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Sep 15 2023
Krita 5.2 Release Candidate is out!
The release candidate is here for Krita 5.2, this means that we are confident that all the major bugs brought on by the changes in Krita 5.2 have now been fixed, and would like you to give it another round of testing. Please pay extra attention to the following features of Krita, since they got [&he...
Aug 17 2023
Second Beta for Krita 5.2.0 Released
After two weeks of bug fixing, it is already time for the second 5.2 beta! In addition to the changes that 5.2 brings, we have fixed the following bugs in this second beta: Recent files are now front and center, news items have more text. Make new and open file buttons a bit bigger. Update […...
Aug 2 2023
Textured Brushes: a new video by Ramon Miranda
Ramon Miranda has just released a new video on Krita’s Youtube channel. Learn all about textured brushes! There are two texture patterns you can download to experiment with and follow the video with: RM Marble 03.png RM Abstract shapes 02.png...
Jul 27 2023
First Beta for Krita 5.2.0 Released
Krita 5.2.0 is a major new release, and the first of the Krita 5.2 series of releases. Especially internally, there have been huge changes and improvements. While there are a lot of important user-visible changes that will make artists’ workflow smoother, most work has been inside Krita, prepa...
May 31 2023
Surprise New Video by Ramon: Gradient Brushes
Because you asked for it, here a surprise video by Ramon Miranda introducing gradient brushes:  ...
May 3 2023
New Video by Ramon Miranda:
In this fifth video on creating brush presets in Krita, Ramon goes in depth with the masked brush feature!  ...
Apr 13 2023
New Animation Tutorials by Twinimation Studios
Twinimation Studios’ Andria has prepared three new commercial animation courses, each one teaching you a distinct style, in Krita. Read on for the details! Do you love Rubberhose, Golden Age, and Limited Animation? Good News! You can now learn all three of these classic animation styles in thi...
Apr 3 2023
Krita in 2022 and 2023
This is our, very late, yearly overview of the year past, and look-forward to the year that has just started. If that sort of thing bores you, feel free to skip! Like in 2021 and 2020, no members of the Krita team actually died from the ongoing pandemic. This feels a bit miraculous, but there [&hell...
Mar 9 2023
New Video: How to Draw Dynamic Figures in Krita
This week, we have released the latest of Ramon’s Krita videos! This time there’s even a Blender file to help you pose figures!...
Jan 9 2023
Krita 5.2 Release Notes
Krita 5.2 Release Notes After the big resource rewrite, we decided that we should focus on tackling some of the biggest pain points in Krita. This release contains a lot of background work that we hope to build future improvements on top of. Animation We’re happy to share that two major pain p...
Jan 5 2023
Krita 5.1.5 Released
We’re releasing today a new bugfix release. This is mainly important for Android and ChromeOS users where sometimes Krita would be very slow opening or creating a new image, or loading an image. Fixes Fixed an issue with banding when using the gradient map filter as a filter layer. BUG:463585 ...
Dec 14 2022
Krita 5.1.4 Released
We’re releasing today a new bugfix release. This probably will be the last 5.1 bugfix release, since we’re updating our dependencies and builds after this. Next will be 5.2 with a ton of changes! Fixes Vector shapes not swapping the current fg/bg color (BUG:461692) Fix a crash when using...
Dec 9 2022
Two New Episodes of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic by the Morevna Project
The Morevna Project has released two episodes of the Pepper&Carrot Motion Comic. Most of the artwork, including some frame-by-frame animation scenes, is painted using Krita. Here are some frame-by-frame scenes which were made in Krita:
Nov 24 2022
New Video! Making Brushes Part 4
Ramon has just published a new video, digging deeper than ever into brush preset creation in Krita! Enjoy!  ...
Nov 7 2022
Krita 5.1.3 Released
Today we’re releasing Krita 5.1.3. This is strictly a bug fix release, but we recommend updating to everyone. There are also performance improvements because we updated some of the libraries we use! Note that we have skipped 5.1.2 because of a last-minute bug fix (with the exception of Android...
Nov 2 2022
New Video: Making Brushes, Part 3
An new video by Ramon! This time it’s all about the sensors:  ...
Oct 5 2022
New Video: the OTHER brush engines
Ramon Miranda has published a new video on Krita’s Youtube channel: Making Brushes Part 2: the OTHER brush engines. With a new brush preset pack:
Sep 28 2022
Only Download Krita From Trusted Places
We were informed that there are compromised downloads of Krita being offered, from Russian domains: Please only download Krita from trusted sources:,, the Windows Store, Steam, the Epic Store and the Google Play St...
Sep 19 2022
Intel Becomes First Krita Development Fund Corporate Gold Patron
The Krita Foundation is very happy to announce that Intel is the first Patron Member of the Foundation’s Development Fund Intel and Krita have a long history together of successful collaboration on projects like Krita Sketch, improving multithreading and HDR painting. This strategic collaborat...
Sep 14 2022
Teaser of Pepper & Carrot Episode 3
The Morevna Project has released a teaser of a new episode of Pepper&Carrot Motion Comic, which is made using Krita and other open-source tools. Pepper&Carrot is a webcomic created by David Revoy, who is known for his contributions to Krita and other libre art projects. The sources of the we...