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Jan 14 2020
Krita in 2019 and 2020
2019 Let’s have some statistics first! Statistics are fun! (And notoriously unreliable) We started 2019 with about 450 open bugs — and that’s how we ended 2019. That said, we had 1236 new bug reports and closed 1272. Still, our 2018 fund raiser was all about getting rid of bugs, an...
Jan 13 2020
Interview with Never Dot
Could you tell us something about yourself? My real world name is Andy Statia, but I go by Never Dot in the digital space. I live and grew up in Canada, for which I’m very grateful. Being in a temperate zone country, I get to experience the wild fluctuations between the seasons, which I’...
Dec 30 2019
Interview with Eka Icydust
Could you tell us something about yourself? I have a HUGE problem in picking favorites, copy others’ styles when I’m lazy (hehe):-D, ABSOLUTELY LOVE TO DRAW, play Minecraft, BlockstarPlanet, extra extra, horrible at controller, all my friends have a TV or TVs and I dont :(, hate Roblox b...
Dec 18 2019
Krita Receives Epic MegaGrant
Epic, the makers of the Unreal game engine, have supported Krita with a $25,000 MegaGrant! Epic has supported other free software projects, such as Blender and Lutris before, and now supports Krita. The purpose of this grant is to fund improvements to our development process so Krita’s develop...
Dec 9 2019
Interview with teteotolis
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hello! My name is teteotolis. I am a graduate of Athens School of Fine Arts (Greece) and I am a professional illustrator/comic artist/visual artist. I live in Greece, I eat gyro with suvlaki and I say Opa! sometimes. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby...
Dec 5 2019
Gamechuck sponsors Krita
Gamechuck, a new studio  based in Zagreb, has just released the first trailer for their upcoming role-playing adventure game Trip the Ark Fantastic. Trip the Ark Fantastic is planned for release in 2022 on PC/Mac/Linux and consoles, and Gamechuck has created the game entirely with free software. Wh...
Nov 27 2019
Krita 4.2.8 Released
The Krita team is pleased to announce another bug fix release of Krita 4.2: Krita 4.2.8.  Part of Krita’s core team is now working on rewriting the way Krita loads and saves resources like brushes or gradients. This is a big task that takes up a lot of time, so there are fewer bug fixes [&hel...
Nov 20 2019
Krita 4.2.8 Beta
We had to skip the October release because we were working on a bunch of issues that took longer to resolve than planned, but that means that this release has more fixes than ever. Please test this beta, and take the survey afterwards! There has been a lot of work on vector shapes, the transform [&h...
Nov 11 2019
Interview with Bryan Wong
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Bryan Wong. I am a physics undergraduate who is trying to become a game developer. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I am working on my own game, so I mainly use Krita to work on game assets. Since paintings are […]...
Nov 5 2019
First Notarized macOS Build of Krita
Apple having decided it wants to deep inspect any application you might want to run on your Apple computer, has made what it calls “notarization” mandatory with macOS Catalina. Inevitably, Apple’s documentation on the subject is highly defective, like most developer documentation A...
Nov 4 2019
Introducing krita-artists.org
Freshly returned from the 2019 Blender Conference, Krita project maintainer Boudewijn Rempt was heard to wistfully wish for something like Blender Artists, only for Krita. A central place for artists who use Krita to discuss their work, ask for help, share experiences and reach out to developers. An...
Oct 28 2019
Interview with Haris Mujkic
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Haris Mujkic. I am an artist and game developer, located in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Besides digital painting, I am spending most of my time working solo on a small video game called ALT BOSNIA. My favorite album is “Grace” by Jeff Bu...
Oct 14 2019
Interview with Fabian Mosakowski
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Fabian Mosakowski and I’m an aspiring illustrator living in France. I’m currently working on my portfolio creating an illustrated fantasy tale called “If Only Blood Was Red”. It deals with what’s left of humans thri...
Oct 3 2019
Krita 4.2.7 Released
Today, we’re releasing the sixth bug fix release of Krita 4.2. As discussed in our development update, we intend to release a few more monthly 4.2 bug fix releases before releasing Krita 4.3. There are a lot of bug fixes! And to celebrate the release, we have a new video by Ramon Miranda which...
Sep 30 2019
September Development Update
We’re about to do another bug-fix release of Krita: that’ll be 4.2.7. We’re seeing that the number of new bug reports is dropping a bit, week over week: even though most bug reports can be closed instantly as duplicates or not bugs at all, that’s probably a sign that our stab...
Sep 30 2019
Interview with Samantha Skoros
Could you tell us something about yourself? Oh I’m terrible at talking about myself. I guess the easiest thing would be that I’m 26 years old and a mother. I identify as genderfluid and pansexual, I freaking love Dungeons and Dragons, and I also am a super avid knitter/fiber artist. I mainly jus...
Sep 25 2019
Let’s Test Krita 4.2.7 Beta!
We’re almost ready for a new release of Krita, with lots of bug fixes! So, please help with testing. As with 4.2.6, there’s a link on the welcome screen to a survey. Filling out the survey helps us figure out regressions and other problems. You can safely use any beta build on any operat...
Sep 16 2019
Interview with Julius Grels
Could you tell us something about yourself? Sure. I’m Julius Grels, and “I like to call myself an artist whenever I’m wasted enough”. In all seriousness though, I think I’d describe myself more as a self-taught caricaturist or illustrator. I usually like to take some ex...
Sep 10 2019
Krita 4.2.6 released
A bit later than expected, because of a regression found during beta testing, we’re releasing Krita 4.2.6. Over 120 people have participated in the beta test survey, so this is something we’ll repeat for the next release. This release also contains an important workaround for users with ...
Sep 2 2019
Interview with Wojtek Trybus
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Wojtek Trybus and I publish artworks as wojtryb. I’m in the last year of Computer Science studies in Poland. I’m also a pianist since 6, and happen to be a hobbyist and self-taught illustrator for something like 8 years now. Do you p...