Here are the frequently asked questions. Please check this page for any common queries.

Contact us at info@create3dcharacters.com for further information.


After Payment How Long Should I Wait For Access?


Access to the site is immediate after PayPal/Stripe verifies your payment. You’ll get instant site access so you can view the tutorials and download all files immediately.


Can I Keep Tools/Rigs After Leaving Subscription?


Yes, all downloadable files on the site, including rigs, models, and Zoo Tools Pro, have no expiry dates.

The download links will expire after leaving the subscription, so save your files to safe locations.

You may upgrade at any stage by rejoining the subscription at any time.

Zoo Tools Pro 2, our suite of tools/hotkeys and settings, have a full commercial license and may be used at home and work/school.

The license is for you as a single user.


What Is The Price Of A Company Site License?


Please contact us to purchase company wide licenses.



Can I Cancel My $10 Subscription At Any Time?


Yes, you can cancel anytime. Your subscription will expire at the end of your billing cycle. So if you were to sign up and cancel immediately, you still access for one month.


How Can I Cancel My Subscription?


See the Subscription Page for full details on how to subscribe and resubscribe.


If I Re-Signup After Cancelling, Do I need to Pay The $40 Signup Price Again?


You’ll only pay the signup price of $40.

You can cancel your subscription and then re-subscribe at any time for $10 per month.

See the Subscription Page for full details


Can I Access My Subscription After Cancellation


Once canceled, you have one month from the date of your last payment to download the tools and assets and enjoy the tutorials.

After that time, your access to the video pages and download links will finish.

Your account information is still accessible, so you can easily renew later with the same login and payment details.

Renewing your subscription after cancellation is $10 and does not incur the initial $40 fee.

Private Facebook Group access does not expire.


I’ve Paid, But I Cannot Access The Content


You should receive a confirmation email within a few minutes of purchase.

If you cannot access the content immediately, check the following.

1. Ignore the “Processing” message in your member area; since the site is a Subscription, this is correct. Navigate to a page, and you should be able to access it.

2. Try a different browser. Some web plugins, particularly VPN plugins, can make it seem like you are not browsing a page at create3dcharacters.com, triggering our security. Disable any web plugins that may be interfering with website domain names.

3. Check you signed up with the right email; some customers have made typing mistakes. Please email us to check.

Please contact us with any issues at info@create3dcharacters.com.

We’ve had thousands of customers without any issues.


A Video Has An Error On A Page


We use the streaming service Vimeo.com to stream all of our videos.

Rarely a video may not load correctly; refresh the page to fix any video-embed issues.


Are There Examples Of Your Training Material?


Example free pages are…

Maya: Renderer Quickstart – Arnold Redshift and Renderman

ZBrush For Maya Users Block

ZBrush For Maya Users Sculpt

We edit our tutorials to the point; the videos come with notes, timestamp information, hotkey, and menu items for every video. We’ve designed the site so you can browse and retrieve information efficiently.


Can I Buy Rigs/Zoo Tools Outright?


Create3dCharacters.com rigs and Zoo Tools Pro come with the Site Subscription, so there is no need to purchase them separately.

You can purchase a monthly subscription and cancel straight away.

1. Downloadable rigs/other assets and Zoo Tools Pro have no time limit, so don’t lose your files!

2. You can join and cancel your subscription straight away. See the Subscription Page .

3. After cancelling, you get access for one month from your last payment, and you can download all site content.

4. If you wish to receive tool or asset updates after canceling, you will need to re-subscribe temporarily to download new updates for $10.

If you would like to purchase Zoo Tools Pro outright, please email us info@create3dcharacters.com.


Is the new Zoo2 Auto-Rigger included?


Hive our new auto-rigger is included with Zoo Tools Pro. Hive is currently in alpha and it’s improving rapidly, check our Latest News page for the latest updates.


Do you support V-Ray?


We are now supporting V-Ray in our shader tools.

For a full list of V-Ray support within our tools see this Google Spreadsheet .


Community Groups


We are also encouraging everyone to use Discord, our discord server is here . It is open to the public.

The Facebook Group is for all Create 3d Character customers you’ll receive an invite to the page after purchasing.


What Files Can I Download?


As a Subscriber, you’ll receive download access immediately to all files in the subscription area; this includes rigs, assets/presets, Zoo Tools Pro, and training material on each page.


What Should My Skill Level Be For The Current Courses?


The training is not for total beginners at the moment. You should have some current 3d experience to find the courses useful.

The current training is not designed for total beginners. Your 3d experience doesn’t have to be in Maya; any 3d experience will do; it can be basic or in another package. You may need a more beginner course if you’ve never used a 3d program before.

We’ve had a lot of feedback from professionals upgrading skills. Those wanting to retrain in a new area or update skills in an area they may have covered previously.


Are Private Lessons Available?


Yes, Andrew’s teaching online private courses.

Email info@create3dcharacters.com for more information.

Lessons are roughly $85USD per hour, and students have the best results with one hour class every two weeks.


I’ve Forgotten My Password, And I Can’t Retrieve It?


Retrieving your password is easy. Simply click here and type your email as the username. You must use the email you used when you first signed up.

A link will be sent to you. Please be patient if it takes a little while; also check your spam inbox in case of filters!

Once you have the link, you must use a secure password; weak passwords won’t work; please double-check that.


I’ve Received No Confirmation Emails After Purchase?


You should receive a confirmation email within a few minutes of purchase. Please check your spam filters if not.

If you still have not received your confirmation, please can email info@create3dcharacters.com.


Can I use Zoo Tools Pro 1 and Zoo Tools Pro 2 Together?


Zoo Tools Pro Version 1 and 2 are not compatible. We have videos on the site explaining how to switch between the two versions; it only takes a couple of minutes.

We are exclusively using Zoo Tools Pro Version 2, version 1 is officially depreciated. Most of our tutorials still use Zoo Tools Pro 1 though the hotkeys and workflows are identical or improved in Zoo 2.

Email us if you have questions about where to find a specific tool in the new Zoo Tools.




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