Krita Brushkit v8.2

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I wanted to have something looking good and useful in my preset docker. That's how I started this new version of my brushkit for Krita, the serie 8. As usual with all my brushkit (I maintain them since 2009), I decided to distribute them for free, for anyone. I also took time to write here a full description of every 64 brushes you'll get in the pack. All this big work couldn't be possible without the support of my patrons. This brushkit is a free bonus on the way of more episodes for my webcomic Pepper&Carrot.  A big big thanks to them!

Changelog :

  • 08-03-2017: v8.2, Krita 3.1.2 - If it works, don't fix it: 10 brushes added, minor update for 2. screenshot, article.
  • 16-08-2016: v8.1, Krita 3.0.1 - Adding 13 new brushes. screenshot, article.
  • 20-05-2016: v8.0, Krita 3.0.0 - Refactor thumbnails and core 42 brushes. Use smudge-radius brushes. screenshot, article.
  • 02-07-2015: v7.0, Krita 2.9.7 - Pepper&Carrot stable kit: solidifying previous kit after 10 episodes. screenshot, article.
  • 17-04-2015: v6.0, Krita 2.9.0 - Mypaint stylised/colored thumbnails: set for Pepper&Carrot. screenshot, video, article.
  • 15-08-2014: v5.0, Krita 2.8.2 - Grey thumbnails, flow and compacting. screenshot, article.
  • 02-05-2014: v4.0, Krita 2.8.0 - Refactor and strip down for productivity. screenshot, article.
  • 14-08-2013: v3.0, Krita 2.7.0 - Base for many Krita default. Adding a standard for thumbnails. screenshot, article.
  • 26-01-2013: v2.1, Krita 2.6.0 - Post release fix. Add textured brushes for new Krita feature. screenshot, article, tar.gz.
  • 14-01-2013: v2.0, Krita 2.6.0 - Full brushkit refactor with painted thumbnail on crystal black. screenshot, article.
  • 04-06-2012: v1.0, Krita 2.3.0 - First release used on Tears of Steel concept art. screenshot, tar.gz.
  • 09-06-2011: v0.0, Krita 2.3.0 - Initial idea. Started on Krita sprint, Amsterdam. screenshot, article.

Full list of versioned changes here.

brush added/modified on [8.2]

Brush description:

This eraser is good for soft area, or to erase/fade out a part of a drawing with various level of opacity.

[8.2] A new eraser more precise for small lines, with sharp edges. Useful to erase inking.

This eraser always erase 100% without doing variation on opacity. It is useful for removing a part of a drawing.

A preset with low opacity to draw construction lines and sketch.

The preset I use to do line-art and for drawing in general. It has a subtle grain.

[8.2] A small pen I use to storyboard at 100% viewport size, and also to write, doodle notes, etc. It's also good while inking for details.

[8.2] a thin brush preset I use to draw in general or when I add details.

[8.2] a preset I use when I need now to ink my artworks.

The small brush I use to draw and to paint small detail. 

Another brush I use when I draw landscapes, they require usually less precision than characters.

A preset for deforming sketches. I correct my proportion with it.
Note: 'Liquify transform' does a better job on final artworks, but this brush is faster while sketching.

[8.1] A brush with a grungy aspect, to block basic silhouette without caring about details.
This brush was always on all my brush pack, but were removed in 8.0. Now restored in 8.1.

A large and rough brush for sketching mass, and blocking basic plane of a shape.

[8.1] A large used old brush to add textures to backgrounds

My favorite brush for painting. I often render everything with this one.

[8.1] A derivation of my favorite brush, pressure less ( 100% painting ) for sharp strokes.

[8.1] Another derivation with smaller size and smoother pressure sensitivity.

[8.1] A brush with a special brush-tip to help me to speedpaint hair gloss/reflection.

A variation of my favorite brush, more expressive and a bit more dirty for more expressive speedpaintings.

[8.2] This brush was already in [8.1] but it's now specialized in glazing areas and colors.

[8.2] This brush is good for detailing speed-paintings with visible strokes. The stroke are expressive as 'gouache' stroke.

[8.2] (update icon of this 8.1 brush ) Another big flat brush with a specific texture.

[8.2] A brush I use for sketching organic elements on my backgrounds, tree, grass. It overlays strokes a bit like painting with colored ink.

A simple speedpainting brush for general usage.

[8.2] update of a [8.1] Another speedpainting brush, but rounded and hard edges now.

[8.2] A brush with variation on size only. For filling manually colors or for thick generous lines.

A soft brush with a wide range of opacity level mapped on the pressure of the stylus.
I use this one to pre-color a first pass under my pencil artworks.

A preset to draw quick shapes by defining the outline.

A brush to paint details with a bit of color mixing in them, to mimic gouache.

A brush to blend color at low opacity but paint at higher opacity.

[8.1] A brush with blending and a paper texture

An attempt to produce watercolor fringe and blending at the same time.

A brush to smooth every transition of colors to a deadly perfect gradient.

[8.1] A brush to smooth only, but with bristtle effect.

A brush I only use to push pixels around and create smoke.

A big airbrush to fill background of drawings with custom smooth colors.

A brush to adjust color, or to re-color a picture.

A brush to lighten only, useful to create fog or increasing sfumato.

A shadow brush to darken area, to add shadows or to quickly vignette corners.

A brush to vivid colors of an artworks or to increase contrast.

A brush to lighten area with a lot of saturation, for special effects.

A clone brush ( ctrl to pick the origin ) to duplicate area of an artwork.

( icon update for [8.2] ) A pixel brush with default size to 1px, to draw guides and to fix Gmic[colorize] aliased colormap.

[8.2] A brush totally aliased to fix holes in colormap generated with GMIC [Colorize] filters.

A brush to draw pseudo-screentones with control on the stylus pressure.

[New] A brush to add a texture on reptilian skins ( a speedpainting shortcut ).

[New] A textured squary brush to mimic a sort of chalk.

This stamp assists me when I need to emulate a lot of little strokes.

A stamp to add dirt to objects (eg. on Pepper's face)

A stamp producing big splat to add an easy artisty background to any unfinished speedpainting.

Drop of painting or flying dust, this stamp can do both and add particles in the artwork.

This stamp produce (heavy) stylized leaves. 

Detailed and blury herbs to add a quick foreground.

Group of strokes with subtle herb texture.

Little sparkle of light for magical fairy-dust effects.

This stamp add a quick texture looking like stone crackles to flat surfaces.

This preset ease the process of painting small lines for old wood texture.

Easy little stars glowing for any backgrounds.

A brush to ease the sketching of chains.

[8.2] Little flowers, field on the distance, leaves on the floor, little rocks on floor : this preset can do many things.

A stamp to assist sketching mass of plants with many leaves.

A quick texture for adding variation to floors.

A big texture for backgrounds.

[8.1] A brush to paint 'bokeh', a photographic artifact from the lens when light get really out of focus.

Download :  ( 3.6 MB )
zip also available on Github


Note: This brushes are compatible with Krita 2.9.11 and all Krita 3.x
          [8.2] version was made and tested in Krita 3.1.2.
  1. Download file on your disk. Extract deevad-v8.bundle from the zip.
  2. Open Krita and go to the top menu :  Setting > Manage Ressources
  3. In the Manage Resources Bundle dialog ; press the top Import Bundles button.
  4. Select the file deevad-v8-2.bundle on your disk , using the file explorer appearing on your screen, then finish by pressing Open
  5. The icon of the brushkit should appears under Active bundle column
  6. Press OK on the Manage Resources Bundle dialog.
  7. Important: restart Krita
  8. Have fun with painting!
( To uninstall: Setting > Manage Ressources, then 'Open resource folder', and delete the bundle file in the bundle folder. Restart Krita.)


This brushes are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0  to "David Revoy,".
This attribution is necessary in case of redistributing, commercializing, or modifying the brush kit.
This attribution is not necessary in case of usage (you can paint any artwork you want with it, you still own totally your artwork).
This attribution is not necessary in case of doing screenshot/screenrecording of Krita and have the brushkit visible. 


Sources are available here :
Previous versions are listed here :


  Liz de Souza - Reply

Thaaaaaaaaaaank yoooooooooou
Merci Beaucoup!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  Pedro Gomes - Reply

Thank you very much for your brushkit, it looks awesome!

  Eli - Reply

You are really a kind person, David! Thank you very much for your lovely and useful gift and for the time dedicated to explain all your brushes.

  A. R. Pintz - Reply

Quel travail!!

Merci beaucoup pour ces pinceaux

  mgs - Reply

Thanks, man.

  cfdev - Reply

Many thanks David for your work!!
I like the illustration on the tools side , very understandable !!

  Jesse - Reply

Thank you very much!! =j

  ninao - Reply

Awesome. Merci beaucoup.

  Ali - Reply

Gracias David!!! Te amooo... eres el mejor!!!! xdddd :)

  Serg - Reply

Thanks a lot!

  Dexyne - Reply

As always, that's great!

The quality and how you describe the pencils looks great and understandable.

By the way in the stamp drop illustration, it's dandruff right? Maybe for a shampoo material. /troll

  Lucas - Reply

Increíble, realmente lo mejor y de un gran artista :)

  Ugo Yak - Reply


  Be - Reply

Siick! Thank you so much!

  Trish - Reply

Thanks so much for the brushes! And the examples of where you use them are so useful! :)

  Sarah - Reply

Merci, merci, merci !

  Nessia - Reply

Thank you so much :D

  Morten Telling - Reply

Just love your work and thank you so much for sharing brushes, tutorials and everything with the world! .-)

  Arie Kooman - Reply

Looking good, thanks :)

  Bruno Prosaiko - Reply

AMAZING! Tank you!

  Daulat Neupane - Reply

Thanks David, your brushes are very good! Appreciate the effort you put into them.

  Johnny D. Wicked - Reply

Thank you so much David! I loved the brushes you did for Mypaint and I'm glad you made them available for krita too.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Thanks, I remember you :-) (Ps: A big thank you for your support!)

  jaz - Reply

what do I open the download with? it says I cannot open it with krita :(

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Please follow the instruction and read the install guide at the end of the page.

  Kate - Reply

This is my first time I've seen such a good thing! Amazing tool !!!

  Pingouin - Reply

Merci beaucoup pour ce nouveau kit de brosses.
Une petite suggestion pour tes futures vidéos : pourrais-tu mettre une petite icône ou texte dans un coin indiquant avec quelle brosse tu travailles à chaque fois que tu en changes ? Ça permet de mieux se rendre compte des possibilités de chaque outil pour les débutants comme moi.

Bonne continuation.

  Ken - Reply

Thank Mr. Revoy, your dedication to the Krita community goes above and beyond. I am very grateful for your amazing work and outstanding generosity.

Merci Beaucoup.

  Nadia Munoz - Reply

Thank you so much for these brushes!!! I can't wait to start playing with them. I am very grateful for your generosity

Nadia Munoz

  Maia - Reply

Thank you lots! I downloaded it and used it for a while, and I loved using the blending brush, but one time I came back, the icon was gone and the brush wasn't working anymore. I tried to take off the pack and re install it to the program, but it still did not work. Any ideas on what to do?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, thanks! Maybe the brush was accidentally 'blacklisted' ?
Setting > Manage Resources > Open Resource Folder (last button)
then delete kis_paintoppresets.blacklist file if you have one , and restart Krita

  didier - Reply

Bonjour David,
je trouve tes illus super^dessin, coloration... Tout extra-classe!!!
J'aurais juste une question: J'ai un MAC Snow Leopard est-il possible d'installer ton Bunddle Krita v.8?
Et si oui , stp, la procédure...
Merci d'avance
Cordialement et bonne continuation

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Je ne connais pas l'univers Mac ; mais si Krita fonctionne dessus ; ça devrait être la même procedure ( via le 'resource manager' dans Krita, et import bundle ).
Bon painting!

  Isabel - Reply

how do I download this?

  Isabel - Reply

I mean how do I download the deevad-v8.bundle...

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

The link is on the article. Under' Download'

  Isabel - Reply

Found it! Thank you :)

  Sui Generis - Reply

Three words.. I LOVE YOU. Thank you for this!

  renaud - Reply

merci beaucoup pour ton set de brosses
elles sont vraiment très utiles en complément de celles que j'utilise le plus souvent.
ça m'a même permit d'augmenter ma "productivité".

petite apartée, mais il m'est arrivé de voir planter krita 3 (appimage en 64bits) sauvagement: un crash avec perte de données.
en général c'est quand je m'excite un peu sur des raccourcis claviers...

est ce que ceci t'es également arrivé?

j'ai peur d'utiliser la version appimage à cause de cette instabilité.
je préfère Krita 3 pour la nouvelle gestion des calques + options sélection,
cependant l'ancienne version , celle installée, me semblait beaucoup plus stable bien que moins pratique.

bref, sais-tu si il va y avoir une version installable de kRITA 3?


  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hello :) Merci pour le retour.
Oui, j'ai constaté la même instabilité , mais sous Ubuntu et derivés... La version de Qt par là n'a pas l'air terrible.
Appimage, j'ai testé, c'est cool, mais j'ai eu du mal pour l'integration dans le systeme.
J'ai donc réinstallé ma machine sous Manjaro XFCE ( là, c'est 100% script xsetwacom, et pour la calibration des couleurs le paquet displaycal ). Le paquet de base Krita 3.0 s'installant en un clique sur Pamac (leur gestionnaire de paquet ayant l'air d'un synaptic moderne) m'a permis de finir le dernier episode un peu plus sereinement.
3.1 est bientôt aux alentours, avec pas mal de petits correctifs et quelques fonctions supplémentaire.

Pour une version installable; cela dépends de la distribution et de leur politique de distribution.
Manjaro fourni les paquets des dernières version presque aussi rapidement que Arch Linux...

  renaud - Reply

Merci David
Dommage pour l'instabilité, on va gentillement attendre que des personnes compétentes se chargent de régler ça.
je ferais avec car la version 3 est quand même bien meilleure (du moins pour l'utilisation que j'en ai)
par contre, désolé, car je vois que tu t'es investi dans ta réponse, mais en gros j'ai presque rien compris au jargon technique...
faut dire que je suis un utilisateur fainéant de linux; si ça marche, tant mieux, si ça marche pas, je pleure.

Autre chose: suite à notre échange au sujet du hack de game pad, j'ai fait un démontage de clavier et de la soudure et je me suis fait un mini clavier personnalisé.
dis moi si ça te tente, je peux faire un petit article et te le filer pour que tu le mettes à dispo sur ton site.

à tantôt

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Merci :) et pas de soucis pour le jargon ^__^
Ha oui, je serai intéressé de lire ce genre de hack sur les clavier ; surtout que j'ai un ou deux vieux clavier en stock :-)

  renaud - Reply

J'ai commencé à écrire un article au sujet du Hack clavier, il se trouve que je ne suis pas super à l'aise avec cet exercice, cependant, je vais quand même essayer de mener à bien cet aventure textuelle.
je pense pouvoir t'envoyer quelque chose pour la rentrée scolaire si tout va bien (car j'ai du boulot et une vie de famille etc)
Je te propose de diffuser l'article sur ton site, car à titre personnel, je n'ai aucune visibilité sur le net.

à plus tard (beaucoup plus tard...)

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Ok sur mon blog sauf si c'est trop barbare et aussi seulement si il y a des photos :-)
Merci pour le partage!

  Tay Tay - Reply

Hey I'm curios is there any shading tools ? Krita is very confusing for me still even after seeing this , and also is there brushes I should draw with ?? And is there any brushes that don't have the white mark inside of the thing after you used the paint can tool with???

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Tay Tay,
Sorry but I don't understand your comment :
1. You can do shading with any brushes; it depends your way/technique to draw/paint.
2. You can draw with any type of brushes, in my brushkit I propose a set of pencils if you prefer a classic way.
3. I don't understand the 'white mark inside' part of your message.

  Mateo de Mayo - Reply

Thanks a lot! This brushes are amazing.

  Gellie - Reply

Merci beaucoup pour les brosses, David. I always enjoy watching your tutorials.

  Mahesh Shinde - Reply

how do i install brushes in linux if i am using appimage ?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

You can follow the little install guide at the end of the page ; it will work also with the appimage. :)
Appimage store the preference on your disk ( username folder, check /home//.local/share/krita ).

  Elizabeth Coppes - Reply

Merci beacoup, David!

  David REVOY OP , - Reply


  Janet - Reply

Thank you so much! Merci!
I read the discribtion and downloaded your bundle, installing was easy, and then I open Krita again. I took a new white paper and... smile the whole time! Can't stop painting! This bundle is the best I've ever seen. Thank you!

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

A big thank you for the feedback Janet!

  Liz de Souza - Reply

David, you are awesome. I loved the new brushes. I'm not working so much until my baby is born, but soon I'll seriously use all brushes from 8.1 pack. Thank you so much!!!

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

A future baby? Awww! ^_^ cool news!

  Fernando - Reply

Hey David! This is awesome! To be honest with you. You are kind of a mentor to me. I realy love your work. Let me ask: do you plan to make a new version of Chaos and Evolutions in the future? Tks

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Fernando, many thanks for the feedback.
About Chaos&Evolutions, I didn't thought about redoing it, but that's a good idea. The previous version show timelapse with Gimp~painter 2.6 ; and this tech is now really outdated.
I'm just a little bit affraid of going into the Kdenlive source of Chaos&Evolution. Kdenlive has difficulties here to open my files from 2014 ; so I have no hope for Kdenlive files of 2009...
It mean it will certainly need not only just to re-record timelapse, and adapt the video-editing ; but i'll need **to rewrite it from scratch** to update it ( monthes of work ).
But I'm really seduced by the Chaos&Evolutions² idea :-)
I'll keep it in a corner of my mind.

  fikrirazor - Reply

Thank you !! This awesome brush kit. i happy to use your brush

  AhNinniah - Reply

Thanks a lot, David! These brushes are amazing :)

  Xavier Vegas - Reply

Thank you David! It's nice find people who share them knoledge!

  Peter Stulz - Reply

Your stuff is great, David! Thank you so much for sharing this - love your attitude and your work is very sweet - will forward this to my kids ;).

All the best for your future and hope to hear much more of you!

  Bleko - Reply

Your brushes are great, David! Thank you so much for sharing this! One question man: I make a paint and i like to share in DevianArt can i share it? (The Artwork I made is going to be free not for commercial).

Please continue with your beautiful work!!!

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Yes, in the four lines of "licenses" chapter I written it: "This attribution is not necessary in case of usage (you can paint any artwork you want with it, you still own totally your artwork)." , So you can do artworks, share them, do commercial work with them, etc... without any issue and without to attribute the brush to me. Enjoy painting!

  Noel - Reply

Thank you for this! Will make good use of your brush kit :D

  prateeik - Reply

I've never made alternate effort to thank anyone on any website. but I have to say, this time, it was strong thankful feeling. I wasn't able to stop myself. thank you so much. and yes, you deserve much more attention, wish you great future. keep helping new artists like this. (:

  Kieron - Reply

Thank you very much for the brushes and for taking the time to explain them too. An awesome selection.

  Carlos Mu - Reply

Thanks David!
This is great!

  delatosca - Reply

for lining, where tolls i can use?

  Fernando Pereira - Reply

Amazing brushes, i'm beggining digital painting and your brushes kit is really great, thanks for sharing good content and freebies too, love your videos , hope you can offer some kind of course in digital painting using krita, thank you!

  kamy - Reply

Merci pour le pack! C'est vraiment sympa de ta part David. J'admire franchement ton travail, continue comme ça!^_^

  Ashley - Reply

This looks amazing, thank you!

  Kal - Reply

If I'm not mistaken, the brushes in the mini mix-brushes bundle are already included here, correct?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, yes they are :-)

  Chalo Canaria - Reply

Is the link broken? All it happens when I open it is this:!AvZt2cQdhA0ehjYVJqvEznT9Wrut

  Chalo Canaria - Reply

*All what happens

  Chalo Canaria - Reply

Oh nevermind. I just saved the link as a .bundle file.

Sorry for the spam.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey Chalo!
Ha, yes, sometime the 'bundle' links are not easy to download. Some web-browser tries to 'read' the bundle as a webpage or redirect it.
Right-click and "save-as" is the solution, yes.
No problem for your three messages, the comment system on my blog is around for that :)

  Asok Das - Reply

Many Many thanks David for your work, The quality and how you describe the pencils looks great and understandable.

  memis agar - Reply

respect to you sir. thank you.

  Gia - Reply

How can I download these brushes onto ubuntu for krita?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

The version of Krita on Ubuntu might be a bit old ; can you let me know the version you have installed ?

  amira - Reply

thank you so much :)

  Angie - Reply

Hi. Thank you so much for providing these brushes, they are a great addition. I have a question if you can help please. I am new to Krita so this might not be possible but can I not put your brushes into the preset folders such as pixel, mix etc... or make a DRevoy preset folder rather than have the brushes only show up in 'all'? Having so many brushes in the one place makes searching for what you want more difficult. Thanks.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Angle,
The brushes are auto-tagged with the bundle name.
You just need to restart Krita after adding the bundle.
It works here on a Linux based Operating System.

  Denys - Reply

David, thank you so much for your efforts! Also thank you for magnificant materials on how use and to twick Krita to meet one's individual needs

I'd like to share one trick i've found out rescently about digital sketching -
I've read a lot of complaints (and I felt the same) with regards to 'plastic' feel of the device when draiwing with on a tablet's plastic surface. The trick to overcome it - just put a sheet of any paper you like on top of it's surface and here you go - real paper feeling! Sensetivity slightly decreases this way - but it is pretty easy to twick it for yourself with Krita/Tablet settings

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

It really depend the tablet model and built-in overlay.
On my side, I like extra smooth (intuos3 overlay). Especially to (digital)paint.
I just bought a intuos4 overlay to cover my intuos3 ( because intuos3 overlay sheets are out of production) and I can't adapt to the grainy feeling of intuos4 overlay sheet. Too much friction make my hand tired after 3h drawing/painting. I'm used to can paint 20h or more in a row without pain :-D

  Siegfried - Reply

Technology is not my strong suit, I downloaded your file, it is a .zip file. I can't open it in Krita because it isn't a BUNDLE file. Is there any way I can convert it to a BUNDLE file or do something to open the brush pack?

  Siegfried - Reply

I also can't save it as a BUNDLE file either, only a Compressed (.zip) file.

  Siegfried - Reply

I also can't save it as a BUNDLE file either, only a Compressed (.zip) file.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Read the page ; pick the link under "Download" --__--
( not the zip 'source' one )

  Siegfried - Reply

He he he...Sorry! \_/
Thanks for wasting your time on an incompetent lunatic who can't read. -_-

  Siegfried - Reply

Wait. That's what I did. Click the link under "Download the Bundle". It only comes up as a compressed .zip file?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Maybe try on this folder :
The bundle are *.bundle files. I think internet explorer has issue with it ( in case you use it ).
In this case, right click on the bundle, and "save as" or "save the target file as" or equivalent (I don't own internet-explorer).
Good luck !

  Siegfried - Reply

That works. Thank you. :D

  Tony_Hellion - Reply

Thank you so much for making these, but I have krita 3.0.1 and it sadly isn't compatible. Will you pretty please make it compatible, I really want to use your brushes.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, the brush kit bunlde ( or sources) is already compatible :-)
What type of error you have?

  Stephie - Reply

That's awesome! Thank you so much :)

  Beka - Reply

I can't download the bundle :( the link just opens a page with lots of strange symbols.

I still have an old brush set of yours, so its not that bad, but I would have liked to have this one, there are some pretty usefull looking new ones in there.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey Beka ; do you use Internet Explorer ?

  Irwin Manuel Boom Gamez - Reply

No funciona en Krita 3.092 FAILD brochas.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

As far as I know 3.092 is a beta version.
Normal if there is bugs and breakage.
I'll study how to adapt for 3.1 final release.

  Fei - Reply

really thank you bro. hope you have a great awesome life.

  Kacper - Reply

Wtf, how do I download this? I downloaded the zip file from the site you linked and when I tried importing into krita, it didn't work. It just opened the folder, and then I tried importing the folders inside the main folder, it just opened them, pls help.

  Kacper - Reply

oh nvrmind I did something wrong just don't answer this comment I'm retarded lol

  Anista alpharo - Reply

Thank you so much
I'm trying to make a dry pastel brushe like in Corel Painter can you help me

some Corel Painter samples (note mine)

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

I'm working on a update. I might have something like this around.
I'll see if I can release before Holidays.

  Anista alpharo - Reply

Thank you so much for your efforts
merci beaucoup et bon courage

  Rubén de Frutos - Reply

Thanks, you are the best :)

  wilson - Reply

david thank you!!!

  Tad Davis - Reply

Hi David, thanks so much for these. Quick question for you. Will the v8.1 brush set work with the latest 3.1.1 release of Krita? If not, were you planning another update for these for the new release?


  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Yes, this brush set bundle should load fine in 3.1.1 ; if you meet a problem, let me know ;-)

  Eric - Reply

Hi David, I just posted a comment that I downloaded the latest version 8.1 and am attempting to import it into Krita v3.1.1 but it's not finding any files after I unzip it. Thank you

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Eric. I assume you downloaded the source file ( because you said it's a zip ) .
The file you need is a *.bundle file and it's compatible with Krita 3.1.1 ; read again the page, all instruction are written correctly as far as I know.

  Eric - Reply

Hi David, I read some prior comments (which I should have done before adding mine) and went to the FTP page; when I save as, it only gives me the option to save as a zip file. I unzipped the file then renamed the folder to deevad-v8-1.bundle, but same thing I click Open then it sees only 3 folders (brushes, META-INF and paintoppresets), none of which contain the file needed to install this bundle pack.

Are you using another web browser (Chrome, Firefox)? Maybe issues with IE 11?

  David Revoy - Reply

Ha, that's sounds like an issue of the browser. Yes, here I'm using last Firefox on Manjaro Linux. I can right click on the bundle and perform a 'save-link-as'. You don't need to extract the zip you have ; just rename it to deevad-v8-1.bundle .

I'll try to improve the download experience for the user of IE on the next brushkit update.

  David Revoy - Reply

Ha good news!
Thanks for the feedback.

  Eric - Reply

David I figured out a workaround, as a suggestion for anyone else that runs into this issue: click on the download "deevad-v8-1.bundle, save as, change "save as type" from .zip to "all files". Change the defaulted .zip extension to .bundle. WORKED!! :)

  David Revoy - Reply

Ha good news!
Thanks for the feedback.

  Tauka - Reply

Hello, David, enormous, big, fat thanks for your sharing! However, I do not have opportunity to download it, the website seems down. Hope you make it work, good luck

P.S. Pepper&Carrot looks amazing

  Chezz - Reply

Thank you so much for these David! And by the way it seems to be working fine on Krita 3.1.1 although there was one instance when I noticed a small glitch on a few of your brushes. It happened when I gently drew a thin line but upon releasing the stylus, the line instantly becomes slightly thick and a little darker. This was resolved by just restarting Krita but I thought you ought to know.

  Suika Pon - Reply

Hey I'm wondering if this bundle is compatible with Krita Gemini. I have downloaded the bundle but I cant figure out how to get them onto Krita Gemini.


  David Revoy - Reply

Hi Suika Pon,
Krita Gemini is equal to the version 2.9 as far as I know.
Check my previous brush pack :, and follow the 'Manual instalation' chapter on this page

  Eric - Reply

Hi is this compatible with Krita v 3.1.1? I downloaded and unzipped the file but when attempting to import, it doesn't find any file to open. Thank you.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Eric. I assume you downloaded the source file ( because you said it's a zip ) .
The file you need is a *.bundle file and it's compatible with Krita 3.1.1 ; read again the page, all instruction are written correctly as far as I know.

  François Vermorel - Reply

Merci beaucoup David pour tous ces fabuleux outils !

  David REVOY OP , - Reply


  Scroptels Gluzar - Reply

Hey David, if i only want one of the brushes of your bundle (the air brush) how can i import that only?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, check the sources of the brush-kit ; the *.kpp are the presets. The preset might require the brush-tip too.

  Scroptels Gluzar - Reply

Thank you very much :)

  Sarah - Reply

Thank you so much for this amazing brushkit!

  Nova - Reply

Dear David,

The Download Link is broken here. I thought you want to know :D Greetings from Germany.

  Nova - Reply

Ok, wait I figured out that is is an issue with my Browser, everyone who has the same problem: Try with Chrome or Explorer :)

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Yes, unfortunately ; I don't know why the *.bundle links are now considered as webpage by Firefox.
... bullshit decision done by developers.

In a near future , I'll *.zip all the *.bundle files. But bundle are already zip. Non-sens layer on top of non-sens....

  Luna - Reply

Thank you for making these brushes :) you are awesome thanks

  Rain K - Reply

Hi David,
Thanks for being so kind :) GBU

  Fran - Reply

Thank you for sharing.... awesome brushes!

  Alex - Reply

Thank you! The brushes are amazing! <3

  Katherine - Reply

Thank you for sharing these...I've only just begun dabbling with Krita, so I'm a bit of a no0b with it - but it's a pretty slick program to paint with. Doesn't feel like it's trying to fight me so much. You are very inspiring too, love your stuff.

  José - Reply


I'm just starting to use Krita, and I love it. If I load your brushes, will I loose the Krita's ones ?

Sorry for my English, I am also French :)


  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi, you'll not loose the default preset of Krita ; the bundle only add new brushes. :) Bon week-end!

  José - Reply


  Jennifer - Reply

Hi, I don't know if you know the answer to this. But after installing your brush kit, I now get this short horizontal line right under my brush cursor and I can't make it go away no matter what brush I use. I'm still new to Krita, so any ideas?
Also thank you so much for sharing your brush sets!!!

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi, Thanks :)
I don't think installing a brush-kit can affect the brush-outline. Maybe you use a system with auto-update and a system update changed your graphic driver ? Maybe it was so close in the timeline with installing the preset it suddently was related? Just question :) You can always check by going in Krita ; Settings > Manage resources ; and take the brushkit to the 'Inactive Bundles' to see if the problems disapear and if the problem is linked to my brushes.
Let me know !

  Jennifer - Reply

I think you may be right! I looked at my recently installed programs, and my graphics driver automatically updated the same night I installed the brush kit. Unfortunately, Windows 10 likes to keep automatically updating when I try to rollback the driver, so I haven't been able to test it to see if that's the reason for sure. But I think it is. When I have more time I'll try to find a way to fix that. Moving your brush kit to "inactive bundles" doesn't solve the problem. Thank you for your advice! :)

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

A big thanks for your feedback! I hope the latest version (or the next) version of Krita + driver will fix your issue.

  Jackie - Reply

Just getting started with Krita and I love every one of these brushes. Thank you so much for your generosity

  - Reply

Thanks for the brushes, I was lost at Krita's default preset brushes and hated them, also didn't know how to make any good brushes. Appreciate it!

  Joel - Reply

Spectacular! I've always preferred the brush engine in Krita but I'd get so bogged down trying to modify my own brushes that I never really worked with the program as much as I wanted. Now I can just start painting. I'm very grateful for your efforts and expertise.

  Michael Ivarsson - Reply

not having any luck with the brush bundle installation..
Let us get this straight, is the deevad-v8-1.bundle the only file needed right?
and where is the info on where to save or extract the bundle, where does it need to be...somewhere down the line in the answers I could see some preference user folder, I do not see such folder in the krita program folder, neither in my user folders.

It looks interesting, I managed to download the zip extract the bundle file withing, but I just extracted to desktop and then located the bundle from there and installed through the manager, I can see the deevad 8.1 bundle name when checking the preset list, but there is no brushes in there.

  Michael Ivarsson - Reply

Never mind, it worked out, I copied it to the krita / share/ krita folder
didn´t show up instantly, had to switch to other presets then back again and suddenly the preset brushes was there

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Ha good you figured how to make it work this way.
The normal way is to get the *.bundle file on your computer, open Krita, and in the "resources manager" import the file.

  Raincole - Reply

I just started learning Krita and this brush set amazed me! I just want to say you're my hero.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Thank you!

  Barz - Reply

You're basically my hero

  Michel Montenegro - Reply

How can I use the "Blending" brush, I can not make the transition as it appears in the image, everything is blurred.

  David Revoy - Reply

Blending needs a particular attention to the direction of the stroke and preserving the edges. The stroke must follow your volumes. Here is a quick demo:

The border of this brush could be harder ( increase : Fade > Horyzontal and Vertical ) in the brush editor.

  Michel Montenegro - Reply

There are other gifs like this for the other brushes, it was very illustrative! ^^

  Michel Montenegro - Reply

Should I press and rub the brush?
To rub the blend as in gif?

  Michel Montenegro - Reply

David the Blend brush, should I rub in "zig and zag", or give light strides?

  David Revoy - Reply

Yes, cross hatching gently in a direction and on another angle helps to smooth.
The direction are selected to follow the plane of the surface.
Training with this type of shape ( box ) helps.

  MAG - Reply

Thank you Mr. Revoy, From Baltimore, Maryland

  ArtfulButterfly - Reply

Thank you so much sir for these brushes!!! You are the most generous artist ever! And my favorite too! I would never have gotten back to painting if i hadn't seen your videos and website!

  David Revoy - Reply

Thanks for the feedback!

  -L0Lock- - Reply

Coucou !
Merci pour cette nouvelle version, je vais bien m'amuser cet après-midi.
Par contre, je ne sais pas si c'est lié, mais Krita à tendance à freeze dès que je finis un coup de brush à la tablette. Je suis obligé de mettre mon stylet sur les dockers pour dégeler le canvas et dessiner à nouveau.... Parfois ça me le fait à chaque fois que je lève le stylet du canvas. :'(

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Merci! Problème non lié: c'est un problème de Krita sur certains système d'exploitation et carte graphiques.

  Jennifer - Reply

Thank you so much for your brush presets! I just started with krita and find your brush pack to be a perfect starting point.

  Barbara - Reply

Thank you very much!

  Ugo Yak - Reply

Do you have plans to add your new "Charcoal Pencils" brushes in this bundle in future?

Thanks for all!

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Ugo,
That's a good idea, I'll consider it for future version ( as I did for the mixbrush now merged in the main pack ) Thanks!

  Megalodon - Reply

Absolutely fucking amazing. Thank you so much David.

  Carro - Reply

I have a question, I'm using Krita 3.1.1 and I tried to download this but when I went to download bundle I couldn't find the package in my downloaded files where I put it. I wonder if there is maybe a newer version that I have to update to, and if so, will my old unfinished art work not be able to open in the new version? I don't know if this made any sense, but it would be really nice if you could answer this. Thank you so much! And your art is really beautiful, I appreciate what you do.

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hi Carro,

Don't worry: my brushes version 8.2 are compatible with every Krita 3.x versions. They can't broke anything. If your Krita works well for 3.1.1 on your system; just paint with it and do not update to 3.1.2 . The next version 3.1.3 can be more interesting because it will be a sort of Krita 3 final. A big "bug fix release" before Krita jumping to the big change of Krita 4 ( with new text tool, SVG ).
The team of Krita put a lot of efforts into getting compatibility across version for the Krita files format ( *.kra ). Your old unfinished art should be safe! :-)

  Glenn - Reply

Great addition to the deevad-v8 brushes, HOWEVER, both in deevad-v8 and in v8-2 your very first "brush" the Eraser Thin does not erase. It works like a brush and puts down paint UNLESS the user hits the E key to turn it into an eraser (just like all other brushes can be turned into erasers).

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

I loaded an empty configuration vanilla Krita 3.1.2, I added the bundle 8.2 and all works correctly: I can't reproduce.
What version of Krita do you use and on what system ? Also, check if you don't have a local modification of the brush in your paintoppresets local folder. It would override the one in the bundle...

  Borhan - Reply

As you mention this is quite a manual based approach and can see using it only for really demanding requirements.
Was wondering if you can also recommend any good fonts that you would recommend for a similar, if admittedly not quite as good, effect?

  Money - Reply

You're so kind thank you so much

  rye-bread - Reply

does the bundle include the brushes from 8.1? because once i downloaded this last night i lost all my .1 brushes. i just deleted the files in hopes of fixing the issue but now i only have the .2 brushes and i NEED the .1 brushes. i can't find the link to .1 to redownload either

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, yes. 8.2 only added brushes, none were removed from 8.1.

  F. - Reply

How can i choose and select them in krita?

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, after installation , they should appear in the brush docker ; under the tag name 'Deevad'

  F. - Reply

Thank you very much! :)

  Holo - Reply

Hi there David, I'm a big fan of your hard work in the Open Soruce community... first with the Blender team in the storyboards and art!, then your hard work in MyPaint! and now with the Krita feedback and brushes!!

Tbh you inspire me to do more and more!, and I wonder... if you know about DrawPile?
is an Open Source Paintchat... that I'm very proud to be part of, we are a young project but with determination and a nice community behind n.n

I try very hard to push the community there (I'm in charge of one called RP HUB and we are just over 100 artist there rigth now)

if you give it a look, please ask for Holo, I really want to know your opinion about it n.n

Have a lovely day

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

Hey, thanks for the friendly feedback.
Of course I know Drawpile :) I tested it last month for the release of the appimage version ; that's very cool.
I like the project ; but I never could try it in network. I found the GUI to do the first connection a bit hard to understand. Somehow, I was expecting something like videogames "server list" on start ; just a list of server with amount of user, and a name for the theme. I even don't know if it's possible to make it this way.
Maybe I can chat on a IRC channel ? I guess #drawpile on freenodes ?

  Holo - Reply

OMG! It's a big honor that you used it! We don't have an IRC ATM but I'm getting the community together in a discord.

I can put you in direct contact with the main developer to listen your opinions! (He will get pretty excited about that! I'm sure! You are like a hero for us juejuejue)

My discord is (sorry for the nickname, is because my brother gift me a sword with that name)

Holocausto #7260

Have a great day David! n.n

  David REVOY OP , - Reply

I'm not familiar with discord, no other way/channel to reach you ? mailing-list? good'old'forum? social-network group? :)

  Holo - Reply

Well it's a bit complicated tbh, but the main channels we use to communicate directly and in a friendly way is Facebook and Discord mainly.

This is our Facebook group

I added my email to this replay form btw just in case.

I told to Calle (the main developer) about your reply yesterday, and he was pretty excited to hear feedback and ideas from you Mr.David! We try to make a nice place in where ppl can join and discover the joy of draw with more ppl n.n

I re-discovered my love for draw thanks to DrawPile tbh! It was such a beautiful experience, and I want that more ppl can access to it n.n , even I developed my characters even more through the real-time role playing (amazing experience!).

Well... Sorry I tend to speak a lot when I'm excited! Please Mr.David give us a glance n.n.

Have a lovely day.

  Dixie - Reply

These are fantastic! Thank you!

  Profissional Web - Reply

I have no words. Thanks for sharing this.

  Alexandra - Reply

Thank you so so much for sharing!!

  Bagr Remo - Reply

awesome brushkit! thanks david for sharing this

  Bursty - Reply

Thank you so much! I just started using Krita and I have no money for patreon tutorials or better programs. I hope this'll help me in my start <3

  z - Reply

This is still one of the strongest Krita brush sets around. Bravo my friend.

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