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.
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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!
Hey, dear Linux user, do you use OpenToonz? Great! Does your vector lines looks jagged and ugly? Well, congratulations – you are affected by anti-aliasing bug! This issue is related with particular videocard drivers, such as Intel, ATI and Nouveau. It is described in detail here. But wait, don’t click! There is really no need […]
Today is 30th of May and it’s a birthday of Morevna Project. Hard to believe – it’s been exactly 9 years, since morevnaproject.org got online and I published a first post on this blog. morevnaproject.org is born It is really fun to remember how it all began, awesome to see how far it got and […]
Several weeks ago we already announced a winners of our voicing contest for English voicing of Pepper & Carrot. Now I am happy to introduce you the full voicing cast: …and here is a piece of final English mix, with an awesome music by Grégoire Lourme – it’s just arrived from the dubbing studio of […]
Here is a quick animated TV noise effect made in Synfig. It is really simple to reuse it for your own works – just download source template file and put any image (or Synfig animation) instead of “sample.png”.
This is the credits scroll for upcoming Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic (both English and Russian version). To all contributors and sponsors: please take your time to review and make sure your name is attributed properly. Your corrections are welcome until Monday 29th May 2017, 23:59 GMT extended to Saturday 3rd June 2017, 23:59 GMT. […]
As I have mentioned earlier, in additional to English version of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic we will release Russian version as well. And now I would like to introduce you the Russian voicing cast:
The premiere of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic is quickly approaching! And at current stage of production we are ready to accept translations for subtitles. The subtitles are published on GitHub and your contributions are welcome through pull requests. Please make sure to look at the general instructions before you start contributing.
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.