Creating animation in Synfig Studio
Creating animation in Synfig Studio. Learn how to create 2D animation with free and open-source software
The name of this course is Creating animation in Synfig Studio. The knowledge you will get with this indescribable online course is astonishing. Learn how to create 2D animation with free and open-source software.
Not only will you be able to deeply internalize the concepts, but also their application in different fields won’t ever be a problem. The instructor is Konstantin Dmitriev, Anna Orlova, one of the very best experts in this field.
Description of this course: Creating animation in Synfig Studio
Course Description In this course you will learn how to create 2D animation using Synfig Studio animation software package. Synfig Studio is a free and open-source application available for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX. Do you want to create your own animated movie, or just animated postcard, or animation for a game? You can use Synfig Studio anywhere without limitations – at home, at work or at school. Create your own animation using Synfig Studio Learn all basic principles of creating animation of Synfig Studio.Build and animate characters for your animation.Learn the basic and everyday animation skills, like face animation and walkcycle. Cutout (sprite) animation technique In this course I will show you how to create animation constructed from bitmap images. This approach is called “cutout” or “sprite” technique. Cutout technique is known to be the fastest way to create animation and at the same time it’s the easiest way to learn it. Despite it’s simplicity, the cutout technique remains very expressive and used by many creators to create exciting animation. Contents and Overview This course is created for people who would like to learn how to use Synfig Studio in a short time. It equally fits for those who just starting to learn computer animation, as well as for established artists who would like to master cutout technique with free software. The course will guide you from the very basics of application interface to the techniques of creating character animation and some advanced features. The sample files are also included, so you will be able to work alongside with instructor during the course. Also, all the lectures in the course are available for downloading and watching offline. For your convenience the course includes subtitles in English, Spanish, Italian, and French. This course is not for you if you would like to learn the technique of frame-by-frame (traditional) animation. Credits: Written and recorded by: Konstantin DmitrievTranslated by: Anna Orlova Narrated by: Terry Hancock
Requirements of this course: Creating animation in Synfig Studio
What are the requirements? You will need Synfig Studio version 1.0 or above installed. It is freely available for download here – http://synfig.org/1.0/
What will you learn in this course: Creating animation in Synfig Studio?
What am I going to get from this course? Create basic tweened animation using bitmap images (sprites) Construct and animate simple cutout characters Use skeleton to construct and animate complex characters
Target audience of this course: Creating animation in Synfig Studio
Who is the target audience? Artists who would like to use free software for animation School teachers who would like to adopt free software in the education process Anyone who would like to learn animation