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. How to make graffiti

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  2. Cool Aura for newbies

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  3. Etchasketch fun

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  4. Glossy Avatar/Button

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  5. font colors and text

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  6. Matrix Effect

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  7. Make a planet

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  8. Video & Animations

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  9. Making Fur

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  10. EPIKZ Textz

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  11. Writing on Notebook Paper

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  12. Splintered avatars/sigs tut

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