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What is Krita?

Krita is a free and open source, KDE program for sketching and painting, offering an end–to–end solution for creating digital painting files from scratch by masters.

Fields of painting that Krita explicitly supports are concept art, creation of comics and textures for rendering.

Modelled on existing real-world painting materials and workflows, Krita supports creative working by getting out of the way and with snappy response.

You can download Krita for free (as well as all the latest news and improvements) at Krita.org: krita.org
The documentation is online at docs.krita.org and includes introduction guides and tutorials.
See what other Krita users are doing on our forums here: forum.kde.org/viewforum.php?f=…
And here is our new Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Krita-F…

If you are having trouble uploading krita made images, check this link for a step-by-step for converting your image to a nice deviantart-ready png or jpg docs.krita.org/Saving_for_the_…

We only accept images that had Krita used in making them. When submitting images to this group, be sure to tag it with Krita or mention Krita in the description, so that we can verify that.
Now, I have two links for you:

krita.org/item/krita-3-0-relea…

The release candidate announcement!

But we have newer builds on at the kickstarter page:

www.kickstarter.com/projects/k…

Also of note: New builds, tutorials, the Painting with Krita book out in Japanese, New brushkits, and information about OSX vs iOS.
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Andorada Featured By Owner Edited 10 hours ago
Hi Guys! :wave:

I totally love Krita!! Your team is doing a wonderful work! :heart:
Is there a way to add more brushes to it? :flirty:
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TheraHedwig Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Student General Artist
Yes, you can make them yourself via the brush settings dropdown(press f5 if you can't find it).

You can also import bundles via the resource manager under settings. Bundles would be downloadable from around the interwebs, we collect links at docs.krita.org/resources.

In general, check out this page: docs.krita.org/Loading_and_Sav…
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kargaroc586 Featured By Owner May 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
The best art program that isn't a dictatorship
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TheraHedwig Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
Cheers!
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AnimeGabiPKM Featured By Owner May 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Umm... Can someone help me with a little problem. I just got Krita yesterday and I just finished my first piece of work on it. It won't let me upload to Deviant art, can some one help me with this....??
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TheraHedwig Featured By Owner May 1, 2016  Student General Artist
We have a special guide for this: docs.krita.org/Saving_for_the_…
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AnimeGabiPKM Featured By Owner May 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, I'll look at this now..
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BloodyWing Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi folks. I want to remind you that if you submit something to our gallery. Please mention krita somewhere (description, a Tag, title) to show us or me that it was done with krita. Otherwise your image would expire in the queue and we move to the next submissions.

Thank you o/
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FishSlapp Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey Krita people, I wanted to throw a little compliment out there for you. I've tried many different art programs from paint, paint tool sai, photoshop, basically you name it, and still so far, Krtia comes out on top. This is by far one of my most favorite to use programs that is very easy to use and very fluid as well. I've been using it for over two years now to do almost all of my work, and it has yet to fail me in any aspect. This program is virtually perfect for anyone who is looking for a great program to use for creating and editing their art work, and I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a great and free program.
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Astrokiwi Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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