Get to Know Krita’s basics
Learn all about the software’s tools and find out how to use variables to control them, as explains KKrita’s core aspects
rita offers a good variety of tools for painting and editing images. These include creating diverse brush strokes, selecting objects on the canvas, resizing your artwork, as well as the ability to stretch and crop a painting.
To take full advantage of all the tools the program provides however, you’ll have to make sure that your Tools
KBrush strokes and colour fill
There is a variety of ways you can create brush strokes with the available tools: Paint With Brushes (freehand), Draw a Straight Line with the Current Brush (tap on the canvas to start and finish a line), Draw a Rectangle/Ellipse/Polygon (with various fillings) and Draw a Polyline/Path/Freehand Path Tools. You may also fill a selection with solid colour, pattern or gradient.
Selecting an area
One way to select areas on the canvas is to use the tools that offer a predefined shape (rectangle or circle for example). Another is to draw a shape by brush, polygon, outline or path. To make a selection by colour you may select a contiguous area of colour(s), or select all areas in the picture that contain the colour of your choosing. Docker and Tool Options Docker are both turned on and visible.
In order to do that, you simply need to select Settings>Dockers from the top menu and check these Dockers from the list. Then, depending on which Tools Docker tool you decide to use, the Tool Options Docker will change accordingly, displaying all available options for that tool.