Anime Character Design and Animation: A Stable Diffusion, Photoshop and After Effects Tutorial | Pt2



Ever wanted to make and animate an anime character? Well now you can! In this 2 part tutorial I’ll show you how I use Stable Diffusion & Automatic1111 to source the foundation of an anime character. Then I’ll show the process of taking that image into Photoshop, refining it, taking it back into Automatic1111s img2img for inpainting.

You’ll see the entire process of refinement, using a variety of Photoshops tools, until we have both a character and a background we’re happy to take into After Effects for animation.

◆ TUTORIAL LINKS ◆

🎨 | PART 01
‘In the first part I teach you how to generate the character and prepare it for animation.’
https://youtu.be/HBfSVXjNtTA

🤖 | STABLE DIFFUSION AUTOMATIC1111 LAZY TUTORIALS
‘A quick no nonsense playlist to help get you started with Stable Diffusion and Automatic1111’
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLl

🤗 | HUGGING FACE
‘Where you can get your Stable Diffusion model files’
https://huggingface.co/NiteStormz/Pro

💬 | DISCORD
‘Pretty empty right now but the aim’s to eventually have it as a creative network where people can share insights into art and tech’
https://discord.gg/HNecqYUwZT

◆ CHAPTERS ◆

Intro – 00:00
Making A Depth Map – 00:12
Setting Up After Effects – 00:49
Moving Anchor Points – 01:35
Rigging The Character – 02:45
First Animations – 03:40
Puppet Pin – 05:10
Animating Eyes – 05:53
Rotating Puppet Pins – 07:53
Puppet Pin Hair – 08:39
Masking & Offsetting The Hair – 09:28
Puppet Pin Body – 10:32
Electricity Sword Animation – 10:55
Volumetric Lighting – 14:10
Additional Envato Elements – 15:10
Color Grade – 15:43

◆ MUSIC ◆
Kitrano – Sentient
Kitrano – Slow Evening
Less Gravity – Press Start
Liquify – Afternoon
Liquify – Midnight
Magiksolo – Astra
Man with Roses – Afternoon
Ottom – Komorebi
Ottom – Quiet Street

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Building a channel takes a lot of work and I wouldn’t be able to do it without all the support, so it’s much appreciated!

◆ LINKS ◆

SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0iryLKSMqCRmYx0niXqc0x?si=qiI-PEWLScG-yK3OYbKTJQ
CREDITS: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6382359/?ref_=fn_al_nm_3

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Duration: 00:16:23

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