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Aug 19 2019
Interview with Chayse Goodall
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi, my name is Chayse Goodall. I am 14 years old. I just draw for fun! Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I do animate and draw for a hobby. My artwork improves little by little, but I don’t think it’ll be good enough [&he...
Aug 12 2019
Krita 2019 Sprint
Officially, on Friday the 2019 Krita Sprint was over. However, most people stayed until Saturday… It’s been a huge sprint! Almost a complete convention, a meeting of developers and artists. The sprinters, artists, contributors and artists/contributors, all together. Photo taken by Krzyś...
Aug 6 2019
Interview with Ray Waysider
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m uncomfortable with this question from which you may surmise that I’m quite introverted or that I’m conscious of my tendency to overshare. Both are true. I’m a white, heterosexual male but I do keep bees, so… Do you paint profe...
Aug 2 2019
Krita 4.2.5 Released
We found that Krita 4.2.4 still had a bug handling shortcuts when certain tools were active. We’ve worked hard to fix that bug as quickly as possible, and as a consequence, we’re releasing Krita 4.2.5 today. Everyone is urged to update to this new release. Bugs Fixed Fix an assert in the...
Aug 2 2019
The Inside View: How Krita is Developed
In this post, I want to share with you how we’re developing Krita. Of course, the post’s title is already nonsense, since there’s no “inside” and “outside” when it comes to Krita. Krita is a free software project, and as open as it can be. If you use Krita, ...
Aug 1 2019
Check out Krita’s Youtube Channel
Even though there is a ton of Krita videos on Youtube, Krita’s own youtube channel was neglected. Until recently! Working together with Ramon Miranda of Muses and Digital Atelier fame, we’re going to publish new videos about Krita regularly. Here’s the first one!...
Jul 31 2019
Krita 4.2.4 Released
We’re releasing Krita 4.2.4 today. The most important fixes are to the shortcut input system and the saving system. Krita 4.2.3 had a bug where a message window would often pop up complaining about a shortcut not being finished properly; this should no longer happen. Anna Medonosova has harden...
Jul 22 2019
Interview with Manga Tengu
Could you tell us something about yourself? Hi I’m Nour, better known as “manga tengu”. I’ve loved drawing since I was a kid. I think it is because pen and paper have always been the most widespread toys for children. When I got to choose what to study I went for architecture...
Jul 17 2019
Krita 4.2.3 Released
Today we’re releasing Krita 4.2.3. This is mostly a bug fix release, but has one new feature: it is now possible to rotate the canvas with a two-finger touch gesture. This feature was implemented by Sharaf Zaman for his 2019 Google Summer of Code work of porting Krita to Android. The feature a...
Jul 12 2019
Guest post: Coloring book & wall art created with Krita
On July 6th we launched Dream Ripple, an art studio located in Minneapolis, MN. We’d like to share a bit about who we are and how Krita aided us in creating our launch project – Wandering: a coloring book and wall art collection that features 50 hand-drawn illustrations of peculiar line-orga...
Jul 8 2019
Interview with Enrique Gan
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Enrique Gan. I live in California and I’m currently a computer science student. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I’m definitely just a hobbyist artist but I’d like to start making money eventually. But, ...
Jun 27 2019
Krita 4.2.2 Released
Within a month of Krita 4.2.1, we’re releasing Krita 4.2.2. This is another bug fix release. We intend to have monthly bug fix releases of Krita 4.2 until it’s time to release 4.3, which will have new features as well. Here’s the list of bug fixes: Text editor: make sure the backgr...
Jun 24 2019
Interview with Chris Tallerås
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Chris Tallerås and I’m a 23 year old dude from the Olympic city of Lillehammer in Norway and I do political activism traveling the country to fight the climate crisis and to advocate free culture/free, libre & opensource software in o...
Jun 18 2019
Digital Atelier: now also in Russian
Thanks to the hard work of Maria Malakhova (https://vk.com/owly.owlet) and Ramon Miranda (https://www.ramonmiranda.com/), Digital Atelier is now also available spoken in Russian!And the Russian version is, just like the English version, only €19,95 this month! Get Digital Atelier Not only does thi...
Jun 13 2019
June 2019 Krita Development Update
Time for another development update. The last one was in April. We skipped reporting on May, because doing a release takes a lot of time and effort and concentration! And then we had to do a bugfix release in the first week of June; the next release, Krita 4.2.2, will be out by the end […]...
Jun 13 2019
Krita 4.3 Release Notes
Palettize filter: https://phabricator.kde.org/D21682 by Carl Schwan High Pass Filter: https://phabricator.kde.org/D20475 by Miguel Lopez...
Jun 10 2019
Interview with Asja Flaim
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Asja Flaim and I am 13 years old. I am from Italy. I love to draw and to put my thoughts to paper. Especially when I am sad, drawing helps me feel much better. How did you find out about Krita? When I got my […]...
Jun 7 2019
Krita at the 2019 Libre Graphics Meeting
Every year, many people working on free or open source graphics applications and projects, as well as people using those applications, come together for the Libre Graphics Meeting. Originally started with the GIMP team getting together, these meetings have grown into an institution. This year’...
Jun 6 2019
Digital Atelier: Painter Brushes and Video Tutorials Now 50% Off
To celebrate the new release, we’re doing a 50% off sale of Digital Atelier, Ramon Miranda’s painterly brushes and tutorials pack for the rest of this month! Get Digital Atelier in the Krita shop! Not only does this contain over fifty new brush presets, more than thirty new brush tips an...
Jun 5 2019
Krita 4.2.1 Released
Krita 4.2.1 Hot on the heels of 4.2.0, we’re releasing Krita 4.2.1. Most importantly, this release fixes an issue where after painting for a long time, Krita would become slow because the undo stack would grow infinitely. There are other fixes, too: saving and loading .kra files containing vec...