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
  • Toolbars
  • Dockers
  • Painting Mode
  • Wrap-Around Mode
  • Brush Engines and Blending Modes
  • Shapes
  • Paint
  • Filters
  • 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.

Room 107
Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 13:30 to 14:30