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Beginner Tutorials

Tutorials that describe the use of core features of Paint.NET such as tools, effects, and adjustments. Minimal plugins should be used in any of these tutorials. Perfect for the wet-behind-the-ear newcomer!

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Cutting out images - last post by shumi31


Tutorials focused around the creation of an object, material, or other miscellaneous item.

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"Solar Atmosphere"... - last post by Drydareelin

Distortions and Modifications

Tutorials that describe distortions to obtain a particular effect on any existing image.

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Advanced Smudging - last post by FotoFactory

Image and Photo Touch-ups

Obviously, the best way to have a good photo is to take a good photo, but some improvements can be made in Paint.NET. Here are tutorials that describe how to improve the look and correct many common errors in photographs.

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LEGO Photo - last post by Goonfella

Text Effects

Make your text glow, burn, or freeze! Here's how to make cool words. Spelling? You're on your own.

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Porcelain & Neon Text - last post by jesswyer


This is where you'll find tutorials on how to make textures that can cover your artwork in a familiar look and feel.

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Labyrinth - last post by Seerose


Tutorials that don't fit anywhere else.

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PDN Digital Painting - last post by shumi31