From blank transparent canvas to finished project.
100 % paint.net
cropped for better balance. added the strawberry
darkened many of the shadows and added more highlights.
this is not a photo, but a drawing. There were absolutley no outside renders or scanns involved straight up totally Paint.Net.
Jan 12 2009 I have done a little mini tut of the Pear in the Paint.Net tutorial forum. Its a skimmed number of steps version, but will give you the idea of how this painting was done.
Love this program, have to thank Rick for designing it and all the plugin guys that add extras . Thanks guys.