Krita is an open-source sketching and digital painting software. Unlike any other image manipulation programs like Photoshop or GIMP, Krita supports tons of other features that are required for creating a professional art. So, in short, you can say…. Krita is made for artists. Some of the art areas where Krita is widely preferred are – concept arts, texture and matte paintings, illustrations, comics and visual effects.
Here’s some of the top features in Krita, which you might find interesting.
1. If you have a shaky hand then you can add a stabilizer to the brush to draw a smooth line.
2. With pop-up palette, you can quickly choose the color and brush type by just right clicking the mouse inside the canvas.
4. With the help of 9 unique brush engines, you can customize and save your own brush.
5. You can even download the brushes and textures shared by other artists from it’s online resources page.
Krita has been in development since 10 years. Recently, Krita 3.1.3 was introduced with more than 50 bug fixes. Here’s how you can download it’s latest version in Linux Mint or Ubuntu.
Open the terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and run the following commands one by one :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa
sudo apt update
sudo apt install krita