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Open Source Software for Concept
Artists, Digital Painters, and Illustrators

What is Krita?

Krita is a FREE digital painting and illustration application.

Krita offers CMYK support, HDR painting, perspective grids, dockers, filters, painting assistants, and many other features you would expect. Check out the gallery to see what other artists have done with Krita

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Interview with Livio Fania



Funding Krita
Even Free software needs to be funded. Apart from being very collectible, money is really useful: it can buy transportation so contributors can meet, accommodation so they can sleep, time so they can code, write documentation, create icons and other graphics, hardware to test and develop the softwar...
2015 KDE Sprints Fundraiser
Krita is a part of the KDE Community. Without KDE, Krita wouldn’t exist, and KDE still supports Krita in many different ways. KDE is a world-wide community for people and projects who create free software. That ranges from applications like Krita, Digikam, Kdenlive to education software like G...
August Update
Let’s ramble a bit… It’s August, which means vacation time. Well, vacation is a big word! Krita was represented at Akademy 2015 with three team members. We gave presentations and talks and in general had a good time meeting up with other KDE hackers. And we added a couple of vacati...
Monthly Drawing Challenge August 2015
(by jmf) The 6th iteration of the Monthly Drawing Challenge is taking place on the Krita Forums! This month’s topic is… Ancient To enter, post your picture on the August drawing challenge thread. The deadline is August 24, 2015. You are free to interpret the topic in any way. Let your imagin...
Krita 2.9.6 released!
After a month of bugfixing, we give you Krita 2.9.6! With lots of bugfixes, but bugfixes aren’t the only thing in 2.9.6, we also have a few new features! The biggest change is that we now have selection modifiers! They are configured as follows: Shift+click: add to selection. Alt+click: subtra...
The votes are in!
Here’s the definitive list of stretch goal votes. A whopping 94,1% of eligible voters (622 of 661) actually voted: 94,9% of kickstarter backers and 84,01% of paypal backers. Thank you again, everyone who pledged, donated and voted, for your support! Votes Stretch goal Phabricator Task 0 N/A Ex...
Interview with Livio Fania
Could you tell us something about yourself? I’m Livio Fania. I’m Italian Illustrator living in France. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I paint professionally. What genre(s) do you work in? I make illustrations for press, posters and children books. My universe is made by...
Penultimate Kickstarter voting results
Two weeks before voting closes we’re at a response rate of 91.38%: 604 of 661 possible votes. If you’re eligible to vote and haven’t done so yet, you have until 10am CEST on July 6 to make the response rate even higher! Note that no-award backers who have pledged 15 euros or more c...
Krita and Bug Week!
It’s been a while since we made a new build of Krita… So, here’s Krita! In all the hectics surrounding the Kickstarter campaign, we worked our tails off to add new features, improvements and fixes, and that caused considerable churn in the code. And that, in turn, meant tha...
Interview with Graphos
Could you tell us something about yourself? My name is Przemek Świszcz. I also publish as Graphos. I’m a drawer and a graphic artist. I do comic strips and illustrations and create in 3D as well. Do you paint professionally, as a hobby artist, or both? I draw professionally but it is also my hobb...
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