Week recap — 21 October 2018

Week recap — 21 October 2018

Highlights of the week: Krita fundraiser successfully completed, GIMP team releases GEGL update, Blender Foundation introduces community badges and revamps recurring donations system, Cairo gets much improved PDF backend and variable fonts support.

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Week recap — 14 October 2018

Week recap — 14 October 2018

Week highlights: Microsoft granting access to 60,000+ patents including type design ones, upcoming UI changes in Inkscape, Krita fundraiser and bugfix sprint, mono icons controversy in Blender 2.8 and Grease Pencil improvements, new Shotcut release, and more.

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Week recap — 7 October 2018

Week recap — 7 October 2018

This week’s highlights: new major versions of Valentina and G’MIC, development updates from Blender, Krita, Pencil2D, and FreeCAD, new FreeCAD book, upcoming GodotCon meetup and a new release of the Armory game engine.

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Week recap — 30 September 2018

Week recap — 30 September 2018

Highlights of this week: new releases of Audacity, Krita and Pencil2D, new Blender add-ons, PipeWire project is getting serious about pro audio workflows, and grafikwork dominates the Inkscape/Krita tutorials scene on YouTube.

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The Art of Adrian dela Cerna

The Art of Adrian dela Cerna

We are resuming showcasing artists who use free/libre software, whether it's commissioned work or interesting personal projects. Today, we talk to Adrian dela Cerna, an artist from USA who has been using Krita quite a lot for the past few years.

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Week recap, September 23, 2018

Week recap, September 23, 2018

With so much going on the libre graphics/audio etc. departments, we are now giving you weekly updates of the most important and bizarre things.

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Swapped coordinates in Inkscape and other stories from frozen hell

Swapped coordinates in Inkscape and other stories from frozen hell

On September 9—13, the Inkscape team met in Kiel (Germany) for the second hackfest this year. They came back with a bagful of improvements we are to see in the upcoming Inkscape 1.0 beta.

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Introducing Van Chatto on Patreon with a Synfig showcasing project

Introducing Van Chatto on Patreon with a Synfig showcasing project

We are not exactly spoiled with animations made with Synfig Studio. All the more reasons to start following Van Chatto, a Filipino artist who recently started a Patreon campaign to fund him showcasing the use of the software and providing tips and tricks to aspiring users.

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SVG 2.0 Candidate Recommendation Published, Working Group Charter Extended

SVG 2.0 Candidate Recommendation Published, Working Group Charter Extended

SVG 2.0 is getting closer to completion, with a new candidate recommendation draft published earlier this month. And the working group will continue to work at least till December 2018.​

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LibreDWG revived, starts getting regular releases

LibreDWG revived, starts getting regular releases

In an unimaginable turn of events, LibreDWG, the free/libre library for opening proprietary CAD files in the DWG file format, is becoming a stellar example of a FOSS project.

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