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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: https://files.kde.org/krita/extras/FX_01.bundle...
Sep 28 2022
Only Download Krita From Trusted Places
We were informed that there are compromised downloads of Krita being offered, from Russian domains: https://krita-soft.ru https://krita-rus.ru Please only download Krita from trusted sources: https://krita.org, https://download.kde.org, 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...
Sep 13 2022
Krita 5.1.1 Released
Today we’re releasing Krita 5.1.1. This is strictly a bug fix release. Two serious problems are fixed in this release: a slowdown in start-up time experienced by some people, and a crash when copying a vector layer. Other fixes are: Native macOS touchpad gestures should now work properly. BUG:...
Aug 18 2022
Krita 5.1.0 Released!
Today we’re releasing Krita 5.1.0, a major new feature release! Highlights Even more operations can handle multiple selected layers. We’ve improved support for the WebP, Photoshop layered TIFF and Photoshop files, and there’s new support for the JPEG-XL file format. We’re now...
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...