Free Mouth Shapes Sets for Adobe Character Animator

Free Mouth Shapes Sets for Adobe Character Animator

Giving voice to your characters brings them to life. The mouth area has a highly important role in communicating emotion. Everybody agrees with how important it is that the characters are expressive. However, if you’re in the process of creating your own animated character or editing an existing one, this can certainly be a challenging task. Your puppet would need all of these mouth shapes called visemes for expressing its emotions and its smooth lipsync function.
In today’s post, we will introduce you to the free mouth shape sets for Adobe Character Animator made by GraphicMama for achieving a well-animated lipsync function for your characters and adding emotions to them.

 

In this article:
1. Frontal View Mouth Sets
1.1. Standard Frontal Mouth shapes
1.2. Additional Frontal Mouth Shapes
2. 3/4 View Mouth Sets
2.1.  Standard 3/4 View Mouth Shapes
2.2. Additional 3/4 View Mouth Shapes
3. How to import the mouth shapes into your puppet?
Bonus: Free Cartoon Eyes Set
Bonus: Free Cartoon Hands Set

 

1. Frontal View Mouth Shapes

Creating your character in a frontal view is the most common option and in this section, we will introduce you with our free frontal mouth shape packs for Character Animator.

 

1.1. Free Standard Frontal Mouth shapes

Frontal Standard Lip Sync Mouths - Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

Frontal Standard Lip Sync Mouths – Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

This pack comes with the 14 standard mouth shapes for your puppet’s lipsync function and main neutral, surprised, and smiling expressions in a frontal view.

Included files: Ai, Png | Works on Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

FREE DOWNLOAD

 

1.2. Free Additional Frontal Mouth Shapes

Frontal Additional Lip Sync Mouths - Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

Frontal Additional Lip Sync Mouths – Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

If you’re looking for your character to be more expressive, this pack is suitable for you as it includes 12 additional frontal mouth shapes such as angry, screaming, crying, laughing, and more.

Included files: Ai, Png | Works on Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

FREE DOWNLOAD

 

2. 3/4 View Mouth Shapes

If you prefer creating a character from a different angle, why not make their main pose slightly rotated in a 3/4 view? We’ve taken care of the 14 standard shape mouths for this option as well!

 

2.1.  Free Standard 3/4 View Mouth Shapes

Side View Standard Lip Sync Mouths - Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

Side View Standard Lip Sync Mouths – Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

Similar to the frontal pack, this one includes all 14 standard mouth shapes in a 3/4 view for the most comment emotions and mouth states. And it is available for free download as well.

Included files: Ai, Png | Works on Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

FREE DOWNLOAD

 

2.2. Free Additional 3/4 View Mouth Shapes

Side View Additional Lip Sync Mouths - Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

Side View Additional Lip Sync Mouths – Free Mouth Shapes set for Adobe Character Animator

Make your character extra special by adding these 12 additional 3/4 mouth shapes included in this free pack. Some of them are coming with different steps, making the emotions even more realistic.

Included files: Ai, Png | Works on Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

FREE DOWNLOAD

 

 

3. How to import the mouth shapes into your puppet?

Step 1: Download the archive and extract it
Just download the mouth pack archive and extract it to a preferred folder on your computer.

 

Step 2: Import into the source puppet file
Next, you would need to import the mouths into the design puppet file and adjust them if needed

 

Option 1: Adobe Illustrator

– Open the .ai file, select the mouths you want, and copy them (Ctrl + C).
– Open your original vector file of the puppet.
– Paste the mouths (Ctrl + V) in mouth group of your puppet.
– Resize/Rotate/Position to fit your puppet’s face.
– Save the .ai and get back to Adobe Character Animator.

 

Option 2: Adobe Photoshop

– Open your original .psd file of the puppet.
– Import the .png files of the mouths in the mouth group of your puppet.
– Resize/Rotate/Position to fit your puppet’s face.
– Rename each mouth to fit Adobe Character Animator requirements.
– Save the .psd and get back to Adobe Character Animator.

 

 

Bonus: Free Eyes Set for Adobe Character Animator

Cartoon Eyes Set for Adobe Character Animator

Eyes are important as they are windows to the character’s soul and with this in mind, we’ve prepared an additional free eye pack including 18 different eye sets.

FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Bonus: Free Cartoon Hands Set

Cartoon Hands Set for Adobe Character Animator Puppet

Free Collection of 20 hand illustrations in different states and from different angles. Just add them to your character animator puppet and he will be able to point, making thumbs up, say hello, and many more.

FREE DOWNLOAD

 

Final Words

It’s been a pleasure for us creating these free packs and we hope that they will be useful whether you’re creating a new character from scratch or just updating an existing one. Let us know what you think, your opinion is important to us!

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Lyudmil Enchev

Lyudmil is an avid movie fan which influences his passion for video editing. You will often see him making animations and video tutorials for GraphicMama. Lyudmil is also passionate for photography, video making, and writing scripts.

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