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Nov 13 2017
Interview with Lars Pontoppidan
Could you tell us something about yourself? Yes certainly! I’m Lars Pontoppidan; a 36 year old, self-employed programmer, game developer, musician and artist. I’ve been drawing and painting since I could put my pen to the paper – so about 35 years. I made my first recognizable pain...
Nov 9 2017
Learn Digital Painting with Krita in Bogota, Colombia
Lina Porras and David Saenz from the Ubuntu Colombia user group wrote to tell us that they will give an introduction to digital painting with Krita starting this Saturday. David will be teaching Krita four Saturday sessions. It will be an introductory course where people from 14 years old and older ...
Nov 6 2017
4.0 Development Update
And then we realized we hadn’t posted news about ongoing Krita development for some time now. The main reason is that we’ve, well, been really busy doing development. The other reason is that we’re stuck making fully-featured preview builds on OSX and Linux. More about that later&#...
Nov 3 2017
Krita 3.3.2 Released
Today we are releasing Krita 3.3.2, a bugfix release for Krita 3.3.0. This release fixes two important regressions: Krita 3.3.1 would read brush presets with textures incorrectly. This is now fixed. Windows 1709 broke wintab and Windows Ink tablet handling in various ways; we worked around that and ...
Oct 30 2017
Interview with Erica Wagner
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m Erica Wagner, a STEAM Nerd, Teenpreneur, Author, Instructor, YouTuber and self-taught 2D and 3D artist. I’ve been doing graphic design for two years, 3D sculpting, voxel art, and 3d modeling for one year, and digital drawing for a little over six m...
Oct 16 2017
Interview with Cillian Clifford
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi everyone – my name is Cillian Clifford, I’m a 21 year old hobbyist artist and electronic musician, and an occasional animator, writer and game developer. I go by the username of Fatal-Exit online. I live in rural Ireland, a strange place for som...
Oct 11 2017
Krita 3.3.1
Today we are releasing Krita 3.3.1, a bugfix release for Krita 3.3.0. This release fixes two important regressions: Krita would crash if you would restart Krita after closing Krita with the reference images docker set to floating Krita 3.3.0 could not read .kra backup files or .kra files that were u...
Oct 2 2017
Interview with Emily Wei
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi! My name is Emily Wei, and I’m 19 years old. I was born in Taiwan, but I grew up in New Jersey. Right now, I’m back in Taiwan juggling university, freelance work, sleep, and a one-year course I’m taking at Kadokawa International Edutai...
Sep 28 2017
Krita 3.3.0
Less than a month after Krita 3.2.1, we’re releasing Krita 3.3.0. We’re bumping the version because there are some important changes, especially for Windows users in this version! Alvin Wong has implemented support for the Windows 8 event API, which means that Krita now supports the n-tr...
Sep 21 2017
Krita 3.3.0 – first release candidate
Less than a month after Krita 3.2.1, we’re getting ready to release Krita 3.3.0. We’re bumping the version because there are some important changes for Windows users in this version! Alvin Wong has implemented support for the Windows 8 event API, which means that Krita now supports the n...
Sep 16 2017
David Revoy teaches Krita course at university in Paris
This past week artist David Revoy visited the Université Cergy-Pontoise in Paris France to give a Krita training. The university’s teacher, Nicolas Priniotakis, has been using linux and other open source technology such as Blender. This was the first time the students have been exposed to Kri...
Sep 5 2017
Contracting
Development Contracting Have a feature you want to see in Krita? Maybe Krita would be great for you, but it is just missing that ONE feature that would make it perfect. Maybe it isn’t a feature, but just a bug you have to have squashed. We can help you try to get it in. Contact […]...
Sep 5 2017
Monthly Subscription
Why a Monthly Subscription? Individual donations are great, but the development fund gives us a regular income, which makes it possible to plan for the future. Fund raisers are most often feature oriented; the development fund gives us time to work on stability and polish. We now have 36 development...
Sep 4 2017
Interview with Miri
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi there, I’m Miri. I’ve been drawing ever since I could pick up a pencil and switched to digital in the past 3 or so years, currently enrolled in college to grind out credits and hopefully become an animator. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby ar...
Aug 26 2017
Angle and Windows Ink – a new test version of Krita for Windows
We’ve created a special version of Krita 4.0 pre-alpha for Windows users to test. This version contains two big new features that should solve the biggest problems Krita has on the Windows platform: Support for ANGLE. This is really technical, but basically, ANGLE is a technology that presents...
Aug 25 2017
Krita 3.2.1 Released
Krita 3.2.1 is a bug fix release. The following issues were fixed: Crash on startup if only OpenGL 2.1 is found: if you had to disable opengl for 3.2.0, you can try to enable it again A crash when changing layer types in the gmic-qt plugin A bug where gmic-qt could crash on odd-sized images [&hellip...
Aug 25 2017
Google Summer of Code: Help Alexey Kapustin by Testing His Work!
The Google Summer of Code is nearly at an end. One of our students, Alexey Kapustin, has made a Windows build of his work. Alexey has created a version of Krita that helps us figure out how people actually use Krita by aggregating anonymous data on how often Krita is started, how long it’s use...
Aug 24 2017
Krita’s Updated Vision
In 2010, during a developer sprint in Deventer, the Krita team sat down together with Peter Sikking to hammer out a vision statement for the project. Our old goal, be KDE’s Gimp/Photoshop, didn’t reflect what we really wanted to do. Here are some documents describing the creation of Krit...
Aug 17 2017
Sponsors
Sponsorship We welcome sponsors for Krita! If your company or organization would like to sponsor Krita, either for a one-off event or on a monthly basis, contact Boudewijn Rempt at foundation (at) krita (dot) org for more information Current Sponsors Private Internet Access sponsored the Krita Found...
Aug 17 2017
Krita 3.2.0 Released
Later than planned, here’s Krita 3.2.0! With the new G’Mic-qt plugin integration, the smart patch tool, finger painting on touch screens, new brush presets and a lot of bug fixes. Read the full release notes for more information!. Here’s GDQuest’s video introducing 3.2.0: Not...