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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....
Sep 10 2018
Fundraising 2018 Campaign
Krita Developer Fundraiser: let’s 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...
Sep 7 2018
Last Month in Krita: August 2018
We used to do a weekly development news post… Last Week in Krita. But then we got too busy doing development to maintain that, and that’s kind of a pity. Still, we’d like to share what we’re doing with you all — and not just through the git history! So, let’s try ...
Sep 5 2018
Krita’s 2018 Google Summer of Code
This year, we participated in Google Summer of Code with three students: Ivan, Andrey and Michael. Some of the code these awesome students produced is already in Krita 4.1.1, and most of the rest has been merged already, so you can give it a whirl in the latest nightly builds for Windows or Linux. S...
Sep 3 2018
Interview with Danielle Williams
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Danielle Williams. I’m a writer, an illustrator, and a fan of Krita. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’ve been paid for my work before and I use my art as covers for my ebooks, so technically I guess I am […]...
Aug 28 2018
Frontpage
all content and translations are done in the PO files. This is just an empty shell. The other languages have translation pages so they will show up in the language drop-down in the navigation area....
Aug 22 2018
Krita 4.2 Release Notes
Krita 4.2 Release Notes This is a work in progress page that will contain all the new features scheduled for Krita 4.2. There is no scheduled date for this release currently. You can get all these features now if you download the “Krita Next” nightly build. Move and transform selections ...
Aug 20 2018
Interview with Margarita Gadrat
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hello! My name is Margarita Gadrat, I was born in Russia and live in France. Drawing is my favourite activity since my childhood. After some years working as a graphic designer in different companies, I decided to follow my dream and now I’m a freela...
Aug 6 2018
Interview with Serhii
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hello everybody! My name is Serhii and I’m an artist from Ukraine. I like to draw illustrations and make videos about it. Lately my favourite theme has been fantasy, but I like other interesting themes. I also work with vector graphics, but that is a...
Jul 30 2018
Krita in the Windows Store: an update
We’ve been publishing Krita in the Windows store for quite some time now. Not quite a year, but we’ve updated our Store listing almost twenty times. By far the majority of users get Krita from this website: about 30,000 downloads a week. Store downloads are only about 125 a week. Still, ...
Jul 23 2018
Interview with Takiro Ryo
Could you tell us something about yourself? Well, I’m not really sure what to tell about myself. My name is Takiro, I’m from Germany and I’ve liked drawing since I was a little kid although it wasn’t very easy because I never had decent paper and pens. Art wasn’t seen a...
Jul 18 2018
Krita 4.1.1 Released
Today we’re releasing Krita 4.1.1, the first bug fix release for Krita 4.1.0. Fix loading PyKrita when using PyQt 5.11 (patch by Antonio Rojas, thanks!) (BUG:396381) Fix possible crashes with vector objects (BUG:396145) Fix an issue when resizing pixel brushes in the brush editor (BUG:396136) ...
Jul 9 2018
Interview with Andrea Buso
Could you tell us something about yourself? “I am in the middle of the journey of our life ..” (50 years). I was born in Padua in Italy. Since I was a child I’ve always designed; during primary school I created my first Japanese robot style cartoon (Mazinga). I attended art school....
Jun 27 2018
Krita 4.1.0 Released
Three months after the release of Krita 4.0, we’re releasing Krita 4.1! This release includes the following major new features:   A new reference images tool that replaces the old reference images docker. You can now save and load sessions: the set of images and views on images you were w...
Jun 25 2018
Interview with Natasa
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hey, my name is Natasa, I’m a Greek illustrator from Athens currently living in Portugal. My nick is Anastasia_Arjuk. I get all of my inspiration from nature, mythology and people. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’ve b...