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Mar 18 2019
Interview with Svetlana Rastegina
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Svetlana Rastegina. I work in graphic design and 3D modeling. I have been painting since I was twelve. I have a background in watercolour painting. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’m a professional graphic artist....
Mar 14 2019
Krita 4.2.0: the First Painting Application to bring HDR Support to Windows
We’re deep in bug fixing mode now, because in May we want to release the next major version of Krita: Krita 4.2.0. While there will be a host of new features, a plethora of bug fixes and performance improvements, one thing is unique: support for painting in HDR mode. Krita is the very first ap...
Mar 4 2019
Creating a Python Plugin for Krita: Guest Article by Zlatko Mašek
About me: My name is Zlatko Mašek and I am a programmer originally from Croatia, but I live in Ireland. As you can find on my blog I am interested in art, cooking and social change; not necessarily in that order. I have a master’s in Information Science and in university I fell in love [&hell...
Mar 4 2019
Interview with Ari Suonpää
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Ari Suonpää and I reside in a small town in Finland. The elements of nature are close to our home, which keeps me inspired whenever I go outside. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? Sometimes I do commissions, but this is ...
Feb 28 2019
Google Summer of Code 2019: Call for Coders!
Every summer Google puts on a program that helps university developers get involved with the open source community. This is known as Google Summer of Code (GSoC). Krita has always participated in GSoC through the KDE community, and plans to do it again in 2019! If you, or someone you know, is in uni...
Feb 18 2019
Interview with Noemie Scherer
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi! I’m a European Krita user. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’m kind of in-between. I finished art school not too long ago, and I’m hoping to find a job or commissions so I could keep painting and actually earn...
Feb 4 2019
Interview with Raghavendra Kamath
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Raghavendra Kamath (raghukamath on the internet), I am a freelance Illustrator from Mumbai India, I have been painting and creating digital Illustrations for some well-known brands in India since past 10 years. I have also worked in the comic in...
Jan 25 2019
New Test Builds: changes to Flow and Saving/Loading
Krita needs you! We’ve new test builds of what will become Krita 4.2. There are two changes that we really would like everyone to test! DO NOT USE THIS FOR REAL WORK. ONLY FOR TESTING. YOU MIGHT LOSE YOUR WORK! First, following two discussions on the forum, William Brown created his very first...
Jan 22 2019
Join GDQuest’s Kickstarter: “Create your Own Games with Godot, the Free Game Engine”
Nathan Lovato, the author of the Brushes for Illustrators and Concept Artists Krita brush preset pack and many Krita tutorials is running a kickstarter to create a new course on creating games with free software. He’s also sponsoring a developer to work on Krita Here’s what Nathan says: ...
Jan 21 2019
Interview with Edgar Tadeo
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Edgar Tadeo, or Ed for short. I’m a freelance comic book artist for Marvel, and pursuing animator … if I’m lucky. I’m residing in the islands of Philippines, there’s nothing to do but draw. Do you paint professional...
Dec 31 2018
Statistics Are Fun!
It’s the last day of the year, and statistics are fun! So, let’s see what we did this year, in fairly meaningless numbers! Code We made ten releases, as mentioned before. Over the past twelve months, 47 people committed a total of 2,842 commits to the master branch of Krita. That’s...
Dec 31 2018
Interview with Phoenix
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Phoenix and I’m a traditional and digital artist. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I am working my way to becoming a professional concept artist, but for now, it is a hobby. What genre(s) do you work in? I tend to [...
Dec 24 2018
Krita in 2018 and 2019
At the end of the year, we looked back on 2017 and looked forward to 2018, it’s getting time to repeat the exercise! On the whole, 2018 was a better year for Krita than 2017. We hit some major milestones! We released Krita 4.0, which included Python scripting, the new, but sadly underpowered t...
Dec 17 2018
Interview with Alejandro Montes Bascuñan
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Alejandro Montes Bascuñan, I’m 25 years old, and I’m a digital artist from Chile. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’m just a hobby artist at the moment like I’ve been since I started years ago, altho...
Dec 13 2018
Krita 4.1.7 Released
Today we’re releasing Krita 4.1.7, another bug fix release in the Krita 4.1 series. The most important fix is a weird one: it might help your wifi connection. The problem is that we started building a widget that would show you the news feed from krita.org. The widget isn’t active, and d...
Nov 27 2018
Donation Analytics
Donations through Mollie This is a history of the donations that we get through the Mollie payment platform. This includes all the donations done through our donate area as well as the thank you page after downloading. Paypal was used previous to this, so the data only goes back until September 2018...
Nov 27 2018
ask.krita.org — the Krita Question and Answers Site!
With the help of the awesome KDE sysadmin team, Scott Petrovic has created https://ask.krita.org — the Krita Question and Answers site. In the past couple of years, Krita has become more and more popular. With over a million downloads a year, there are now so many users that it’s become ...
Nov 22 2018
Krita Updated on Steam
We have finally figured out how to update Krita on Steam to the latest version. We’re really sorry for the long delays, but we plan to keep Krita up to date from now. That means that Krita Gemini has been replaced by the regular desktop Krita: no matter where you get Krita, Steam, the Windows ...
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...