Creating animation with free software

Morevna Project is an independent initiative aimed at testing and improving open-source tools by adopting them in the real animation production. As part of those activities we documenting the developed workflows and approaches to help others learn from our practices and publishing results of production as free content.

Open-source anime made with free software

How to create animation with free software

Free-licensed reusable content library

Software

Our production is based exclusively on free (open-source) software.

Synfig

Blender

Krita

Papagayo NG

RenderChan

Partners

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Follow our progress

We believe that the process of creating animation is no less interesting than the result itself. This is why we put a lot of efforts into documenting our production process. Check out the latest news below!

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RenderChan fan-art by Renaud Garcia

We’ve got a fan-art of RenderChan mascot from Renaud Garcia (France)! Renaud writes: I’am a recent Linux and free software user. Here’s my fan art (done with Krita) … for your main web page with a transparent BG, so your can re-use your actual grey BG. Of course, you can use it as you want, […]

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Stickers Artwork! (♡゚▽゚♡)

This is an artwork I have made because I wanted to have to have some stickers with Morevna characters. Now it is finally finished! You can see how they look on the final products here. Also, below you can download this image in a full quality and print them yourself for any purpose. Enjoy and rejoice! Download […]

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Fighting memory issues of Synfig

Do you use a lot images in Synfig and suffering from a heavy memory consumption? Well, I have a good news for you then! Our lead code contributor Ivan Mahonin started to fight tremendous memory usage of Synfig! And the first results are already here! For our test file (this is scene 003 from the […]

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How to use custom font style in Synfig

If you have used Text Layer in Synfig at least once, then you probably noticed that it seems to completely ignore any values of the “Font Family” parameter – the font always remains the same. This is surely a bug, but in fact there is a quick trick that allows to use custom fonts in […]

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Morevna Rag-doll by Anna Erogova

Yesterday we’ve got a cute present:  Anna Erogova made a rag-doll of Morevna! Anna is a student of our studio with a special interest to frame-by-frame animation (curently doing everything in Krita). She was responsible for all special animations of fire, smoke and liquids in the Episode 3 of Morevna. Anna also loves to do […]

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