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Remember brush size when switching between brushes in Krita

Usually when I draw, I frequently switch between two or three tools and/or brushes. By default in Krita (I've tried versions 2.8.5 and 2.9.10), brush size is reset to default when selecting a brush. ...
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Does Krita have a hex color selector? Where do I find it?

I'm doing some webdev stuff, and I'm creating some designs in Krita. Since CSS mostly uses hex values (aside some hard-coded ones), I need to access the color hex values. The Krita color pickers come ...
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Lock the Zoom and Scroll Bars in Krita

Is there a way to lock the zoom and the scroll bars in Krita so that they do not jump around, changing position and magnification, when I am not using the magnifying tool? I am using a wacom tablet ...
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How to use the duplicate brush in Krita

How do you use the duplicate brush in Krita. I've got an X but can't seem to get further. The manual is not very comprehensive.
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How to Krita - Creating user defined pixel brushes to match Ctrl+Paint

I am new to Krita and have read through a number of documentations on setting up pixel brushes. I am trying to match the brush and eraser behavior as shown in this tutorial https://www.ctrlpaint.com/...
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Copying a selection without adding a new layer in Krita

Despite the title summarizing the issue, let me express same thing with different words. I am new to krita(I am actually quite new to digital graphics design. Nevertheless, I have basic knowledge ...
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Interpolate an entire layer's animation in Krita

I'm wondering if it's possible to interpolate a layer's position in the Krita graphics editing and animation tool. Let’s say I have a picture in position A at frame 1. I want this picture to move ...
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What is the Krita equivalent to copy & paste?

I am brand new to Krita. I opened an existing JPEG picture with Krita 4.17 and am unable to copy a door and paste it to make a second door in the picture. If I use the polygonal Selection Tool to ...
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Drawing lines come out jagged

I don't know if it's inappropriate to post something like this on this site but I didn't have anywhere else to relay my problem. (I'll remove it if it is.) Everybody online had something different, so ...
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Krita brush path

I tried everything I could but I just can't figure out how to get Krita to apply a pixel brush along a vector path. I have read things that imply it should be possible and it seems obvious but I just ...
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How do I batch import multiple images as individual layers in Krita?

I have already tried importing multiple images with File -> Import Animation Frames. I tried importing a single GIF image and it didn't extract the layers so I did it manually myself, then I went back ...
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In Krita, using the Rectangular Selection Tool how can I delete and get transparency?

I am trying to figure out how I can make a selection, delete the contents within the selection and get transparency. Right now when I make the selection and press Delete I get the area filled with a ...
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Krita Color Management Settings

I am a new Krita user and confused about the Color Management Settings. I understand Krita cannot provide the more usual color profiles since they may be copyrighted. On the other hand, I have these ...
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Krita: how to add imported image to a layer mask

I need to add an imported image mask to a transparency mask layer. I'm currently using Photoshop in my workflow and can import image masks created in blender and create layer masks with them, but ...
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Error upon exporting to .png

When exporting an image from Krita, I get the error stating that I can only save grayscale and RGB images, convert first. I searched the menus and couldn't find an option to convert it that worked. I ...
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Compose CMYK from separated layers after editing in Krita

Using Krita 2.9, Linux or Windows 8: I open a flat RGB image in Krita and change its color space to CMYK using SWOP profile. Then I separate the image into its C, M, Y, and K components. At this ...
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Gaussian blur with high radius

Gaussian blur filter in Krita has sliders for selecting horizontal and vertical radius, but they only go to 100 px. Is there any way to set higher values? I already tried to type in the value ...
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How to fit canvas to the actual image?

I have an image which has a lot of transparency around it and I need the canvas to automatically fit the image. Currently I am doing this by hand with the crop tool. Is there any fit canvas to image ...
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Krita PNG or JPEG not saving?

I've tried a grand total of 12 times to save my Krita files (called .kra) as .png or .jpg files, but it doesn't work. Each time I try, Krita freezes for a few minutes and then shuts down without ...
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Create Color Composite in Krita

Can I create an RGB color composite in Krita? In Krita I separated a color image into RGB bands using Separate Image function (equivalent to Decompose in Gimp). Now I would like to put them back ...
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why are the colors of my JPEG drawing different on my phone then on Krita?

Ive been struggling with this problem for a while now, and all ive been trying to do to fix it is adding filters on my drawings to make it s similar to the drawing on my laptop. When i finish a ...
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Krita: How to apply a stroke effect like in Photoshop

when cleaning images from their background I always used Photoshops Stroke Effect, which applied a coloured stroke around any visible pixels. This is extremely helpful with nearly invisible pixels or ...
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How to make my mirror tool work again?

I was inking a piece and wanted to use the mirror tool. However,when i turned on the vertical one and did a stroke,the stoke did not appear on the other side. I tried again with the horizontal one but ...
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Krita - How to Snap Assistant Tools?

Using both the Assistant Tools and Grids and Guides in tandem with one another is useful for pixel art, comic book panels and perspective. There’s a problem with setting these up and I couldn’t find ...
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Graffiti texture creation from image in gimp/krita

I want to take a black and white image and create a graffiti image out of it, as in the cover of linkin park's album "hybrid theory", and i must do this with either gimp or krita. The result will be a ...
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16 bit float and 32 bit float doubts

I'm starting in digital paint and I cant figure if it would be better to work in a 16 or 32 floating point bit rate depth, or even neither? I've noticed that working in a floating point precision is ...
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Krita: How to include references in exported image file?

I'm trying out the new reference tool in Krita, but that turned out to be a big mistake. I need to export my file as a JPEG/PNG image, but I also want to include all of my reference images, since it's ...
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Is there a way in Krita to import an image without losing its layers

I have two images and I want to combine them into one. With the option Layer > Import/Export > Import Layer I was able to import a Krita Image, but only as a single layer. But I'd like to preserve the ...
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How to match perfectly the texture with the UV layout

I'm trying to match the UV layout with the texture. I tried to play with the trasformation tools (move,rotate,scale),but they are not enough to place the texture exactly inside the UV layout. What's ...
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How do I toggle non contiguous selection in Krita?

I want to select more than just the existing region, but all regions in that layer. How is it done? It is not the same as "Add" as I do not want to click multiple times for this.
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Split CMYK channels into separate images or layers using Krita

How can I create separate greyscale files from color channels in Krita. I need separate CMYK channels for screen printing.
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Line quality issues in GIMP

I'm currently testing out GIMP and Krita; so far I find GIMP more feature-rich but I also have some quality concerns when it comes to the lines that GIMP draws. And I'm not sure if I'm doing something ...
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When I export a PNG from Krita and upload to a website, it comes out too dark

I made a picture in Krita to use as an avatar with Twitch and Steam. I exported to a PNG and uploaded it, but it looks far too dark on the website. I tried both options of the "force sRGB" checkbox in ...
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How to do the project painting in Krita

I would like to know if I can use Krita to make the projection painting of a picture over an UV layout previously exported from blender (2.8). Below you can see how it is the UV layout of the eyebrow ...
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How to clear a layer? delete not working half the time

I don't understand. If I make a new project and work on it then want to clear a layer, I simply hit delete once and it's done. But all my existing projects I hit delete on, either only works for ...
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Krita3.0 - brush recognised on mouse but not on tablet

So, I was using Krita3.0 for animation, when I noticed that the brushes were perfectly recognized on using the mouse but the same brushes were just faintly recognized on my drawing tablet. I use ...
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How do I make a set of images exactly the same hue/darkness as a sample image?

I have two textures of the same section of straight road - one darker and yellower, but a low resolution, and the other is the correct resolution but much too light. I need to be able to exactly ...
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Can you have 2 Krita windows open on 2 monitors at the same time showing the same file?

Can you have 2 Krita windows open on 2 monitors at the same time showing the same file? Basically i have a windows tablet device that is a monitor in a drawing position and an ultrawide screen ...
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Drag down while sketching toggles layer?

Sorry if it seems like a simple(stupid) question, but when I'm sketching or doing anything with a brush or any tool, Drag down, Drag up, Left, and Right all toggle my layers. it is a VERY annoying ...
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Krita - How to disable the transform tool's behavior that changes the opacity/layer ordering of the layer being transformed?

One of the most frustrating features of Krita is how it brings the layer you're transforming to the top of the render/preview stack, making it render in front of everything else, including guides. ...
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Visible Snapping Guidelines in Krita

I want to make the snapping guidelines visible like those in Photoshop for the Krita Digital Art Software. Does Krita have a settings option that I could make use of, if not how can I write an ...
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How to smudge a pixelized or jagged image to a painterly effect?

I'm exporting a base model from zbrush to use as a base from a painting. I don't wish to work in high topology, so exported models show thousands of small polygons. What is the best way to smudge ...
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Adding Textures/Patterns to Text [Krita 4.15]

I wanted to add textures/pattern overlays to my Thumbnail text on vector layers(similar to paint brushes on rasterlayers ) in Krita 4.15. There is an option provided under the Text_ToolOptions menu ...
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How do I use the Duplicate Brush in Krita? (on a tablet)

I'm getting into digital art, and I want to make a pair of twins. Because I suck at making things the same, I think the Duplicate Brush is what I need. But how do I find and use it? This was the ...
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How to convert a paint layer into a fill layer?

I have a bunch of paint layers that I have drawn on in levels of grey which are coloured by an overlaying colour layer with the "inherit alpha" option turned on. What I am trying to do is convert all ...
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Can Krita “grow” a selection in pixels?

Is it possible to grow a selection in range of pixels around the currect selection, in order to flood fill lines better?
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Krita Animation, How to render only key frames?

Krita Animation How to render key frames from one or more selected layers or layers inside a group. Is there way to script this?
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Shortcut/key combination to change tool options

Is there a shortcut/key combination to change tool options? e.g. when using the brush, pressing/holding a key and switching to weighted smoothing.
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Apply vignette in Krita [closed]

Is there a way to apply a vignette effect onto an image in Krita?