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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  1. Custom Watermarks

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  2. How to make a pencil

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  3. Corrugated Cardboard

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  4. Picture frame

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  5. Worm screw

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  6. Textured Shapes

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  7. Glass Ball

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  8. Do some abstract V3

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  9. Bat and angel wings

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  10. Lightsaber tutorial

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