Krita is a KDE based art creation suite that aims to make digital painting easier. A new version of Krita, Krita 2.5 specially comes with several enhancements in brushes that make the paintings more realistic.
Major features of this release are:
- textured painting
- layer compositing management
- smoother smudging
While some of the features are still in beta stage, the are usable and works great too.
This version also comes with six out-of-box color themes for Krita that help to remove all distractions and lets you concentrate on your work.
For the time being, binaries have not arrived in the major distros. You can grab the source code from here.