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.
Our production is based exclusively on free (open-source) software.
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!
Much thanks to all contributors! Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic goes in production!
Animation artist of our studio Nikolai Mamashev presented a quick demonstration video, made from two artwork panels of Pepper and Carrot web-comic by David Revoy.
Burning Mechanic Sister. Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]