Greetings all

I am a complete newbie at this but after 20 years of doing the same job I’m hoping to take my career in another direction. That takes knoledge of a lot of software that didn’t exist when I started and until now had no idea I had a need need for it.
Thanks in advance for your help

Hello and welcome here,

to learn synfig, the best place is to start with the step by step tutorial from the synfig wiki. After you can learn the things more deeply from the cutout tutorial course on udemy … and videos tutorial from yt and more specific tips from this forum …