I make use of Blender a lot for my children’s book apps, mostly for 2D style work.
I thought it would be good to build and rig a pair of characters using Inkscape, the fabulous “images as planes” importer and standard rigging.
updated animation promoted to the first post so you don’t have to dig for it
Here is a WIP of where I have arrived so far. Fairly flexible rigs with texture swapping.
Character (Ron) split out in Inkscape.
A screen capture of my rigs and workflow.
Now, to refine the rigs and start the most daunting task… ANIMATION!