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I've been trying it for the past two days, and I'm seriously loving Krita to pieces! The whole setup is a little different from what I'm used to in GIMP, but transitioning to this art program has been more than worth it for me. Here are a few of the advantages it's offering me already, as a new user, over GIMP.

· Live Rotating Canvas. A feature I've only seen in MyPaint, SketchBook, and PaintTool SAI; not very common.

· Selection by Brush Tool. I can simply brush what I want to select! Only saw it before in SAI.

· A Dock specifically for reference images. No more window-focus confusion with Image Viewer instances above the canvas.

· Advanced, faster and cleaner brush tools, with more options than I know what to use! Definitely need this for digital painting.

Here's what my workspace looks like right now, for the curious.



And my first warm up drawing in Krita! (Didn't bother with loads of shading for that reason.) This is a Chibi OC you guys might be seeing more of later on. :la:



If any of you are wanting an alternative, and running Linux, or don't mind trying out the Windows' builds, definitely give it a try. SAI is a waste of time to get running through WINE, when Krita does everything it can and then some natively without any dirty workarounds.

Official Site : krita.org/
  • Mood: Exhilarated
  • Listening to: Non-Stop Hatsune Miku
  • Playing: Pokemon Platinum
  • Drinking: Fruit Juice

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Mr-Glaceon
Jonathan S. Cheathem
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Hello to all of you! My name is John, but everyone calls me Luke.

In a nutshell, I have a preference to the mangaka art-style, enjoy video games (Not because that's all I do, it's my primary source of media consumption; too many reality shows on TV and not enough documentaries!) reading science-fiction novels, listening to relatively soft music, (Mostly the classical stuff, video game music, Vocaloid, etc.) all while enjoying the computing experience from the comforts of a Linux-based operating system; Ubuntu Linux FTW!

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Email : mr.glaceon@gmail.com
Website : Shantae Fans Portal
Operating System of Choice : Ubuntu Linux
Favorite TV Shows : Angry Beavers, Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman, Mythbusters, Rocko's Modern Life, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Martin Mystery, Totally Spies, etc. (Don't watch much TV. ^^')
Favorite dA Artists : Crysa, MPsai, AlcoholicRattleSnake, foogie, MikeHarvey, RabiesGirl, ValaSedai just to name a few.
Favorite Musicians/Bands : Third Day, FFH, Amy Grant, Nichole Nordeman, Britt Nicole, Mandisa, Chris Rice, Brandon Heath, Dara Maclean, Papa Roach, just to name a few!
Favorite Authors/Writers : J.R.R Tolkein, J.K Rowling, C.S Lewis, Cecil Murphy, H.G Wells, Drew Karpyshyn, etc.
Favorite Books : Lord of the Rings Unabridged Trilogy, Mass Effect : Revelations, The Hobbit, Apollo 13, Chronicles of Narnia, War of the Worlds, The Time Machine.
Other Hobbies/Interests : Electronics, Animation, Game Design, Stopmotion, Music, Space-travel, Science Fiction, Writing.
Favorite Programs : GIMP, Krita, Kolourpaint, Microsoft GIF Animator, Gedit, OpenOffice Suite, Audacity, Notepad ++
Favorite Consoles : Gamecube, Dreamcast, SNES, PSX, PS3, NDS, GBA.

Livestream : Yuki and Her Sushi by Mr-Glaceon


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Stamp - Gimp User by firstfear Stamp - Tablet User by firstfear Stamp - Mouse User by firstfear Stamp - PhotoshopElements User by firstfear Stamp - Krita User (Template by firstfear) by Mr-Glaceon

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:iconm0niquee:
m0niQuee 2 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
gracias for the watch! :heart: 
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:icontekaramity:
YO.

I had a brief dream that you visited my place & we played indecipherable video games awhile. Then you leaped onto the ceiling.

Let's make this happen. :iconrockoutplz:

Unfeasible events notwithstanding, it was quite the trippy dream. XD
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Mr-Glaceon Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. X'D That is quite the trippy dream, haha. I'd totally do the ceiling thing if I could jump that high, so that's pretty in-character for me.

I was dreaming about playing games last night too, but with my cousins. O: It was Dark Souls II, and I had cut open an enemy revealing a baby dinosaur. That's when I realized that wouldn't happen in the game, and woke up. XD
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Depending on how far you've played/watched into Dark Souls II, perhaps a baby dinosaur will emerge from the slain carapace of a mighty foe. :giggle: I mean, sure, nothing like that transpired in Demon's Souls or Dark Souls I, but why not embrace the idiosyncrasy? :happybounce:

And so, you also experience those moments eh? The "wait - this wouldn't be occurring in reality" moments that startle ya out of a dream, straight into wakefulness (or, at least, consciousness). I suppose it depends on one's capacity for cognitive dissonance - or preference thereunto. :psychotic:

:iconglaceonplz: <- Have a Glaceon-ic day~ :wave:
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Mr-Glaceon Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If only I had room for suspicion. XD I've already watched my older cousin go through the game, and there are no dinosaurs. ;w; Only big, scary dragons, haha.

The awareness of being inside a dream is also a potential trigger for lucid dreaming. If you can manage to tell yourself it's a dream, without waking up or losing control, you have full range to do whatever you want. That's how people had fun before virtual reality. XD *bricked*
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Klimene Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the watch :heart:!
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Mr-Glaceon Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. ^o^ I really liked looking through your gallery, can't wait to see what you do next. :la:
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Spinewinder Apr 5, 2014   Digital Artist
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Mr-Glaceon Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. ^o^

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fuwante-chan Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the watch x3
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. ^o^ I look forward to seeing more cute things you draw in the future. ^^
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android272 Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the +fav :happybounce: 
Flat GIMP icon Theme by android272  
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. ^o^ GIMP feels a lot more professional with this theme, it's perfect.
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JulianaFurman Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the Watch, it makes me truly happy. I'm watching you back!
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, you're welcome. >w< You have creative photography of your figurines, they're adorable. ^^
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JulianaFurman Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you *-*
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xKuroUsagi Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the watch :heart:Ika Musume (Sparkle Eyes) [V1] !!!!
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. >w< Your gallery is full of squees, look forward to seeing what you do next! :iconexciteddummyplz:
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xKuroUsagi Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
asdsadfd thank you >//w//<
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
>w< *hugs*
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victor639514 Mar 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I have to say, your art style is quite cute. :meow: I hope to see more from you. :D
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankies. ^o^ I like drawing cute and colorful things a lot.

Your sketches are adorable too, so I'm watching you back. ^^
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victor639514 Mar 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
No problem! ^_^

And thank you so much for the watch! :aww: I hope you enjoy what I have in store! :D
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Mr-Glaceon Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. ^^ I look forward to what you draw next.
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alexandrasalas Mar 6, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! 
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