2023 in previewby Alexandre Prokoudine
What's coming this year across the entire stack of free software for creatives
A mostly weekly look at what's new in the world of Libre Arts.
Weekly recap — 19 March 2023
DreamWorks Animation releases MoonRay, FreeCAD team starts merging toponaming fixes
Weekly recap — 12 March 2023
New releases of VCV Rack and plugdata, GIMP is getting on-canvas equidistant distribution
Conversations with developers and users of free software for creative professionals.
Podcast ep. 003 - Paul Davis on fixing big Linux audio issues
This is a the second part of the interview with Paul Davis. It's time to talk about some big stuff that is relevant to virtually every user of Linux audio applications for music-making.
Podcast ep. 002 - Paul Davis on the deep rewrite of Ardour
This is the first part of a long interview with Paul Davis, founder and lead developer of Ardour, free/libre digital audio workstation.
Podcast ep. 001 - Interview with Krita developers
Krita team on funding the development and bringing in new contributors
How to use free/libre software for good honest work
How to use math input in GIMP
How to do simple calculations in the spinbox widgets where you input numeric values
Mastering Inkscape in 2018
What’s best among books, courses, and tutorials on the free/libre vector graphics editor
How to view reference images in GIMP
A fellow darktable contributor asked about the washed-out effect he discovered in one of my pictures. Here is how I do it.
Great works of art made with free/libre software
Revolutionizing garment-making in Italy with Valentina
Here is a tailor shop in Sicily actively using Valentina for pattern design
Hands-on reviews of free/libre software
Other posts about the Libre Arts community.
Streamlining Inkscape for the massesby Alexandre Prokoudine
An interview with the Inkscape team on better development process and UX improvements
You'd have to be crazy to rewrite GIMP in anything — Interview with Ellby Alexandre Prokoudine
Interview with Ell, core team developer of GIMP
Introducing enve, free/libre 2D animation toolby Alexandre Prokoudine
New 2D animation tool enve is shaping up nicely