Weekly progress

It’s the last days of keyframes drawing campaign and this week was especially interesting, because besides of usual drawing of Ivan and Morevna Nikolay was working on the shots where we have many new characters. They all are appear in the Demo only once or twice, but some of them will play a significant role […]

Weekly Progress

Again, I will be short. Our keyframes drawing phase is coming to an end – there’s only 9 days left. Still a lot to do, but it’s almost finished. To be honest I already can’t wait to put all those images into Synfig and see how it all will look vectorized and tweened! See latest […]

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Weekly progress

I will not write much today. It’s only two weeks left before deadline, so we are in hurry to finish all keyframes to the date. This week was a very productive, BTW. ^__^ Stay tuned! Latest Images

Making headturn guides in Synfig

Some folks say that my previous video (the one about creating headturn guides) was too fast. And that making it’s hard to figure out what’s going on. So here I posting another screencast without timelapse.

Cheating

Today I want to talk a little about the ways we cheat at drawing. ^__^ When you start drawing a characters you usually have “front” and “side” concept reference images. And when you need 3/4 view at some gradation it’s always a bit tricky part. And here’s Synfig to the rescue! No, it’s not a […]

Weekly progress

OK, I hope everyone had a great 1st of April day. And I hope you enjoyed our little joke. I want to assure everyone who cares about the project – we don’t plan to turn everything into “Nazar Style”. Though, the funniest part of this joke is that it wasn’t a pure joke at all […]

Meet Nazar The Brave

I guess you have tired to see a boring production sheets in my every weekly blog post, so this time we have prepared something special. Those who read the screenplay might remember that Marya Morevna have a brother – Nazar The Brave. He is also appears in two shots of the Demo so we can’t […]

Weekly report

Here’s one more week passed by. For some reasons this was a kind of hard week. From one side the non-stop-drawing mode starting to tell – as result of psychological exhausting the process turns into routine and drawings get looking dull and unfacy loosing their creative tune. At the beginning of passed week we have spend […]

Meet you at LGM!

Today I’ve got the confirmation that my talk for Libre Graphics Meeting was accepted! That means you have a real chances to meet me among the other visitors of this awesome event during 2-5 May in Vienna. My talk will be about Remake – our build system for animation projects. I’m going to give some […]