May, 2019
Week recap — 15 May 2019

Week recap — 15 May 2019

Recent highlights: new version of AzPainter and RawTherapee, GIMP and Krita preparing for respective releases, Blender keeps getting tons of improvements, GSoC 2019 students and projects announced.

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Week recap — 10 April 2019

Week recap — 10 April 2019

Double-week highlights: GIMP 2.10.10 release, better tablets support in Krita, a ton of changes in Blender and FreeCAD, the release of Spring animated movie.

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Week recap — 25 March 2019

Week recap — 25 March 2019

Week highlights: new releases of FontForge, Scribus, darktable, Qtractor, and Radium, upcoming Inkscape hackfest, enhancements in ArmorPaint and Storyboarder, some great work in the video department.

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Week recap — 19 March 2019

Week recap — 19 March 2019

Week highlights: LGM 2019 schedule available, new releases of G'MIC, Milton, and Godot, a technical preview of Krita 4.2.0 with HDR displays support on Windows 10, lots of exciting changes happening in the video department.

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Week recap — 11 March 2019

Week recap — 11 March 2019

Week highlights: new releases of darktable, QCad, Dust3D, and ZynAddSubFX, new features in GIMP, Blender's Grease Pencil, Olive, and VCV Rack, a school in the U.S. is using Krita to teach 5th graders. Warning: there's some graphic content at the end of the Art and Showcases section.

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Week recap — 4 March 2019

Week recap — 4 March 2019

Week highlights: GSoC 2019 organizations announced, a new version of GEGL released, GIMP and Krita get new features, Grease Pencil and Video Sequencer gets updates in Blender.

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Week recap — 25 February 2019

Week recap — 25 February 2019

Week highlights: new features in Krita, GEGL, MyPaint, and Inkscape, new major digiKam release, a week-long workshop in Amsterdam for Blender developers announced, a monthly update from Apertus project on their Axiom camera, official YouTube channel for Ardour available now.

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Week recap — 18 February 2019

Week recap — 18 February 2019

Week highlights: GEGL is getting its own compositing tool, pre-release of G'MIC 2.5.0 now available, a new development snapshot of Synfig released, new node brush prototype for Blender 2.80 available.

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Week recap — 4 February 2019

Week recap — 4 February 2019

Highlights of the week: Blender Fund now raises 25K euro a month, Ton Roosendal received Ub Iwerks Award, OpenToonz 1.3 has been released, Intel published open source projects for AV1 encoding and image denoising, FreeCAD got a ton of new features for architects, more new features in Olive.

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Getting crowdfunded: interview with developer of Akira, free/libre interface design tool

Getting crowdfunded: interview with developer of Akira, free/libre interface design tool

The range of topics I cover at Libre Graphics World tends to unevenly stretch in all directions. One interesting project that caught my attention (and was further reinforced there by a few passionate readers over the last weekend) is a Kickstarter campaign to fund development of Akira, a free/libre application streamlined for making UI mockups.

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