Very good work! Looks quite nice, my fellow Hoosier! ;-) Thanks, although I don't know if I could repeat it. Lots of tweaking, undoing and redoing and experimenting with layer blending modes. This one was definitely a good learning experience.
My first post in the forums (although I've been a reader for a few months ), and my first creation with Paint.NET. I gotta say, this was a fun tutorial, and one of the first to really get my brain churning with creation ideas for Paint.NET. Thanks! This one I call "Explosion". It was intended to be an exploding star moments after a "shockwave" was produced. I added some colors to "prettify" it