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. Etchasketch fun

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  2. Textured Shapes

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  3. The Haxxor Effect!

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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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  13. Get Rid of Jpeg Artifacts

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  14. Scale drawing

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