Shorter-than-usual week recap: new stuff in GIMP, Krita, darktable, new releases of @zrythm and Guitarix, and the usual roundup of new tutorials and artworks made with free/libre software

Featured image by Juan Hernandez

Happy to do another artist showcase, this time — with Evelyne Schulz who uses GIMP for digital painting!

Calling all Inkscape artists!

You're invited to enter our traditional About Screen Contest for the upcoming Inkscape version 1.1!

Find all information about how to join the drawing contest at

We're looking forward to seeing your art!

#inkscape #contest #drawing #ArtWithOpenSource

To hell with 2020! Here is what you should be expecting to happen _this_ year in free/libre software for creative professionals:

I'm sunsetting Libre Graphics World to replace it with Libre Arts. Here is the why and how:

This is a shorter-than-usual week recap: new releases of Krita and Shotcut, new features in Siril, Blender, Olive, some interesting ongoing development in darktable (will land to dev branch after v3.4 release and after some heavy modification, apparently).

Featured artwork by Seefat

Week recap: new major releases of @Blender, Font Manager, DrumGizmo, amSynth, new features in @krita, Olive, new node-based image editor called Cascade


Featured artwork by Rutger van de Steeg

Font Manager 0.8.0 is out with Google Fonts integration, saved font comparison sets, Unicode 13 support etc. Linux-only so far :)

Subtitles available for the video. Might make a post though

New video is out: a quick look at Scribus 1.5.6 and beyond.

A few people told me I speak too fast, and my accent doesn't help. So let's see if I can find my rock bottom by speaking slowly. Everything is an experiment :)

Edited transcript:

Subtitles coming.

Looks like I published another video on GIMP, with subtitles and edited transcript because of my Russian accent and shpeech impeshimentsh :)

If you are, like, puzzled whether you should switch to unstable v2.99 series, have a go at it.

Go . Go . Add-on v0.0.200912 has been released with 50 new features and fixes. 100% free software to author and document BIM data fully to ISO standards. It's built by the AEC community, for the AEC community. Get it today:

Highlights include multiprocessing import by default, smoother workflows for drawing generation, and improved MicroMVDs for certified outputs.

Release notes:

Clone my workstation! Update of my guide to install my 100% Free/Libre and Open-Source operating system and tools. "Kubuntu Linux 20.04 for a digital painting workstation: Reasons and Install guide":
#kubuntu #kde #linux #krita #digitalart

My silly week recap is belatedly out:

Lots of good stuff happening all around!

Featured Blender-powered artwork by YotaKa.

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