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The Krita Mascot

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Project: Krita, free and open-source digital painting software krita.org/
Character: Kiki the Cyber Squirrel
, the mascot of Krita
Description:
This is the early design of Kiki, before she was properly named and gaining her pink color. This version was used in the introduction booklet of Krita 2.6.

Artist's comments:
(2017-07-31) When I first used Krita 2.4 back in 2012, I thought its UX design was very smart, but the software itself was slow, unstable and lack of feature. I tolerated those problems, mostly because of Richard M. Stallman's teaching. 5 years later, Krita is now a powerful tool. Without it, some of my works could not have been finished as high quality as they were. Krita has covered a lot way, so has its mascot Kiki and me. I really appreciate its developers for building, and its community for supporting such amazing free software tool for artists.

(2013-02-17) Clean up, reworked outline, a few modification on the clothes, description update.

(2013-01-02) The mascot character I designed for Krita the free and open source digital painting application. This character is a squirrel android, the choice of her species was inspired by Krita's community discussion. I haven't named her yet, but feel like to name her "Krystine".

Around May 2012 I left Microsoft Windows and other proprietary software altogether and went GNU/Linux. Since then Krita has been my main primary drawing program. It has an innovative user interactive design and a powerful natural brush system. If you are a GNU/Linux user, Krita should be available from your software center. There is also an experimental build for Windows users. Check out Krita's website krita.org/ to find out how to get it.

:icondeevad: David has made many tutorials and resources for Krita, available on his website www.davidrevoy.com/ . If you are new to Krita, make sure to visit his place for some useful tips and brushes!
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this Kiki looks different than today. they doesn't have the iconic ears.