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Jan 22 2018
Interview with Baukje Jagersma
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hey! My name Is Baukje Jagersma, I’m 22 years old and live in the Netherlands. I studied game design and recently started doing freelance, to try and make a living out of something I enjoy doing! Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? B...
Jan 12 2018
New Stable Release: Krita 3.3.3
Today we’re releasing Krita 3.3.3. This will probably be the last stable release in the Krita 3 series. This release contains several bug fixes and one very important change for Windows users: The Direct3d/Angle renderer is now the default for Intel users. Recent updates to the Intel display d...
Jan 11 2018
Krita 4.0 Beta 1
We’ve officially gone into String Freeze mode now! That’s developer speak for “No New Features, Honest”. Everything that’s going into Krita 4.0 now is in, and the only thing left to do is fixing bugs and refining stuff. Given how much has changed between Krita 3 and Kri...
Jan 8 2018
Interview with Emily K. Mell
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m a 30-year-old housewife and mother living in New Mexico in the United States. I’ve always had an interest in becoming a storyteller, and visual art is the most appealing way for me to do it. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, o...
Dec 29 2017
Looking back, looking forward
First and foremost, 2017 ends well. We will end this year putting Krita 4.0 in string freeze, which means a release early next year! In 2017, we’ve released several versions of Krita 3.x. We’ve gained a lot of new contributors with great contributions to Krita. We’ve got money in t...
Dec 28 2017
First Krita painting course in Colombia
Krita is not widely known in Latin America. In Colombia, we found that people are interested in knowing more about how to use it. This year, in April 2017, the program of the Latin American Free Software Install Fest included a workshop by David Bravo about Krita. The workshop was fully booked and i...
Dec 25 2017
Interview with Rositsa Zaharieva
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Rositsa (also known as Roz) and I’m somewhat of a late blooming artist. When I was a kid I was constantly drawing and even wanted to become an artist. Later on I chose a slightly different path for my education and career and as a […]...
Dec 11 2017
Interview with Rytelier
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m Rytelier, a digital artist. I’ve had an interest in creating art for a few years, I mainly want to visualize my original world. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? Currently I do only personal work, but I will look for ...
Nov 27 2017
Krita Development Sprint 2017
With all the turmoil the project experienced in 2017 it looked for a while as if we wouldn’t have a face to face meeting this year. But that’s not good for a project working on its fourth major release! We knew we really had to sit together, and finally managed to have a smaller than [&h...
Nov 27 2017
Interview with Radian
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hello, I’m Radian. I’m a digital artist from Russia. Honestly, I don’t know what else to say here 🙂 Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’m not working professionally yet but I’m aiming for it! I want to find work in-h...
Nov 13 2017
Interview with Lars Pontoppidan
Could you tell us something about yourself? Yes certainly! I’m Lars Pontoppidan; a 36 year old, self-employed programmer, game developer, musician and artist. I’ve been drawing and painting since I could put my pen to the paper – so about 35 years. I made my first recognizable pain...
Nov 9 2017
Learn Digital Painting with Krita in Bogota, Colombia
Lina Porras and David Saenz from the Ubuntu Colombia user group wrote to tell us that they will give an introduction to digital painting with Krita starting this Saturday. David will be teaching Krita four Saturday sessions. It will be an introductory course where people from 14 years old and older ...
Nov 6 2017
4.0 Development Update
And then we realized we hadn’t posted news about ongoing Krita development for some time now. The main reason is that we’ve, well, been really busy doing development. The other reason is that we’re stuck making fully-featured preview builds on OSX and Linux. More about that later&#...
Nov 3 2017
Krita 3.3.2 Released
Today we are releasing Krita 3.3.2, a bugfix release for Krita 3.3.0. This release fixes two important regressions: Krita 3.3.1 would read brush presets with textures incorrectly. This is now fixed. Windows 1709 broke wintab and Windows Ink tablet handling in various ways; we worked around that and ...
Oct 30 2017
Interview with Erica Wagner
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m Erica Wagner, a STEAM Nerd, Teenpreneur, Author, Instructor, YouTuber and self-taught 2D and 3D artist. I’ve been doing graphic design for two years, 3D sculpting, voxel art, and 3d modeling for one year, and digital drawing for a little over six m...
Oct 16 2017
Interview with Cillian Clifford
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi everyone – my name is Cillian Clifford, I’m a 21 year old hobbyist artist and electronic musician, and an occasional animator, writer and game developer. I go by the username of Fatal-Exit online. I live in rural Ireland, a strange place for som...
Oct 11 2017
Krita 3.3.1
Today we are releasing Krita 3.3.1, a bugfix release for Krita 3.3.0. This release fixes two important regressions: Krita would crash if you would restart Krita after closing Krita with the reference images docker set to floating Krita 3.3.0 could not read .kra backup files or .kra files that were u...
Oct 2 2017
Interview with Emily Wei
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi! My name is Emily Wei, and I’m 19 years old. I was born in Taiwan, but I grew up in New Jersey. Right now, I’m back in Taiwan juggling university, freelance work, sleep, and a one-year course I’m taking at Kadokawa International Edutai...
Sep 28 2017
Krita 3.3.0
Less than a month after Krita 3.2.1, we’re releasing Krita 3.3.0. We’re bumping the version because there are some important changes, especially for Windows users in this version! Alvin Wong has implemented support for the Windows 8 event API, which means that Krita now supports the n-tr...
Sep 21 2017
Krita 3.3.0 – first release candidate
Less than a month after Krita 3.2.1, we’re getting ready to release Krita 3.3.0. We’re bumping the version because there are some important changes for Windows users in this version! Alvin Wong has implemented support for the Windows 8 event API, which means that Krita now supports the n...