Get started with animating with Krita

Finding an application

There are many online applications you can use to animate. Some cost money, and others are free. My favourite application is Krita. It’s free, reliable, and has most of the tools you will ever need. This tutorial is also on using Krita for animation.


First, you need to create a new document. I have set mine as the width of 1920 and height of 1080. This setting best fits Youtube. You can also adjust the resolution, but for now, keep it at 100.

Your screen should display these three tabs



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store