Krita: Getting started ver. 4

Last Updated on December 25, 2021 by shibatau

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I. Krita

Krita is a professional FREE and open source painting program.

Krita 5.0 released!

II. Learning basics

Let’s learn basics from the following tutorial:

III. Creating a new document

The settings for learning is here:

IV. Try drawing

Add a paint layer and draw with a brush.

V. Handling canvas

Move canvas: Spacebar + Mouse

Restore canvas: 2   

Zoom canvas: Spacebar + Command + Mouse

Restore canvas: 2    

Rotate canvas: Spacebar + Shift + Mouse

Restore canvas: 5

VI. How to erase pixels

There are some ways to erase pixels.

  • Delete all pixels on a layer by pressing Delete. You can also create a selection first so only selected region get deleted.
  • Use any other tools with the eraser mode is active.
  • Use the eraser brush presets.



m: Mirror View


j: Elliptical Selection Tool

r: Rectangular Selection Tool

s: Freehand Selection Tool

Shift+Command+a: Deselect

VIII. Try cool selections

Not completed yet.

About shibatau

I was born and grown up in Kyoto. I studied western philosophy at the University and specialized in analytic philosophy, especially Ludwig Wittgenstein at the postgraduate school. I'm interested in new technology, especially machine learning and have been learning R language for two years and began to learn Python last summer. Listening toParamore, Sia, Amazarashi and MIyuki Nakajima. Favorite movies I've recently seen: "FREEHELD". Favorite actors and actresses: Anthony Hopkins, Denzel Washington, Ellen Page, Meryl Streep, Mia Wasikowska and Robert DeNiro. Favorite books: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky, "The Karamazov Brothers", Shinran, "Lamentations of Divergences". Favorite phrase: Salvation by Faith. Twitter: @shibatau

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