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Nov 14 2018
Shop update! Digital Atelier and a new USB-Card
We promised Digital Atelier would be available in the Krita Shop after the succesful finish of the Fundraiser. A bit later than expected, we’ve updated the shop with the Digital Atelier brush preset bundle and tutorial download: There are fifty great brush presents, more than thirty brush tips...
Nov 12 2018
Second Edition of “Dessin et peinture numérique avec Krita” published!
Last month French publisher D-Booker released the 2nd edition of Timothée Giet’s book “Dessin et peinture numérique avec Krita”. The first edition was written for Krita 2.9.11, almost three years ago. A lot of things have changed since then! So Timothée has completely updated this new e...
Nov 12 2018
Interview with HoldXtoRevive
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m Brigette, but I go mainly go by my online handle of HoldXtoRevive. I’m from the UK and mostly known as a fanartist. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I have had a few commissions but outside that I would call myself a hobbyis...
Oct 29 2018
Interview with Autumn Lansing
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m a comics artist and web developer from Oklahoma City. I’ve been creating comics and artwork for most of my life, though I didn’t seriously start making comics until several years ago. I’ve also worked variously as a writer, edit...
Oct 16 2018
Krita at the University of La Plata
Sebastian Labi ha sido invitado para presentar Krita en el Laboratorio de herramientas de software libre de la Universidad de La Plata. Hablará sobre ilustración digital y usará Krita para dar una demostración de cómo usar Krita para el campo de la Ilustración Digital. El SLAD- FBA (Software l...
Oct 15 2018
Interview with Sira Argia
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi, my name is Sira Argia. I am a digital artist who uses FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software) for work. I come from Indonesia, Sanggau Regency, West Kalimantan. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I don’t think that I am prof...
Oct 15 2018
And so the Fundraiser Ends
Yesterday was the last day of the developers sprint^Wmarathon, and the last day of the fundraiser. We’re all good and knackered here, but the fundraiser ended at a very respectable 26,426 euros! That’s really awesome, thanks everybody! We’ve already updated the about box for Krita ...
Oct 14 2018
The Last Day of the Krita Sprint and the Last Day of the Krita Fundraiser
We fully intended to make a post every day to keep everyone posted on what’s happening here in sunny Deventer, the Netherlands. And that failed because we were just too busy! I’m triaging bugs even as I’m working on this post, too! We are on track to have fixed about a hundred bugs...
Oct 11 2018
Krita 4.1.5 Released
Coming hot on the heels of Krita 4.1.3, which had an unfortunate accident to the TIFF plugin, we’re releasing Krita 4.1.5 today! There’s a lot more than just that fix, though, since we’re currently celebrating the last week of the Krita Fundraiser by having a very productive develo...
Oct 8 2018
Krita October Sprint Day 1
On Saturday, the first people started to arrive for this autumn’s Krita development sprint. It’s also the last week of the fundraiser: we’re almost at 5 months of bug fixing funded! All in all, 8 people are here: Boudewijn, the maintainer, Dmitry, whose work is being sponsored by t...
Oct 4 2018
Looking forward to Krita 4.2!
Everyone is hard at work, and what will become Krita 4.2 is taking shape already. Today we’re presenting a preview of Krita 4.2. It’s not complete yet, and there ARE bugs. More than in the stable release (we’ll be doing a 4.1.4 after all next week to clear up some more bugs…)...
Oct 1 2018
Updated Vote Tally!
And here’s an update on voting! We’re almost at 15,000 euros now, or more than four months of solid work. And this what it looks like you want us to work on! 1 – Papercuts 139 2 – Brush Engines 82 3 – Animation 68 6 – Vector Objects and Tools 44 5 – Layers […]...
Oct 1 2018
Interview with João Garcia
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is João Garcia and I’m an illustrator hailing from Brazil, more specifically, from the city of Florianópolis in the southern part of the country. I graduated in Design in the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina with a focus on illustrati...
Sep 27 2018
Krita 4.1.3 Released
Today we’re releasing the latest version of Krita! In the middle of our 2018 fundraiser campaign, we’ve found the time to prepare Krita 4.1.3. There are about a hundred fixes, so it’s a pretty important release and we urge everyone to update! Please join the 2018 fundraiser as well...
Sep 20 2018
Let’s Tally Some Votes!
We’re about a week into the campaign, and almost 9000 euros along the path to bug fixing. So we decided to do some preliminary vote tallying! And share the results with you all, of course! On top is Papercuts, with 84 votes. Is that because it’s the default choice? Or because you are tel...
Sep 18 2018
Let’s take this bug, for example…
Krita’s 2018 fund raiser is all about fixing bugs! And we’re fixing bugs already. So, let’s take a non-technical look at a bug Dmitry fixed yesterday. This is the bug: “key sequence ctrl+w ambiguous with photoshop compatible bindings set” And this is the fix. So, we act...
Sep 17 2018
Paris Art School Looking for Krita Teacher
An art school in Paris, France, is looking for a Krita teacher! This is pretty cool, isn’t it? If you’re interested, please mail foundation@krita.org and we’ll forward your mail to the school! A freelance Krita teacher to teach basics to art school students, Paris 11e. November 201...
Sep 17 2018
Interview with Alyssa May
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, but I’ve since moved back to Northwest Arkansas. When I’m not painting or playing video games, I’m enjoying the great outdoors with my wonderful husband, adorable daughter, and our 8-...
Sep 15 2018
The Krita 2018 Fundraiser Starts: Squash the Bugs!
It’s time for a new Krita fundraiser! Our goal this year is to make it possible for the team to focus on one thing only: stability. Our previous fundraisers were all about features: adding new features, extending existing features. Thanks to your help, Krita has grown at breakneck speed! Squash th...
Sep 12 2018
Introducing Digital Atelier: a painterly brush preset pack by Ramon Miranda with tutorial videos!
Over the past months, Ramon Miranda, known for his wonderful introduction to digital painting, Muses, has worked on creating a complete new brush preset bundle: Digital Atelier. Not only does this contain over fifty new brush presets, more than thirty new brush tips and twenty patterns and surfaces....