• May 04, 2011
  • Blender 2.5x
  • Render: Blender Internal
  • Creator: VMComix
  • License: CC-0
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A cartoony human character with a full user interface found in the sidebar for the face.


  • blendermanster998 profile picture

    love it :P the best rig i'v seen :mrgreen: did you get the face rig from David Words face rig tutorial :?: way din't you put clothing on him 8O

    Written May 04, 2011
  • VMComix profile picture

    Well I saw his tutorial, which helped a bit but I already knew how to make face rigs. I might put clothes on him later but if you want to do it yourself all you really have to do is duplicate a part of the mesh, make it a separate object and then hide that area with a mask modifier in the original object so that you can't see it through the clothing.

    Written May 04, 2011
  • sky_D profile picture


    thank you very much for sharing Porl. I am having lots of fun with him!

    Edited May 06, 2011
  • VMComix profile picture

    @Guy just hover your cursor over the slider and press i to create a keyframe.

    Written May 19, 2011
  • PeeDee76 profile picture

    hi i just want to thank you for sharing this absolutely amazing rig. It is very user friendly and everything works just as it should. it must have taken you a long time to build this, and you are very generous to share it. have you any plans on releasing another??? female maybe or animal??Again, thanks for sharing.

    Written June 08, 2011
  • VMComix profile picture

    @Blender noob pd yes I'm going to make more versions of him later on. I actually do have another one which I'll post soon.

    Written June 11, 2011
  • VMComix profile picture


    Select the face bone, which is just above his forehead, press N and scroll down to where it says Eyes. If you can't see any switches then make sure your Armature name is Porl_Rig and not Porl_Proxy or something.

    Written July 03, 2011
  • ninjadiaries profile picture

    Whenever I open the rig, the hip twists up

    Written July 26, 2011
  • well Dunne Productions profile picture
    well Dunne Productions

    @ Sam watterson, hi sam i read your ?, i didnt create this marvelous rig , to but to keep hands in place wile moving body, you need to switch to Inverse Kinematics ( I.K) . IF you pose your figure in pose required e.g do a simple pose with his arms extended straight out in front of his body and hands positioned up against a plane or object. now move his body ( important not the root bone, as ik hands are usually parented to the root). I havent checked the rigs bone names before writing this but the bone you'll need to move him forward, is usually placed around the hip region, play with the rig and find which bone makes him 'jump' but leaves the ik hand controls in place in place. This is the simple answer to show you the basics of how it works , but it will help you understand the proscess a little better. ill have a quick look at the rig and write another (short lol) comment including names of bones etc.

    Written October 06, 2011
  • well Dunne Productions profile picture
    well Dunne Productions

    ok when you load pori, find switch panel to his right, switch on ik arms both left and right. youll then see the ik hand controllers. at the very top of this panel is 2 sliders, switch them both to ik, after posinfg etc the bone i failed to named is in fact called pelvis. Try follow above now. If you still struggle put a comment under one of my inferior rigs, so as to save comment space on vm comix comment section. hope i helped a little

    Written October 06, 2011
  • artzuza profile picture

    hI VMComix, i have used this rig (i have meade some modification on it ) in this animation excercise, and i have give you credits for the character & Rig. hope you like it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBhPWWiY8KI

    Written February 11, 2013
  • BS profile picture

    I so much like this blend. I use Porl for my Ninja-Game.

    Written August 28, 2013
  • s1n86d profile picture


    Written September 20, 2013
  • slimsnexus profile picture

    how do I move his mouth?

    Written February 13, 2014
  • cubefox profile picture

    THIS is by far the most awesome blender rig i Have EVER seen!!!!!! thank you sooo much for sharing it!!

    Written March 07, 2014
  • gianpierozazoo profile picture


    Written June 24, 2018
  • haritsabyan123@gmail.com profile picture

    Wow,it is so amazing, but naked

    Written June 18, 2020
  • chazrockfool profile picture

    Excellent! I have used this in my classes. Its wonderful! Thank you so much for creating this.

    Written July 27, 2021