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Fridays with Ricardo

A couple of weeks ago I saw an advertisement for an event on Google Plus. It was for an animation workshop using open-source software presented…

A significant Synfig setback

Did you ever do something stupid like drive your car for two weeks with the emergency brake on without realizing it, resulting in a damaged…

Misty available for switch layers

Synfig now has the capability of creating switch layers. If you’ve never heard of switch layers before, it’s great for cut-out characters. The gist is…

Understanding Z Depth in Synfig

It’s been a while since writing an entry or working in Synfig, and now I’m back doing both. I missed using Synfig over the past…

Synfig: Library How-To

Working with libraries Understanding libraries was pretty easy so far thanks to Ricardo Gra├ža and Quadro Chave. I can’t thank them enough for everything they’ve…

Synfig and Advanced Outlines

New and Improved This is a product innovation that can be described as “new and improved.” For anyone who has ever longed for easily creating…

Gitting New Things Daily

Today I downloaded files from Lungching that he created illustrating Synfig libraries. They were a great help for me and I highly encourage those of…

Synfig How To: Bones Trick for Cut-Out Character

Quadro Chave is the Bomb! Quadro Chave’s nice enough to have their Synfig discoveries online on Vimeo. While watching their videos, I picked up a…

More Terminology

Hi there. I included a blurb under my terminology post because I was totally lost while reading the Synfig wiki and running into the term…

Synfig How To: Making a Cut-Out Character

I compiled these notes from the cut-out tutorial on the tutorial page for Synfig. They use an imported png images in order to create a…

Thumbalina: My Cut-Out Character for Synfig

Today I reviewed how to create a cut-out character for Synfig and created Thumbalina to explain the process. In the next couple days I’ll be…

Synfig Terminology

Words Words Words Learning the “language” of a software program is the cornerstone for comprehension. Once you can language through a process, it helps with…

Flower Tutorial Hick Up (AVERTED)

Update! Genete, one of the Synfig Gods and all around great guy, did some research and found out that there is a glitch that’s broke…

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