Whiteboard Animation Using 'Writing Hand'


#1

Hi all! Brand new to the board, having just registered. First, my apologies for not knowing if this topic might already be covered elsewhere?

Now, straight to the point:

As a die-hard convert to Linux (Ubuntu) from Windows (no dual-boot here!) need to accomplish the specific task of creating a whiteboard animation from scratch using Synfig. This will be text-only with voice-over (which I am aware that I will need a separate audio editing program to accomplish).

I’ve already written each ‘frame’ or ‘screenshot’ of text as i would like for it to sequentualy appear - just need to know how to produce the ‘writing hand’ to write out the text live on the screen as demonstarated in this video: youtube.com/watch?v=qLBMUwMfrtU

Settled on Synfig from reading reviews of various similar programs compatible with Linux. Appears to be a rich program of professional-grade quality.

Just need to cut my learning curve down to ‘zero’ if possible?

Presuming that Synfig can accomplish what I am seeking, would be eternally grateful to whoever might get me jump-started in as much of a ‘step-by-step’ manner as possible?

Thanks in advance for any help!


#2

First of all, welcome to the forum

A little search inside the forum give me that :

also from the wiki : wiki.synfig.org/wiki/Doc:Write_On

Nota : if not already done, i suggest you to take the time to do the step by step manual from wiki.synfig.org/

have a nice and animated time with synfig.