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Category: Misty Nikkers

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…

New feet and hands for Misty

Today I made some headway and was able to finish Misty’s hand positions for her front view. I think that I’ll be able to reuse…

Using GIT for Misty

I was introduced to GIT over a year ago by a fellow Synfig user and programmer extraordinaire, Lungching. Last week he demoed the benefits of…

Clothing Ideas for Misty

In between working on Misty’s new feet and poses over the past weekend. I started trying out different clothing options for Misty. The cover up…

Misty and MyPaint

While I was working on all of Misty’s different poses in Synfig, I got sidetracked and started playing in a sweet open source painting program…

Clothes for Misty

Underwear-clad Misty Misty, the character that I’ve been working on for my first Synfig animation, has been only dressed in under garments since her inception….

Love Interest for Misty

Stanly Cumberbun is the new character on the block So with all the work  on Misty, I thought that I can’t be the only man…

Test Lip-Sync

Giving Misty a voice Yesterday morning I thought it would be fun to test the mouths that I recently created for Misty. I tried to…

Charting a Path

Progress! So Misty is finally getting her facial expressions together. I still need to work on the body, hand and feet charts, but she’s getting…

New Character Design

Misty needs a nemesis—enter Kitty Nikkers While I’ve been working on the different mouth charts for Misty—which I need to post—I started to think of…

Misty Turns the Other Cheek

After spending the past week working on how to make libraries in Synfig, I finally was able to start working on all the different body…

Notes for Cut-Out Animation Step-by-Step

I actually found these notes I created in 2010 for creating a cut-out character taken from the tutorial on the Synfig site. I’ll read and…

Excited About New Sketches

I’m nervous about relearning Synfig. I know that it probably won’t take long to get back up to speed, but I know how much time…

Starting the Body Rotation Chart

Here is the frontal view. This morning I started sketch what the rotation looks like. I don’t know if I’m going to have a facial…

Eyebrow Chart

Simple as it seems, it’s still nice to have everything charted out on paper to see the progress. I’m excited to get started on new…

Mouth Chart: Added Mouths

Here is the front view of Misty now finished up for mouths. I’ll be working on a three-quarter view next. I have to also start…

Eye Chart for Misty

I don’t know why I didn’t start making these charts sooner. At a glance you can see what you’re missing.

Mouth Charts: Front View

Here is a JPG of the frontal mouth shots that I’ve done for Misty so far. I’m also going to make charts for eyebrows, eyes…

Back in Charge!

Nameless For the past two years, I’ve been working on this character with more stops than starts. While creating this character for an animation, I…