Art is design.
One of the most important parts of design is VALUE.
Krita makes it amazingly easy to paint in color while keeping an eye on your greyscale values IN REAL TIME using this LUT thingie.
I can’t explain the feature too well, but here’s a short video that shows how to activate it. From there, you can keep an eye on your values even as you’re painting in color!
I started using it in my HEROES OF HOUNDSMOUTH piece and it CHANGED MY LIFE.
This tip isn’t exactly new, but I wanted to archive it here for posterity.