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Drawing Tools

There are three tools available for drawing within your image:

Drawing Tools

Drawing Tools

Drawing Tools

PaintbrushPaintbrush

This tool is selected by default when you start Paint.NET, and is useful for many kinds of freeform drawing. For greater discussion of how to use this tool, please visit the Paintbrush Tool section.

EraserEraser

You may use this tool to erase areas of the image (it sets the opacity, or alpha, to 0). For greater discussion of how to use this tool, please visit the Eraser Tool section.

EraserPencil Tool

This allows you to draw on the active layer pixel-by-pixel. For greater discussion of how to use this tool, please visit the Pencil Tool section.