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Paint creation tutorial

Started by PiBoSo, August 22, 2010, 12:06:32 am

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August 22, 2010, 12:06:32 am Last Edit: August 09, 2017, 04:25:21 pm by PiBoSo
Paints are used to change liveries of kart and driver.

To add an helmet paint:
1) Download the templates: http://www.kartracing-pro.com/?page=downloads
2) Create a texture named helmet.tga or helmet.bmp
3) download PaintEd: http://www.kartracing-pro.com/?page=downloads
4) create the directory structure driver/helmets/sk6/paints
5) Using PaintEd, convert the texture to a paint, saving it in the previously created "paints" folder.

To change helmet's visor:
1) Create two textures, named visor.tga and visor#2.tga ( for rain )
2) Move them to the same folder of helmet's texture
3) Using PaintEd, convert the textures to a paint.

Inside Kart Racing Pro, when in "viewer" mode ( click on the dot in the bottom-right corner of main menu ), it is possible to reload a paint from disk pressing the 'r' key.


where can i find a template id like to start making my kart before the game is realeased

Nick Johnston

I searched around and tried to open up a .pnt file with this PaintEd program. But every time I try to open the white.pnt it crashes the program.

Anything you can think of?



You use some program to make a paint (photoshop, paint, gimp etc).
Save file as .tga or . bmp
Use PaintEd to convert your .tga/.bmp image file to .pnt file.
Use that .pnt file in KRP.

PaintEd is just a tool to convert .tga/.bmp to .pnt, it's not image editor program.


How do you use PaintEd, start with Paint read?
need some help thnx  :o


hello how are you, I have a question, I would like to know how to put the kart on the karts.pkz Pinstar white.pnt?

from already thank you very much



i cant get my helmet design showing ingame?
Followd these instructions: http://tools.piboso.com/index.php/PaintEd

Mayb did something wrong with the layers in Photoshop?


I am having the same trouble not being able to see my helmet design in game. It shows the name in the drop down box when selecting the helmet, but when selected, shows the plain white helmet on the driver...


When you open your .pnt file with PaintEd, on the left side does it say 'helmet'? Does clicking on it show your paint correctly on the right?


Thanks Snapper, I had the same problem and that fixed it. ;)


yeah mate, i followed all the steps correctly with the PaintEd, and the image comes up on the right, so i don't know whats going on aye...



December 12, 2010, 02:08:42 am #14 Last Edit: December 12, 2010, 02:16:45 am by Bacchulum
How do we get a suit to show?
All I can get is the helmet. :-\

Just after I posted I thought of something I hadn't tried, put it in the 'kart' folder.
Works like a charm. ;D