Coming into this chapter, I bet you are ready to put your new knowledge and refreshed theory into action! That's great news, as in this chapter (and all chapters going forward), we will be doing some hands-on exercises to better understand the functionality of Krita as a program.
In this chapter, we will be dissecting one of Krita's foundational tools and some of the biggest boons that digital art provides you as a creator: layers, blending modes, and layer groups. In this chapter, we will be covering the following:
- Defining layers, layer blending modes, and layer groups
- Controlling a landscape painting composition using layers
- Starting our landscape painting using our layer structure and Krita's built-in brushes
- Grouping our landscape into layer groups for maximum efficiency
- Refining our painting by utilizing some basic layer management skills to help us prepare for bringing this painting to a polished...