Learning Best Websites for Free 3D Animation Rigs by The Scout 21 days ago 3 min read A list of websites where your able to download free rigged characters from beginners to the more advanced rigs.For BeginnersThese are great rigs if you're just starting out learning 3d animation. Animation MentorStewart and Squirrels are professional-quality rigs that are available to people wanting to learn animation.Flour sackFree simple flour sack rig for practicing your animation. A good place to start to learn the basic principles of animation.Ultimate RigsA collection of free Maya rigs that will keep you focused on learning physical movements. This way you won't be tempted to do dialogues or facial animation. You need to walk before you run ;)Maya 3D Animation RigsA collection of Maya rigs that have been created by industry pros or studios that are free to download.Agora Studios have some Maya industry professional rigs that you can use for free. Used primarily for AnimChallenge. Twigs was rigged by friends of The Rookies - Dr Reel.Note: Rigs aren't to be used for any commercial work.Robot RBT10RIG.IT.net was founded in 2015 by Jakub Krompolc who has more than 10 years as Rigging TD at various industry leading companies. There is a cool robot character that you can download for free.Sam & Amy's RigSam & Amy Rigs are a set of rigs made by Gabriel Salas.Dana & David character rigs also by Gabriel SalasGetting Riggy with it!Created by students for student. Students from USV created some free rigs that have been made with the guidance of industry-experienced professors.Sony Pictures AnimationThe kind folks over at Sony Animation were kind enough to give away a Hotel Transylvania Zombie Rig. Personal use only.Malcolm 2.0From AnimSchoolANIM PROPSAnimProps is a website where 2D and 3D artists can create an account for free to share, sell or purchase artwork. A big resource for animation rigs.Kit Rig (Free)Built by ColossusBuilt By Colossus Rigs are free and paid Maya rigs available for download. Founded and run by Roman Jeffery.Character modeler and Indie game creator Christoph (The Stoff) Schoch has lots of free rigs you can download.Blender 3D Animation RigsA collection of Blender rigs that have been created by the Blender community or professionals.VincentRainProugAlways check to make sure these rigs are fine to use and give credit to the creators. If you're a student and use these rigs in your demo reel then make sure to declare that you didn't model or rig the characters/assets. Share your thoughts on this post Read more posts by this author The Scout I'm part machine, part human, with a little sprinkle of unicorn tears thrown in to help me better understand the CG world. The link has been copied!