On the road to Krita 3.0.1
The 2016 Kickstarter was successfully funded, but we're still working hard on the last stretch goals funded by the 2015 kickstarter. July 15th we'll be releasing Krita 3.0.1 with two... Read more
Krita 3.0 Released!
We've not yet implemented all stretch goals in 3.0 -- the remainder will get into 3.1, but here's the Krita 3.0 release! For Windows, Linux and OSX. With animation support,... Read more
The First Krita 3.0 Release Candidate
If you're also a backer of this year's kickstarter project (already over 18000 euros), you'll already know, but if not... The first 3.0 release candidate is out! Of course, immediately... Read more
Krita 2016 Kickstarter: Let's Make Text and Vectors Awesome
Thank you all for backing Krita's 2015 Krita 3.1 kickstarter! With your support, we added awesome animation tools and super-fast Instant Preview painting to Krita, as well as a bunch... Read more
First Beta Out
We just released the first Beta of Krita 3.0. Read all about it here:
We now have 32 and 64 bits Windows builds with a much stabler G'Mic, there are... Read more
Third version of Krita 3.0 pre-alpha is out!
We just released 3.0 pre-alpha 3! It has all the features that we managed to implement for 3.0; the other Kickstarter backed features will be in subsequent 3.x releases,... Read more
Sent all the things!
The last mail bags were at the post office 20 minutes before it closed. Your reward should arrive soon, or even already have arrived.
So there's no picture of mail... Read more
We've got a new release. Well, we've got two! 2.9.11 and 3.0 pre-alpha 2:
Lots of bug fixes, new features and improvements! And in the meantime, Irina is packing... Read more
Sending all the things!
Finally I've got everything, except 9 T-shirts still to be delivered this week, so I'm sending!
This small pile of mailbags contains envelopes with sticker sheet/cheatsheet (the rest is in... Read more
Krita 3.0 pre-alpha!
Yes -- pre-alpha. That means it's experimental as heck, both the applications as well as the builds. The big issue, of course, isn't the kickstarter-funded features we're working on, but... Read more
Apparently, making laminated shortcut sheets is a lot of work... Delivery of the rewards was delayed with a month because of the shortcut sheets -- and then when we took... Read more
Krita 2.9.10! And more...
Time for another update! We've just released our tenth bugfix release, with a whole bunch of fixes... And we're working on updated Animation beta packages. The response to the first... Read more
The first beta of the big kickstarter features is out! The animation plugin is ready for use, and we'd love feedback on it, and suggestions for improvements. The big speed... Read more
Rewards are coming!
The postcards have started arriving! If yours isn't there yet, it will probably arrive in a couple of days.
This morning I was on the phone with the print shop... Read more
Postcards and releases!
Over six hundred postcards are being sent out by ace Krita hacker Dmitry Kazakov:
And in the meantime, there's a new release:
And the first Krita book in En,glish,... Read more
DVD's sent out, rewards ordered!
Things are moving! Specifically, the post office is moving things!
On Monday, Irina sent out copies of the Secrets of Krita DVD to all the backers who choose that reward... Read more
The postcards Dmitry is going to send out have been printed. All that remains to be done is writing them :-)
And on Monday, we'll be visiting the printer for... Read more
Voting time (again!)
This month, we ran a special edition of the monthly drawing contest: draw Kiki, and get your work on a kickstarter t-shirt! The contest now has drawn to a close,... Read more
It's the end of the long, lazy summer... So today we release the last feature release of the 2.9 series. With the hundreds of fixes, improvements and new features we... Read more
This is going to be a bit rambling. It’s a lovely warm and sunny August (well, it was, until last week), and August means vacation time. Er... Akademy time. Vacation... Read more
Selection modifier keys!
And the first kickstarter feature -- the transform tool bug selected by one of our backers as their favourite bug got fixed for this release. And there are more bug... Read more
Voting is done
Thank you again for pledging and voting! Without further ado, here's the final tally.
If you were too late to vote, don't worry! You can still send in your survey... Read more
Most of the votes are in!
If you haven't sent in your survey yet, you can still do so! And if you've had no survey because you're a no-award backer, and you have pledged 15 euros... Read more
House cleaning builds!
While waiting for Kickstarter to transfer the results of this campaign, we've been busy tidying up. After all, before doing a big chunk of new development, we'd better have as... Read more
And there were are, campaign ended, champagne (only a half-bot, but it was very nice) and cakes consumed! With the awesome sprint at the end, we're now at nine full... Read more
It looks like we'll be able to break the 30,000 euros on Kickstarter with just a little bit of effort... And we're getting close to 3,000 euros on Paypal as... Read more
Less than a day to go...
Will we reach €30,000... We're already at €28,910 which is totally amazing, and there's also €2775 donated through paypal! And in the meantime, Dmitry finished off another stretch goal (well, the... Read more
Seven stretch goals? Or more?
Amazing! €27,487 on Kickstarter as of writing, € 2,612 through paypal -- that means not just performance improvements, animation capabilities, but also almost seven stretch goals! That's going to make... Read more
Four stretch goals, interview with David Revoy and a brush history docker!
Paypal and kickstarter together, we're at €23,844 + € 2,455, total € 26,299, that is fourstretch goals and a bit! In the meantime, we've had another round of testing... Read more
Almost four stretch goals, 8 days to go!
We're over two thirds with the campaign now, only eight days to go! On the other hand, eight whole days to go! Let's grab as much stretch goals as possible!... Read more
Two stretch goals and new builds!
We’ve to got our second stretchgoal through both Kickstarter and the Paypal donations! We hope we can get many more so that you, our users, get to choose more ways... Read more
Interview with Katarzyna Oleska!
Katarzyna is artist who made the awesome covers for the German tranlsations of Terry Pratchett's discworld novels. In this exclusive interview (with video) she talks about how she's using Krita... Read more
Some more tutorials we wanted to share
Quick status update: even without the paypal backers, we're at a full stretch goal now, and Paypal counts for at least half a stretch goal!
Here's Wolthera's video on the... Read more
Upcoming fixes and stretch goals...
So, on Sunday, we made the base target for our Kickstarter! Unless too many backers decide to cancel their pledges, funding for making Krita really, really fast and animation support... Read more
While a new version is building... With some very nice changes by a new contributor, too! But that's for later today!
Right now, I wanted to share the link to... Read more
As Terry Pratchett famously said, multiple exclamation marks are a sure sign of a deranged mind. Well, sure!!! We've made our initial goal, and we're only about half-way through the... Read more
We're in the middle of the second week, and it looks like we'll cross the total amount you backed us with in last year's campaign by the end of the... Read more
New builds, Linux Action Show and... Amelia draws sketch commissions for our Kickstarter
I've just uploaded new builds for Windows and OSX. Well worth downloading because there are a couple of really nice fixes. Photoshop-style layer styles with gradients are now loaded and... Read more
I hadn't realized, but it's the recording that's today for the Linux Action show, not the broadcasting! That's going to be Sunday, of course! Your friendly Krita maintainer is all... Read more
Krita at Linux Action Show
We'll have new builds with bug fixes for you tomorrow... But in the meantime, today Krita will be in the Linux Action Show! Tonight, 21:00 CET!
Go crazy with transform masks!
We're at 355 backers and almost 12,000 euros... That's pretty awesome! But all the same, don't slow down in sharing our campaign around the world! We're not there yet, and... Read more
Almost at 50%
So, we're in our third day, and we're almost at 50%! That's amazing! We're at about half the number of backers we had last year! But let's not go all... Read more
Wow, what a day...
The first twenty-four hours were hectic! Thanks everyone for supporting Krita with such vim and energy! As of writing, we're at €6,755.40! That's over 30% of our initial goal, in one... Read more