Author Archives for Meg James

Basic Animating in Synfig

February 20, 2018 6:08 am

We've covered some basics of drawing in Synfig Studio. We've also gone over how to make a useful character model. What's next? We get to animate now, right? I've spent the last week or so trying to figure out the secret to animating easily (and well) in Synfig. Guess what I found out! [...]

Making a More Complex Model Sheet

February 13, 2018 11:21 am

Over the past few months, I've been working on a model sheet. The end goal is to have an easy character model for use in animation. [...]

Some Synfig Basics

February 7, 2018 10:57 am

Synfig Studio appears to be a good program used to make vector animations, kind of like Flash. Synfig was used to create the short film Lūdō, by L James. However, I don't yet have much experience in Synfig. Thinking ahead to making short films, I thought it would be worth a try. [...]

Announcing Azdion’s 2017 Lineup

February 1, 2017 9:00 am

After some discussion, looking back at last year's projects, and looking ahead at 2017, we've finalized Azdion's lineup for this year! [...]

Arenna has dropped her book.

Lessons Learned: clarity in comics without dialogue

January 17, 2017 9:00 am

Summer Hill was, first and foremost, an experiment in silent comics. The biggest challenge was making everything clear without having the characters talk. [...]

Summer Hill begins soon!

November 17, 2016 5:36 pm

Summer Hill is a short webcomic about an inexperienced witch who's sick of bad weather. Can she learn the magic she needs to create a sunny day, or will her clumsiness get in the way? [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Conclusion

September 18, 2016 5:58 am

The idea of Cinnabar and Almanac began in 2011 as a drawing of two adventurers – no one in particular. [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Edibles Exchange

September 17, 2016 5:45 am

Edibles Exchange is also not a particularly funny episode, but it still tells a complete story. Cinnabar and Almanac have apparently gone to a jungle [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Delicious Citrus

September 16, 2016 5:35 am

Delicious Citrus was a very old story idea. Initially, it was going to involve a fabled magic citrus tree with a single fruit on it [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Potatoo Many

September 15, 2016 4:29 am

Also known as Almanac Really Hates Potatoes. This was another technical challenge, though for different reasons: potatoes. [...]