Synfig Studio 1.3.3 released

New development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! List of changes: Fix inactive elements in “Window” menu (issue #349). Fix rendering of animated GIF with Magick++ target on Linux. Fix: filename with international characters not saved in “Recent Files” menu. Fix crash with XP-Pen G540 tablet (issue #351). UI translations updated.

Introducing Papagayo-NG

I am happy to announce the release of Papagayo-NG 1.4.0 – a new version and new name of Papagayo lipsync software. With this release we are rebranding our version of Papagayo to Papagao-NG, thus indicating it as completely independent from the version provided by Lost Marble. The new release 1.4.0 is shipped as installer for […]

Synfig Studio 1.3.2 (development)

New development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! List of changes: Fix support for graphic tablets in Windows version (issue #241). Initial value of quality in Preview Dialog now always set to 1.0 (now independent from current zoom level). Fixed export to GIF using Magick++ module (Windows and Linux). Fixed incomplete GUI localization […]

OpenToonz builds updated

On March 29th we have published a new update for our OpenToonz packages (for Windows and Linux). This update delivers a bunch of fixes and improvements for MyPaint brushes. Check them all below.

Pepper & Carrot voicing contest results

Dear friends! The second round of Pepper & Carrot voicing contest is closed now and I am happy to announce the winners! Much thanks to everyone who dedicated their time for participating in the contest. My special regards to the ones who made it to the second round – it was really hard competition and […]

Pepper & Carrot Voicing contest: Schedule extended

Quick update about Pepper & Carrot Voicing Contest: the work with participants of the second round takes more time than we expected, so we have to shift our schedule and take one more week. Please expect the results announced on March 30th. We will do our best to arrange award payments in time on March […]

Important fix for OpenToonz (Windows only)

A few days ago we have published our testing builds of OpenToonz with MyPaint brushes. Unfortunately, the Windows build got a nasty bug, which leads to incorrect saving of raster levels. Our developer Ivan Mahonin have fixed this bug now and updated version is available for download. This update is strongly recommended for all windows […]

What is Toonz Raster Level?

What is “Toonz Raster Level” and how it is differs from regular “Raster Level”? Well, it is hard to describe the benefits in one sentence. In general it is like “bitmap drawing with blackjack” – you get better control on your artwork. When you paint on “Toonz Raster Level” application stores additional information about your […]

OpenToonz with MyPaint brushes available for download

Our developer Ivan Mahonin published first testing packages of OpenToonz, featuring MyPaint brushes integration! The installation packages are available for Windows and Linux operating systems. Ivan is working on integrating MyPaint brushes into OpenToonz animation software. This work is made possible thanks to many OpenToonz community members, who supported our bounty for this feature. Recently […]

Toonz Raster Level now works in Linux builds

Good news for Linux users of OpenToonz – Toonz Raster Level now available within AppImage builds! In previous builds all attempt to create new level of “Toonz Raster Level” type caused application to crash. Our developer Ivan Mahonin have fixed this and now you can use this special level type in your work. The fix […]

MyPaint brushes integration is coming to OpenToonz

In January 2017 we have posted a bounty to integrate MyPaint brushes in OpenToonz. Thanks to support of many community members, the bounty reached its goal and our hired developer Ivan Mahonin started to work on implementing that feature. Actually, he is already got first working version. See screenshots below and source code here. Right […]

New animation: “What is Etiquette 3D”

We are happy to publish one more work made by our studio – “What is etiquette 3D”. This is a stereoscopic animated music video produced by DaNi Vision film company. All animation  for this video made using free software by the team of Morevna Project. “What is etiquette 3D” is an educational animation for kids, […]

Pepper & Carrot voicing contest is closed now!

The contest for English voicing of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic is closed now! We received 16 awesome submissions in total – 6 submissions for Pepper and 10 for Mayor. Now we’re proceeding to selection phase. We will carefully review each entry before the 10th of March and choose 3 candidates to participate in the […]

Pepper & Carrot Production Report #3 – 30 minutes of working process

Here is a screencast showing 30 minutes of my typical workday in Blender within production of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic. By this moment the Artwork Painting routines completed by 85%, animation works are follow closely – they are at 75% done by now. Also remember, that we are running a contest for English voicing, […]