Synfig Tutorial: Converters

A few months ago, as part of our fundraising campaign for Synfig optimization, we got a generous contribution from Anonymous sponsor, who have claimed a “Video Tutorial” reward.  And the video tutorial is finally here! In this lesson you will learn: What is Converters. How to use them for creating automatic animation. Three most useful […]

Creating lipsync with Synfig Studio and Papagayo

In the context of our work on the new episode of Morevna we have asked our developer Ivan Mahonin to implement an integration of Synfig Studio with Papagayo lipsync software. This feature is ready now and available in the latest development builds of Synfig. We have recorded a quick video tutorial to demonstrate it in […]

Free Software Humanization

A little secret about Anastasia Majzhegisheva. In her spare time she is working on a mini-animation about Morevna Project. As part of this work she did a human representation of our software tools. Check them out below!

Sources of Synfig Training Course released!

Many of our readers probably know, that Morevna Project is responsible for creation of Synfig Training Course. The course was born as result of our experience in teaching animation and was made for the people who would like to learn Synfig animation software in a short time. Unlike most of our products, the course is […]

Skeleton Template (with IK)

We are publishing a modification of original Stickman template, with a special configuration simulating inverse kinematics (IK) for legs. Download It can be used as a standalone template or a Synfig Plugin. You can read more about Synfig plugins here. The license is CC Zero (Public Domain) – no attribution required. Enjoy!

Custom switch controllers in Synfig

In our character template we have a custom widget to switch mouth heads and hands. This is very helpful for animation process. Several people asked me asked how to setup those custom widgets for their own animations, so I have created a small video tutorial about it.

Synfig Studio 1.0 released

Our project reached a significant milestone with the release of Synfig Studio version 1.0! Synfig Studio is the main animation tool for Morevna, so we put a special emphasis on contributing to this software. In collaboration with other Synfig contributors and hired developer Ivan Mahonin the development took 21 months and this is the most […]

Synfig development news

This month we have put much efforts contributing to Synfig project, so I decided to make a separate post about it. First thing, that took a lot of our time is a new Training Package for Synfig (I was already writing about it in my first production report). By this moment we have completed the […]

LGM 2013 report & afterthoughts

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) As many of you know, this April I was happy to attend the Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) event in Madrid – the largest conference for free software graphics application users and developers. Much thanks to all community members who made this trip possible! It took some time for me […]

Character Template Tutorial

Hola! We understand that the published character template is pretty much unuseful without a tutorial. So, here I’m publishing a screencast recorded from my workshop at LGM. You can download the full tutorial in ogg-theora format here: http://archive.org/details/SynfigCharacterTemplateTutorial Enjoy!