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!

Tutorials featuring a :star: have a downloadable PDF.

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  3. Glowy Swirl Tutorial

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  4. How to Clone Yourself!

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