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!

2016-10-28-i-k

Koschei Humanization

Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file (⌒‿⌒)   

2016-09-18

Feelings

  Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file (⌒ω⌒)

opentoonz-cli

How to use OpenToonz CLI

Did you know that OpenToonz have CLI tools? CLI stands for “command-line interface” and it might happen to be a big help to automate your tasks. Let me introduce you: “tcleanup”, “tcomposer”, “tconverter”, “tfarmcontroller” and “tfarmserver”. If you compile OpenToonz from source, then CLI tools are installed to your system as separate binary files. But […]

2016-11-02-mechanic-2

Cold autumn

Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file

2016-11-02-mechanic-3

Artwork: “Mechanic”

  Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file

Scene composed for animatic.

Pepper & Carrot Production Report #1

Hello, everyone! My name is Nikolai Mamashev and here goes an update about my work on animated version of  “Pepper & Carrot” web-comic by David Revoy. As the production started, my first and primary task was creation of animatic. Animatic is a basic draft of the final work. Usually it is composed from draft drawings […]

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