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Software Graphic Design Open Source

Krita is a great free, open source vector graphics creator that focuses majorly on digital illustration and painting.

It’s mainly used by comic book designers, illustrators, concept artists, matte and texture artists, in the VFX industry.

It is supported on some of the best Linux distros, macOS, and Windows operating systems.

Krita has been in development since 1999 and has recently gone through an explosion in features integration.

This software features numerous standard and advanced features alongside innovative design templates for amateur and pro graphic designers alike.

It comes with a set of brushes for full-scope illustration and painting work and packs a host of plug-ins including painting assistants and advanced filters.

With Krita’s notable brush stabilisers, graphic designers can effectively, smooth out shaky lines, create seamless graphic patterns and textures with the software’s wrap-around mode, and quickly select colours via its pop-up palette.

The software also enables graphic designers to draw smooth shapes effortlessly, vanishing points, and presents a multitude of other design features counting:

▪ Layer masks

▪ Layer Management

▪ PSD support

▪ Brush Engines

▪ HDR support

▪ A resource manager