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Aug 7 2022
What the Krita Developers Are Up To, Part II
Krita 5.1 is nearing its release, and working on that has claimed a lot of our attention. Not that there haven’t been other things happening! And not just bug reports, though with on average a hundred new bug reports a month, that’s taking a lot of work as well. Even if the bug report is...
Aug 4 2022
First Release Candidate of Krita 5.1.0 is out
Today we’re releasing the first release candidate for Krita 5.1! For the full list, check out the work-in-progress full release notes! Or check out Wojtek Trybus’ release video:   Krita is a free and open source project. Please consider supporting the project by joining the Krita De...
Jul 20 2022
Get started making your own brush presets!
Get started crafting your own brush presets! Join Ramon for the first of a set of comprehensive videos!...
Jul 20 2022
Second Krita Animation by Twinimation Studios
Today we’ve got a second guest post by Andria Jackson who has created a new course on using Krita to create 2D animation! Hello, Twinimation Studios is back with a brand new course and a brand new website! If you love old timey, Fleischer’s style animations like Betty Boop and Koko the Clown, yo...
Jul 15 2022
Krita 5.1 Beta 2
Today we’re releasing the second beta for Krita 5.1! For the full list, check out the work-in-progress full release notes! Or check out Wojtek Trybus release video!   Krita is a free and open source project. Please consider supporting the project by joining the Krita Dev Fund, donations o...
Jun 23 2022
First Beta for Krita 5.1.0 Released
We’re releasing the first beta for Krita 5.1.0 today. Krita 5.1.0 is packed with new features! For the full list, check out the work-in-progress full release notes! Krita is a free and open source project. Please consider supporting the project by joining the Krita Dev Fund, donations or by bu...
May 31 2022
New Video: Discover Vector Shape Libraries
After a LOT of research, Ramon’s new video is done: this time he investigates how to create vector libraries in Inkscape for use in Krita. And there are two cool libraries he has prepared for you all to play with!...
May 25 2022
Google Summer of Code, 2022 edition!
This year’s Google Summer of Code is different from previous editions: there are both larger and smaller projects possible, and it’s no longer limited to students. We have two participants this year: Reinold Rojas and Xu Che. Reinold Rojas previous cleaned up and improved the recorder do...
Apr 27 2022
Krita 5.0.6 Released
Today we release Krita 5.0.6. This is a bug fix release with two crash fixes: A crash when working with vector layers or vector selections and using undo a lot: BUG:447985 A crash deleting a vector layer with an animated transparency mask: BUG:452396 Krita is a free and open source project. Please c...
Apr 25 2022
Interview with J2J-Art
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Jessica, but my art name is J2J-Art. I am a self-taught artist, I was born in 2004 in South Africa and I have only been creating art for 4 years now. I draw both digitally and with graphite pencils on paper. Do you paint professionally, [&hellip...
Apr 20 2022
Krita 5.1 Release Notes
Krita 5.1 Release Notes The first release after the big 5.0, Krita 5.1 comes with a ton of smaller improvements and technical polish. This release sees updates to usability across the board, improved file format handling, and a whole lot of changes to the selection and fill tools. Much thanks for Da...
Apr 14 2022
Krita 5.0.5 released
Today we release Krita 5.0.5, probably the last release before Krita 5.1.0 comes out, hopefully in June. Note on the numbering: you didn’t miss 5.0.3 and 5.0.4. Some stores, if they think a certain package isn’t good enough, insist you upload a package with an increased version number, a...
Apr 1 2022
New Video by Ramon: The Recorder Docker
One of the exciting new features in Krita 5 is the recorder docker. Ramon shows you how to use it in this new video:...
Mar 11 2022
Third Edition of “Dessin et peinture numérique avec Krita” published!
Yesterday, French publisher D-Booker released the 3rd edition of Timothée Giet’s book “Dessin et peinture numérique avec Krita”. The first edition was written for Krita 2.9.11 in 2016. In this 3rd edition, Timothée has updated all the text and screenshots for the interface of Krita 5.0, and...
Feb 8 2022
Multiple Perspective
We’ve released a new video! Ramon talks about the new perspective assistant in Krita 5:...
Jan 7 2022
Krita 5.0.2
Hot on the heels of Krita 5.0.0, we’re releasing the first bugfix release of Krita 5! It’s 5.0.2 because if you upload a beta with the version number 5.0.0 to the Windows Store, you cannot upload 5.0.0 final, but it has to be 5.0.1… So, don’t worry, you didn’t miss 5.0....
Jan 5 2022
Krita in 2021 and 2022
A bit later than planned… Our overview of last year and a look forward to this year! We’re all still alive and working hard — sometimes a bit too hard. We kept the same core team this year, but we also had a lot of contributions from volunteers. Over a hundred people made all in [&...
Jan 4 2022
Interview with Simon Rollins
Could you tell us something about yourself? My full name is Simon Sterling Rollins. Most people call me Simon. I was born in July 2005 in the state of Georgia. I’m autistic. I’m still in high school, but during my free time I draw artworks to share with the world. Do you paint profession...
Dec 23 2021
Krita 5.0 released!
Krita 5.0 is here! This is a huge release, with a lot of new features and improvements. Some highlights: The way Krita handles things like brushes, gradients and palettes, as well as tagging, has been completely revamped. The new system is much faster, uses much less memory and is much more dependab...
Dec 3 2021
Krita 5.0.0 beta 5 released
Following the botched macOS build yesterday, we’re releasing Krita 5.0.0 beta 5. Beta 4 didn’t happen: while it was building, Dmitry Kazakov fixed an issue which we really wanted tested right away. Krita is a free and open source project. Please consider supporting the project with donat...