Intro to Krita: Digital Painting
Interested in digitally drawing or painting on your system? One free application that makes that possible is Krita.
This introduction workshop looks at the basics of Krita. A survey of the history, installation basics, getting started, and basic tools will be covered.
Please bring a laptop with pre-installed Krita software if you'd like to follow along.
We'll start with how the software originated and provide a very brief description of how to install the software. Then, we'll define introductory terms including brushes, blend modes, layers, dockers, and canvas.
We'll then cover a live demo of the:
- User Interface
- Color Theme
- Painting Mode
- Wrap-Around Mode
- Brush Engines and Blending Modes
- Layers - Manipulation
- Layers - Raster vs. Vector
Perry Rivera is a Computer Lab Instructor for the Mayall Academy Lab and is involved with OpenStack Magnum project, Fedora Ambassadors, San Fernando Valley Linux Users Group, and CERT-LA.