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Weekly Recaps

A mostly weekly look at what's new in the world of Libre Arts.

Week recap — 9 December 2020
9 December 2020

New releases of Krita and Shotcut, new features in Siril, Blender, Olive

Week recap — 1 December 2020
1 December 2020

New major releases of Blender, Font Manager, DrumGizmo, amSynth

Multi-week recap — 25 November 2020
Multi-week recap — 25 November 2020

New releases of GIMP, Scribus, FontForge, Synfig, Tahoma2D, LibreDWG, Giada, Ardour

Podcast

Conversations with developers and users of free software for creative professionals.

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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


Tutorials

How to use free/libre software for good honest work

How to use math input in GIMP
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
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
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.

Showcases

Great works of art made with free/libre software

The art of Philipp Urlich
The art of Philipp Urlich

The art of Philipp Urlich: immersive landscapes and GauGAN in digital painting

The art of Ngan Pham
The art of Ngan Pham

Today we are talking to Ngan Pham, a young artist residing in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Ngan extensively uses Krita as a freelance concept artist and illustrator.

The art of Yaroslav Chyzhevskyi
The art of Yaroslav Chyzhevskyi

Yaroslav likes using it all: both Krita, MyPaint, and GIMP.

Posts

Other posts about the Libre Arts community.

Scribus 1.5.6 and beyond
Scribus 1.5.6 and beyond
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New unstable version of Scribus is available with several interesting improvements such as PDF-based printing, PDF 1.6 compatibility with OpenType fonts embedding, and more changes.

GIMP 2.99.2 vs 2.10.x: which one do you pick?
GIMP 2.99.2 vs 2.10.x: which one do you pick?
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Now that the GIMP team is back to releasing both stable and unstable updates, here is the question that a lot of people will be asking. Should they go for 2.99.2? Or should they stick to the stable 2.10 series?

RIP Bill Morrow
RIP Bill Morrow
by Alexandre Prokoudine

The Cinelerra community is mourning the loss of W.P. Morrow aka Good Guy

How to use math input in GIMP
How to use math input in GIMP
by Alexandre Prokoudine

How to do simple calculations in the spinbox widgets where you input numeric values