Calculator time

Sometimes it is very difficult to calculate the long of the time in an animation. For this found a very good program for the terminal dateutils that has several tools between them dateutils.ddiff

Perspective with synfig

The flat moves of horizontal way, in a loop, that perspective thanks to the tool of warp in synfig.

Animation with bones in vectors

Using the Layout, drawing of the scene, as basic tread the leg in vectors using inkscape Open the project of Synfig Studio generated with inkscape Order the layers and name the able no appointed. It add a layer of bones deformation Animated bones

Play sounds recorded with audacity

When one does big days of recording the track of audio of audacity can mix a bit. So sometimes it is preferable use a play of commandline to listen all the recorded and select the recording that more likes us. play –channels 1 –rate 48000 *.au This worked me perfectly with sounds of 48KHz recorded […]

DIY Animation Pegbar

So much for animation as for scan uses the Pegbar of animation, that serves us to keep the leaves all together, to be able to encourage and be able to them flip.

Timecode (melt)

A way to visualise the time and frames of the animation melt 4232.mkv -attach dynamictext:#timecode# bgcolour=0x000000DD fgcolour=0xFFFFFFFF valign=bottom halign=center

Vector multicolor

To edit animations sometimes is very slow to use archives of big resolution and many times to greater greater resolution noise. Or it was it is necessary to clean more the drawings and paint them goes back but complicated. My solution is to scan it to 1bit to 150 DPI, paint it in this resolution […]

Join background

quinema-hugin-completiva bg-1.png bg-2.png bg-out quinema-hugin-completiva bg-out.tif bg-3.png bg

Composition (rule of thirds)

Plugin for Synfig Studio can they compose with https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thirds. The guideline proposes that an image should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts by two equally spaced horizontal lines and two equally spaced vertical lines, and that important compositional elements should be placed along these lines or their intersections. https://github.com/4232/synfig-plugins

Quinema

Tools for Animation quinema-escalar: It increases the image’s resolution. quinema-sombra: It adds shadows to drawings in another layer. quinema-paleta: It extracts the palette used to paint a drawing. quinema-gimp-convert: It converts gimp formats to other formats (joining layers or not) quinema-video: It generates a video from a sequence of files (png, xcf, etc) quinema-lst: It […]