Krita

Week recap — 1 February 2021
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releases of BlenderBIM, Shotcut, Surge and liquidsfz, new features in GIMP, darktable, Krita, Blender, ArmorPaint, Olive

Week recap — 25 January 2021
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releases of Zrythm and Guitarix, new features in Krita, darktable, Siril, Blender

This is 2021: what's coming in free/libre software
by Alexandre Prokoudine

A look across the full spectrum of digital content creation software

Week recap — 9 December 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

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

Week recap — 1 December 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

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

Multi-week recap — 25 November 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

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

Week recap — 3 November 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Highlights: Blender Conference was online this year, new releases of BlenderBIM, Pitivi, Shotcut, Qtractor, new free/libre VST3 plugins for Linux, new features in Inkscape, Krita, FreeCAD, Dust3D.

Week recap — 23 October 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

So this is going to be an update that covers both recent and not so recent events.

Week recap — 18 August 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

LibreDWG gets v0.11 release and goes beta

Week recap — 21 July 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

LibreDWG gets v0.11 release and goes beta

Week recap — 13 July 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

First virtual reality code lands to Blender

Week recap — 9 March 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Half the free non-linear video editors got updates

Week recap — 2 March 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Major releases by Blender, MyPaint, GIMP, and MusE teams, coding sprint by Krita devs, first release candidate of Dust3D v1.0, new release of Shotcut, major changes in Olive and enve.

Week recap — 10 February 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releases of RawTherapee, Cinelerra, and OpenShot available, the Krita team is fixing unit tests, there are even more UX fixes in GIMP, there have been major Godot news, the enve developer is unstoppable!

Week recap — 3 February 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releases of ART, Synfig, and OpenToonz, massive improvements in GIMP, Siril, Blender, enve, and Olive, new beta of Shotcut, a great deal of bugfixing in Krita for upcoming v4.3.0.

Week recap — 3 December 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New version of FluidSynth reads DLS samples and has new reverb engine

Week recap — 27 November 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Krita gets magnetic lasso

The art of Philipp Urlich
by Alexandre Prokoudine

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

Week recap — 24 September 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Inkscape 1.0 beta is out with native macOS support

Week recap — 10 September 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

GIMP gets out-of-canvas pixels display

Week recap — 3 September 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Krita is getting support for PaintTool SAI files

Week recap — 28 August 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

CUPS switches to Apache 2.0 license with GPL exception

Week recap — 19 August 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releases of G'MIC, DJV, and Shotcut video editor

Podcast ep. 001 - Interview with Krita developers
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Krita team on funding the development and bringing in new contributors

Week recap — 12 August 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Amazing sculpting tools are coming to Blender 2.81

Week recap — 4 August 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Week highlights: major changes in GIMP, exciting new features in Krita, new releases of Luminance HDR, Exiv2, Scribus, and FontForge, gazillion of news in the Blender department, new ArmorPaint releases.

Week recap — 15 May 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releses of AzPainter and RawTherapee are out.

Week recap — 25 February 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Inkscape is getting a new visual live path effects selector

Week recap — 18 February 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

GEGL is getting its own node compositing tool

Week recap — 4 February 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Intel publishes open source projects for AV1 encoding and image denoising

Week recap — 14 January 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

MyPaint gets better smudging and initial filmic support.

Winter break recap — 8 January 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

MuseScore 3.0 is out, Blender turns 25 years old.

Week recap — 23 December 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Manuel Bastioni Lab add-on for Blender gets a community fork

Week recap — 16 December 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Blender's video sequencer gets a new maintainer

The art of Ngan Pham
by Alexandre Prokoudine

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.

Week recap — 9 December 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

NVidia publishes PhysX SDK physics engine as an open source project

Week recap — 2 December 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

HISE 2.0.0 lands to let anyone create sample-based virtual instruments

Week recap — 25 November 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Stalled development of Natron gets prime-time attention

The art of Yaroslav Chyzhevskyi
by Alexandre Prokoudine

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

Week recap — 18 November 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Inkscape starts exploring multithreaded canvas rendering

The Art of Martin Trokenheim
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Today, we are talking to Martin Trokenheim, an illustrator from Sweden. Martin worked as a professional illustrator, abandoned and then rediscovered drawing, and started rocking with MyPaint and then with Krita.

Week recap — 11 November 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

ArmorPaint got unlimited undo support and better FBX importer

Week recap — 4 November 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New version of QGIS released with 3D and animation features

The art of Sylvia Ritter
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Sylvia Ritter made an impressive amount of beautiful paintings with Krita!

Week recap — 21 October 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Krita fundraiser is now successfully completed

Week recap — 14 October 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Microsoft is granting access to 60,000+ patents including type design ones

Week recap — 7 October 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New major releases of Valentina and G’MIC are available

Week recap — 30 September 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

New releases of Audacity, Krita and Pencil2D, new Blender add-ons, PipeWire project is getting serious about pro audio workflows.

The Art of Adrian dela Cerna
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Today, we talk to Adrian dela Cerna, an artist from USA who has been using Krita quite a lot for the past few years.

Week recap — 22 September 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Krita team launches a new fundraiser

2018 in perspective
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Let's see what this year is bringing us

Krita to kickstart new text and vector tools
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Krita Foundation announced their third Kickstarter project to fund development of new text and vector tools

Book Review: Digital Painting with Krita 2.9
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Newly published book by Scott Petrovic will get you started with the free/libre painting program in no time

The complete story of Paris-8 university going for Krita, Blender, Natron
by Alexandre Prokoudine

In an exclusive in-depth interview, François Grassard talks about integration of Krita, Blender, Natron into the program of Paris-8 university.

Playkot's SuperCity game graphics done with Blender, Krita, GIMP
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Is it feasible to create graphics for a really popular social network game with free software? Two years and 4,000,000 users later the answer seems obvious.

Free meets affordable — Krita gets support for Huion graphic tablets
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Recently, Huion sent one of their H610 graphic tablets to the Krita team to make sure it's supported, but is there more to it than meets the eye?

MyPaint gets SAI brushes, Krita goes for Alchemy's pull shapes
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Can you feel it in the air? There seems to be an urge to port useful features from less actively into more actively developed software projects

What free software projects will be sponsored by Google this summer?
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Last night, Google started publishing the list of mentoring organizations accepted to the Summer of Code 2013 program

Krita 2.6 released, what's coming in the next version?
by Alexandre Prokoudine

The KDE project announced release of Calligra Suite 2.6, a set of free office, graphics and productivity applications. The crown jewel of the release is Krita, an image editor with advanced painting features.

Interview with Krita developers, 2008
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Here is the first post-LGM2008 interview. This time it were developers of Krita, the KOffice almighty graphics editor, who dared to cross journalism firing line.