Category Archives: Krita

Week 32,33,34: Sheep, fixing and cleaning Krita

Let’s review what I was working on in Krita lately. On Monday, week 32 I pinged  David Revoy on #krita IRC channel, digital painter,with question what bugs him in Krita the most lately. He wrote nice report for us, but … Continue reading

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Week 31: Fixing custom and predefined brushes

Custom brush was disabled feature for quite a long time in Krita and I resurrected the feature from the dust in week 30. Further testing uncovered a lot of bugs. First bug occurred when you used color mask as grayscale … Continue reading

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Week 30: Custom brush works

Creating custom brushes is important for digital painters. A brush mask you can create using procedural dialogs we have (like Auto brush, Softbrush) has advantages of being somehow like a vector – you can easily scale them and rotate them … Continue reading

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Week 29: Performance and bugs

This week I continued to work on fixing Krita. I started with outlines. When you fix something, you break something other sometimes. It happened this time. Duplicate brush known as clone tool in Gimp is somehow special regarding the outlines. … Continue reading

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Week 28: Bug fixing

This week was devoted to bug fixing. I started with line algorithms. We had some various todo’s in our KisPainter’s line rasterization routines. KisPainter is something like QPainter in Qt, but works with our KisPaintDevice. KisPaintDevice is pixel buffer with … Continue reading

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Week 26,27: Photoshop brushes, Krita on Windows

I continued to work on Photoshop ( PS in text further) brush presets support in Krita. I was exploring what features we miss and I started to implement some of them. I implemented parsing of the brush and tip dynamics … Continue reading

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Week 25: Photoshop brush support II

Last week I worked on spray brush to make some room for Photoshop presets. This week I focused on abr format again. I started with inspecting the Krita preset format. We save our presets as embedded text in PNG file. … Continue reading

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Week 24: Photoshop brush support in Krita

Thanks to the pledge we did long time ago and thanks to the community member, Silvio Grosso, who made major donation, I’m working on Krita for next ~12 weeks full-time.  The Krita community and me prepared Action Plan II. It’s … Continue reading

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Week 10: Default button

I hopped to the second part of the action plan already in week 9 and I’m working on features now. I also fix bugs these days. Performance part is pretty much done. But when we discover some regression or some … Continue reading

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Hairy brush improvements

I renamed my very first brush engine, sumi-e, I wrote a long time ago. It was Google Summer Of Code 2008, the year I joined the Krita team. This brush engine started my joy over  the brush engines. I have … Continue reading

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