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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
The documentation is online at and includes introduction guides and tutorials.
See what other Krita users are doing on our forums here:…
And here is our new Facebook page:…

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…

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.
We're doing a Krita user survey:…

It's mostly to figure out if there's certain combinations of hardware that are particularly buggy, but we also ask other things, like what you use Krita the most for, or what your biggest gripes are.
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Cypruns Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Problems on a windows 10, 


It opens and everything but its super slow.

I cant see my drawing till I click off of the canvas and onto the panels. I've tried a few things, but nothing is working.
Sandonsnow Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  New Deviant
configure krita-> display -> open Gl
TheraHedwig Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Student General Artist
Thanks for trying to help! It's really encouraging to see users help one another :)
Sandonsnow Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  New Deviant
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Cypruns Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Already tried it. It's still unusable
EVILMEL0N Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am tired of having my kritia crashed and quit unexpectedly every single time as soon as new image appeared. I think it has something to do with my upgraded iMac. Your website said it required minimum version of OSX 10.9 and mine is 10.11... is that reason? If so, please makes it required all versions :( :( :( :(
Moochacinno Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
soo i had this problem when i updated to krita 3.01 to 3.1.1 all the presets arent in the brush tags anymore except for the favorite presets tag... is there a way to fix this or could i only put the brushes in the tags manually?
Lil-Boe-Peep Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2016  Professional General Artist
krita wont let me draw on it, it keeps zooming in and it wont let me use it and its kinda pissing me off

can someone help please?
TheraHedwig Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2016  Student General Artist
This is an OSX specific issue, where for some reason QT, which is what we have build Krita on, sees the event fired by your stylus getting near the tablet as a scroll event. You can work around this by going to settings->configure Krita->canvas input events and removing scroll under zoom.
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