Kayla is a perfect addition to our rig library. She has great appeal and flexibility for animating children.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Kyle Animation Characters

Kyle

Kyle is the male counterpart to Kayla also from our partner Josh Sobel Rigs.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

Creature Characters

AM Rig Cat Animation Characters

Cat

An advanced rig, built to teach the basics of quadruped locomotion and secondary motion, in a variety of sizes, from a lynx to a house cat.

Get access beginning in either of our Creatures Animation classes.

AM Rig Ogre Animation Characters

Ogre

An advanced, bipedal big rig, with a quadruped option. Use to illustrate animated fight scenes and explore hulking body mechanics.

Get access beginning in either of our Creatures Animation classes.

AM Rig Dragon Animation Characters

Dragon

An advanced rig, used to teach the concepts of animated flight. Bat-like wings act as forearms, allowing students to move quickly from flight into quadruped motion.

Get access beginning in our Creatures: Fight or Flight class.

Donated Characters

AM Rig Emma Animation Characters

Emma

Emma is a modified Bishop rig created and donated by Animation Mentor alumnus Wira Winata.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Lion Animation Characters

Lion

Blocky Lion is an intermediate, unique rig created and donated by Animation Mentor student Thawatchi Chunhachai.

Get access beginning in our Body Mechanics or Creature Animation classes.

AM Rig Fuzzbot Animation Characters

Fuzzbot

Fuzzbot is an intermediate rig created and donated by Patrick Clarke and Greg Bekken.

Get access beginning in our Body Mechanics or Creature Animation classes.

AM Rig Beaver Animation Characters

Beaver

Beaver is just what you need to explore the basics, from overlap, to squash and stretch, and more. A fun rig donated by Animation Mentor student Steve Milligan.

Get access beginning in our Animation Basics class.

Classic Characters

AM Rig Bishop Animation Characters

Bishop 2.0

Our signature rig with detailed facial controls. Flexible, with thousands of options for body-type customization. Teaches students everything from acting to body mechanics.

Get access beginning in our Introduction to Acting class.

AM Rig Ballie Animation Characters

Ballie

A classic ball-and-legs rig used to teach students the basics of hip movement and animating biped walk cycles.

Get access beginning in our Animation Basics class.

AM Rig Tailor Animation Characters

Tailor

A classic ball-and-tail rig used to teach the basics of overlapping action, squash and stretch and secondary motion.

Get access beginning in our Animation Basics class.

AM Rig Stewie Animation Characters

Stewie

A classic body mechanics rig, the first step up from a ball with legs. Teaches students how to animate hips, chest and torso.

Get access beginning in our Body Mechanics class.