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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. [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Red Light District

September 14, 2016 5:44 am

Red Light District is, unfortunately, not that funny. There’s no real joke to it, unless you laugh at the way Almanac [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Camp Fire

September 13, 2016 4:35 am

Camp Fire was another episode that more or less wrote itself. In this case, we came up with the title first. I said, “I’m adding ‘Camp Fire’ to the list.” [...]

Cinnabar and Almanac Adventures Week: Venus Man Trap

September 12, 2016 5:01 am

Originally the idea for Venus Man Trap was going to be a little more complex, with the characters actually fighting the flowers and accidentally [...]

On sale now: new Lūdō stickers, prints, and more!

September 5, 2016 8:53 am

We recently posted a ton of new Lūdō merch, including stickers and art prints! If you like Lūdō, then be sure to get your hands on some of these great items. [...]

For a limited time, get free Lūdō items including this desktop wallpaper

Digital goods special: free Lūdō items until 8/29/16!

August 27, 2016 6:22 am

Grab free Lūdō items through the weekend! Available are icon packs and a wallpaper pack, the music file, and the video file, all free for any personal use. If you love Lūdō, grab these amazing goods while they're hot! [...]

Lūdō's style is very simple - good for a first animated film

Lessons Learned: tips for a first animated film

August 16, 2016 7:00 am

Never made a short animated film before? Neither had I until this year! Here are some tips for making your first animated film. [...]

Lūdō’s here!

August 12, 2016 6:30 am

Finally, Lūdō’s release! The two minute short film was an amazing learning project for both animation in general and a host of open source tools. We’re excited to share it! […]

Screenshot of Ludo in Synfig Studio

The making of Lūdō: L’s open source animation toolset

August 9, 2016 7:00 am

The short film Lūdō was an amazing learning experience and proof that you don’t need expensive software and tools to tell your stories beautifully. I created the short film using an entirely free and open source animation toolset [...]