How to make an IK driven character using the DuIK auto-rigger?

Hello and welcome to Just the Facts,  a new tutorial series from e→d films where we keep it short and simple.

For a more in-depth walk-through check out the full tutorial.

A prerequisite for this lesson is that you already have a working knowledge of After Effects. You should know your way around the interface and should know how to install and access plugins and scripts. So let’s get started.

Step 1:

    This one’s easy. Import your character. You want to have it set to retain layer sizes.

Step 2:

    Rename your joints or bone layers correctly.

Step 3:

    Adjust the anchor points.

Step 4:

    Parent all your non-bone layers.

Step 5:

    Create the rig.

Step 6:

    Test your rig!

For a more in-depth walk-through check out the full tutorial.