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Hello
Just enquiring if anyone might know if it is possible to export straight out of designer into Crazytalk pipeline using PSD for G3 characters template? 
Thanks I'm advance.
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Hi Spaceman - Happy New Year!  It stands to reason that as long as you follow all the same development/design rules (meaning, I think, primarily - starting with the supplied template and respecting the layer naming requirements) that you would if you were using either Photoshop or Affinity Photo and exporting your design as a PSD file, then you should be fine using Affinity Designer too, since PSD is one of the standard export options.

I've got both Affinity apps and upgraded to Pipeline a few months back, but have been putting off experimenting with creating my own characters - until now.  I did a brief test earlier using Designer, exported the PSD file and brought it into CTA.  In spite of the fact I haven't actually read any of the "G3 Character Creation White Paper" and really don't know what I'm doing(!), I managed to get a rudimentary character into Composer Mode.



I really must go read that white paper now…

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I've no problem with PSD export/import using Affinity Designer after installing the quick fix for PSD export features.
But certain characters are still having problems eg. cats. 
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Thanks guys and happy new year!
I've been using Drawplus 8 and exporting each body part to Affinity Photo using the PSD template which is a massive time saver for character creation, turning all my G2 characters to G3.

To be able to create a character in one program (designer) and export straight to Crazytalk would speed up the process even more. And its on sale.
Thanks for your input guys, I think I will take the plunge.

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Those characters in your signature look great! Do you have a link to some of your work?


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Hello Rick
Glad you like the characters, they are from an adult cartoon I am working on! A very rough inappropriate and possibly offensive pilot episode is here.
(but learnt so much making it!!)
I have now gone back to the drawing board and I am creating a better animated first episode over the next few months.
Thanks
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First test completed using Affinity Designer to create G3 character.
Front, Side and 3-4 views, Highly recomended!

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This video may be helpful

https://youtu.be/y7jewO_gAYU

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Thanks Toonmanbill,
I got it all working! I have now nearly completed first G2 character using designer and  drawplus!!
Will post results soon!!
https://forum.reallusion.com/uploads/images/fa25800b-1ca4-46ed-8954-ab5e.gif
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I am looking forward to the results!
Cheers!

Save the spaceman (2/5/2018)
Thanks Toonmanbill,
I got it all working! I have now nearly completed first G2 character using designer and  drawplus!!
Will post results soon!!
https://forum.reallusion.com/uploads/images/fa25800b-1ca4-46ed-8954-ab5e.gif





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