Give Life to 2D

Useful external links

Introducing user pages of Live2D tutorials and making of Live2D model.

【Learn by book】
Live2D Technic Guide for Beginner The book for beginners to start Live2D. Introducing what Live2D enable and how to create it.

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Unity5+Live2D Development for Novel and Adventure Game The book contain a tutorial how to create Live2D model, embedding Live2D model to novel game and more.

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【Learn by video】
The tutorial that use the Live2D now A tutorial video of structure and tools of Live2D and creating a model for the beginners.

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How to work from PSD to Live2D and FaceRig - Part 1 A 2-part of non editing video instruction of importing PSD file, modeling and embedding to FaceRig.

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"The Moment" Live2D Workflow A fast-forwarding video of how to create a work "The Moment" that is created by award winner GHIRO in 2016. It contains lots of topics about Cubism Editor workflow and a way to create composite using AE and CINEMA 4D.

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【FaceRig+Live2D】The way to Anyone can be 2D lovely girl (jpeg conversion) 【Japanese subtitle】 A 7min tutorial of how to create FaceRig model from JPEG image by foreign user. (Japanese Subtitle)

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Time to use Live2D session A tutorial video which understand the structure of Live2D with enjoyment. You can download PSD file which is used in a tutorial so that watching tutorial with touching the file also recommended.

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Make a move "AKANE-chan" by Live2D A 10 hours of tutorial describing drawing, modeling and animation for voiceroid's works.(Fast-forward 45 times) Don't miss the works which posted on niconico!

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Try moving own drawing with Live2D A brief summary video of creating original file by Clip Studio Paint , using template function to model it easily and trying to move with viewer. Recommended for the inexperienced artist who thinks that "want to bring my drawing to life" with Live2D.

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【Learn by Web】
GALVAS diary Clearly guide you various things about the Live2D.

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Live2D Staff Blog There are staff picks pages which explaining how to use FaceRig+Live2D module and advance.

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Hachachi-teki-na Introducing useful information when you create a model, developping work and more. There is a very handy inverted reference for Live2D.

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How to create Live2D avatar for FaceRig A 7-part of tutorial how to move face expression of self 2D art. Describing from notes when you drawing to usage of FaceRig by images in detail. However it introduces creating PNG texture file manually, it can be replaced that direct importing PSD file in many cases.

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【Learn in English】
The making of Tabatha Veazie - Animated 2D portrait This is a 5-part Live2D making of a Novell game called "Herald" which became a hot topic on Kickstarter made in Netherlands. Please be aware that this is using Cubism Editor 2.0 so that some part of this tutorial are currently automating.

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Modeling 101 & other tips A community thread describes spliting layers from original PSD file and Cliping mask during modeling in a practical way.

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Getting started with Live2D & useful links. The summary of external links for the beginner who wants to learn Live2D with FaceRig.

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imst YouTube Channel Over 50 Live2D tutorials on the channel. Both beginner and advanced user who speaks English can't miss this!

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Photoshop to Live2D Tutorial - Tidying up photoshop (Part .1) A 6-part of tutorial which very politely explains workflow from preparing illustration, modeling on Photoshop to development on Unity or Android.

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【Learn in Chinese】
【live2d Cubism2.0入门级教程】part1 A 7-part of tutorial which explains making original picture using "SAI" and modeling into details. However this tutorial use Cubism Editor 2.0 so that creating texture file and assign to polygon manually is not required in the 3 videos of first half.

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Live2D Chinese Tutorial 1 A Trailer of mainly describing how to separate by layer on Photoshop.

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