Author Archives: LukasT

Krita Sprint 2014

Past First Krita sprint that I attended was back in 2010, in Netherlands, Deventer. We were hosted by Krita maintainer, Boudewijn Rempt. The main topic back then was to define product vision for Krita . It was a great idea to … Continue reading

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Create textures with Krita

Field of painting that Krita explicitly supports is also creating textures for rendering. This field gets attention mostly these days. Transform tool was improved just recently. One bug, that caught my attention, was about transforming layers with offset. It is essential image … Continue reading

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Calligra Essen sprint 2013: Day 2

Greetings from Essen! The 2nd day of Calligra sprint in Essen started with discussion about redesigning UI in Calligra so that the applications can be delivered easily on more platforms. The first candidate for UI code refactoring is going to … Continue reading

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Calligra Essen sprint 2013: Day 1

Calligra sprint 2013 is taking place in Essen, Germany. We are occupying Linuxhotel, which happens to be a very nice Linux hotel. The rooms are nice, the meeting hall is nice. Cool place with Linux mascot everywhere. I like the equipment of … Continue reading

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Libre Graphics Meeting 2012

I spent 5 days in Vienna, participating at the Libre Graphics Meeting 2012. It is conference full of developers, artists and users connected to open-source tools. You can meet there MyPaint, Gimp, Inkscape or Scribus developers. At least I did! Or you can … Continue reading

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Krita Bug hunting day

5th november 2011 since the early morning til the late night (almost) no matter where you are, the Krita IRC channel #krita on freenode. This bug hunting event is about help you to try Krita, it’s about finding hidden bugs … Continue reading

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Krita bug-fixing

There are few Krita developers sponsored to work on Krita part-time and I’m one of them. It’s all donated by one man from Krita community, Silvio Grosso. Big thanks goes to him. Thanks to this initiative I can spend few … Continue reading

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Alchemy in Krita: shape, mirroring, multihand painting

There is an open drawing project, called Alchemy. I noticed this project while watching some video tutorials made by David Revoy. He uses this tool in his workflow. I noticed that people can draw crazy interesting stuff with that tool. … Continue reading

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Krita part-time report

My full-time sponsored developing of Krita ended few months ago and I’m already working in my day job as software developer. So far it’s fun, I enjoy my new work place and colleges and basically I’m happy to work in … Continue reading

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Harmony brush adoption in Krita: Sketch

Besides my sponsored work on Krita, I work in my spare time (if I find some) on some new features. I did a thesis about brush painting and I still enjoy this topic. So when I find some new interesting … Continue reading

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