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Your Paint.Net... What do you use it for? (like as a hobby, for fun, for work?)


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A post primarily for showing not what you can create but why you create what you do such as the usage. Is it a hobby, for fun, for gaining experience, for work, etc.?

I use it mostly for web design and elements such as buttons plus other general graphics like help diagrams or promo images, and is used where I work. I also create textures for game design but that's more of a hobby than anything else. I like Paint.Net simply because it's small and easy to use not to mention free. :D

Here's a couple images of how I use it:

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Well I use it as a hobby. Ever since I bought my first laptop I wanted to have a go at space scapes and PDN was the first image editing program I downloaded. I also like to try my hand at Photoshop tuts, adapting them to PDN.

I must say RFX your race track looks great. The parts you added here look nice.

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Please feel free to visit my Gallery on PDNFans

And my Alternatives to PDN

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I use it for game design, for Tachyon Entertainment (shameless self-promotion). I find it easier to use than GIMP and Photoshop, not to mention it's as good as either when you have pages and pages of plugins!

 

I also use it for drawing whatever I feel like, making mockups of products etc...

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Mostly web dev.  Resizing, compressing, cropping, that sort of thing.  It's way faster than Photoshop.

 

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Amy: But how did it end up in there?
The Doctor: You know fairy tales. A good wizard tricked it.
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Definitely for hobby. I also used it for a few projects when I was in college (projects that I aced). :D

 

Actually, here's a video of a site I made for a web design class back in 2010.

 

I didn't make the images on the site, but I used Paint.NET to add borders, resize, and edit brightness/contrast.

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I started using it as a hobby and thought I could make some money with art on the side but the art world is not an easy place to make money unless you are a young inspired graphic artist that follows trends closely. I gave up on the money making part and just use it for fun and teaching my grandaughters how to use it now. I have about a dozen art programs on my pc but 95% of the time PDN is my preferred choice.   ;)

 

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Just for fun, mostly. I also use it for gaming purposes, like texture editing (Source Engine is really fun to mess with), and logo design. Not part of a company, I just do it for fun.

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As a hobby, mostly, and to occasionally fix up my photographs.  Once upon a time ago, I tried download an, ah, not so legal copy of Photoshop but my conscience got the better of me, and I scoured the Internet far and wide for the next best thing since peanut butter and Nutella sandwich, and stumbled across Paint.NET.  That was, what, five years ago? Now, I am happy with PDN.

 

But, yeah, it's a hobby machine next to playing with Blender.

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Safety valve.  The process of creation, not necessarily the outcome, is essential for my mental stability & others' safety :D

 

Once, someone liked my work enough to buy a print on dA. :D 

 

I have also used it in work applications. The boss I & played a trick on other staff showing rats sitting on work desks, keyboards etc. Must have done it a little too well as we hard a hard time convincing staff that it was a photo manip. :D

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                                                           Here's my sig.(Click it now!)


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Hi, it's me. I like experimenting with PDN to make really cool effects. I also like to


code in HTML and Lua. I like PC games and making youtube videos to show


my friends. Nice meeting you! See you later.

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I make Counter-Strike textures, too. Except I don't use Steam Workshop for them, because I currently make them for CS:S, not CS:GO.

BTW, your textures are awesome, when I get Global Offensive, I'll definitely use you weapon skins!

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I make Counter-Strike textures, too. Except I don't use Steam Workshop for them, because I currently make them for CS:S, not CS:GO.

BTW, your textures are awesome, when I get Global Offensive, I'll definitely use you weapon skins!

CS:GO has to accept the skin first then it will be available ingame :/

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Hi, it's me. I like experimenting with PDN to make really cool effects. I also like to


code in HTML and Lua. I like PC games and making youtube videos to show


my friends. Nice meeting you! See you later.

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