SuzdalFest / Moscow: Travel report

Ok, I am back from my trip and ready to share some results! First of all, much thanks to everyone who sent their words of support for my initiative. It was really awesome to have that feeling of being backed by whole community.  ^__^ In that travel I wasn’t alone – lead artist of Morevna […]

New version of Synfig Training Course released

I am happy to announce that we have released an update to Synfig video course! The updated version includes 3 new lessons, where I will show you: how to compose a complete scene from various files; how to use linked files; how to animate a moving background; how to create a parallax effect. I hope […]

New course: Cut-out animation in Blender

I am happy to announce that we have released a new video training course! In this course you will learn how to use Blender open-source software to create animation in cut-out technique. Many people know that Blender is a powerful tool for creating 3D animation, which turns to be a very complex resource-demanding and time-consuming […]

Russian president and animation: What happened in May 2017?

This post was a long due in my queue, but I haven’t had an opportunity to concentrate on writing it. Now it can’t postpone it any more. TL;DR: Russian government is going to provide ~$2 000 000 to support development of animation software in Russia and our efforts to redirects those funds into open-source development. […]

New developer will join Synfig development since March 2018

Big news: I have made an agreement with a new developer to join our team for developing Synfig open-source animation software. Artem Konoplin will join us in March as a second hired developer to work on most critical and highly-demanded bugs of Synfig. I will remind that since we already have one hired developer – […]

Screenshots of Ivan’s car model

Here are some working screenshots of Ivan’s car model, that is created by Nikolai Mamashev for Morevna Episode 4.  It is almost ready and will be published for free download soon!

Synfig Studio 1.3.6 released

We are happy to present you the new development version of Synfig Studio! This version delivers you the new feature – Filter Groups. Filter Groups act just like ordinary groups, with just one exceptions – they do not limit scope for layers. That means, if you put several filter layers into a Filter Group, then […]

Draft model of Ivan’s car is available for download

Nikolai Mamashev have finished the modeling routines for Ivan’s car and today we are happy to publish results of his work for free download! This model is created in Blender and is still work-in-progress. The final version will be fully textured and will include a simple rig – this is what Nikolai is working right […]

Production Report #18: First results of Nikolai’s work

Our production is in full swing and now is the time for the first report in this year! And this report is special, because it is written by me – the main artist of the project Anastasia Mayzhegisheva. This is my first report, please wish me good luck! ヽ(o^▽^o)ノ ✿ ✿ ✿ ✿ You’ve probably […]