xmario Posted October 6, 2010 Share Posted October 6, 2010 This tutorial is available as a PDF. Click here to view or download it Halloween Pumpkin How to make a Halloween Pumpkin How to make a Halloween Pumpkin using paint.net in Russian Effects needed: Feather Selection Bevel Selection Trail Drop Shadow Part #1 Pumpkin 1.1. Create a new image (400x400) Fill the background with black Add a new layer Color #AD1801 Draw an ellipse 1.2. Duplicate red ellipse layer Color #FCCD41 Recolor ellipse with paint bucket tool Linear gradient transparent mode from bottom to the top of the yellow ellipse Select the yellow ellipse Apply plugin Feather Selection, radius 10 1.3. Add a new layer above Color #AD1801 Draw an ellipse. Line width 10 1.4. Gaussian blur effect with radius 30 1.5. Add a new layer above Color #AD1801 Draw an ellipse. Line width 2 1.6. Gaussian blur effect with radius 5 Merge layer down 1.7. Duplicate layer with blurred ellipses Squeeze the ellipse Merge all layers except the background layer. Part #2 Jack-o'-lantern 2.1. Add a new layer above Color - black Draw a line in the form of future smiles 2.2. Using line/curve tool (style “Filled arrow”) position the triangles along a smiles line. 2.3. You can also use the triangles and ellipse, to draw the eye. 2.4. You can use the effect – noise - Median, to make a form of the eye smooth To make the second eye, duplicate layer and flip it horizontal Merge all layers with smile and eyes (except the pumpkin and background layers). 2.5. Use the Magic wand tool Select the smile and the eyes Go to the pumpkin level and delete the selected area 2.6. You can delete the smile and eyes layer or make it invisible. We no longer need it Select all the empty space around the pumpkin Invert selection Add a new layer above the pumpkin layer Apply plugin Bevel Selection to the selected area on a new layer. 2.7. Move the layer below the layer with pumpkin Select the pumpkin ellipse form Apply Trail plugin to the selected area on a layer with bevel selection. 2.8. Merge two layers (the layer with pumpkin and the layer with bevel selection). Add a new layer below Color #FFD800 Paint the smile and eyes with Paintbrush tool 2.9. Apply Drop Shadow plugin to the pumpkin layer. That's all. Here's the resulting image. 1 2 Quote Russian paint.net community Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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