Assetto Corsa – How to Paint AC Car Liveries in 2D

This tutorial will briefly demonstrate how to paint Assetto Corsa car liveries (skins) in 2D for newbies! From START to FINISH! Minimal expertise required.


Video Guide



00:00 – Intro, where to find the files and free programs you will require

05:17 – Opening the *.psd template file for painting. Explains layers and painting a base coat.

10:03 – Applying a texture to the car.

11:18 – Applying a ‘shape’ e.g. pinstripe to the car.

13:23 – Adding stickers such as number boards to the car.

17:44 – Saving the car, painting rims

19:45 – Customising skin technical details

23:53 – Quick preview of the car skin we whipped together. So hideous that Rob Walker himself would be proud of it 🙂

24:07 – Screenshots for thumbnail previews.

26:41 – End notes, and thanks for watching!

Software Used

2D Painting: Paint.NET (free). Download here:

Paint.NET PSD Plugin (to open/save Photoshop *.psd files). Download here:

Base template *.psd files: The original *.psd files for editing can be found in the install directory \steamapps\common\assettocorsa\sdk\dev\skin_templates which can be used for this.

For the Sim Race SA guys, goto here:


Assetto Corsa has been released on Dec 19, 2014 on Steam. this guide was post by Tebb

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