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SAI Tutorial - Custom Brushes by DarlingMionette SAI Tutorial - Custom Brushes by DarlingMionette
Wheeeeeee another tutorial :) This time on custom brushes in SAI! <3 I love custom brushes. It was getting so long that I tourniquet'd my custom brush settings off of it >.> But if anyone sees a brush exampled up there that you'd like, just ask and I'll copy the stats for you :)

Official Website: [link]

SAI costs approximately $56 USD (5250 Japanese Yen) for a license. Trials last 31 days. Check the exchange rates on your currency - they change daily so it can fluctuate up and down.

[link] <- Custom Brush Suppliment Tutorial. Has all my brush settings.

NOTE: This deviation is a little outdated. You can now download "DarlingMionette's SAI Resources" at the bottom of the Custom Brush Supplement.

It is a .zip file of all my brush settings, textures, blank do-it-yourself resources, instructions for creating custom content, and associated start-sai.exe file that lets you register these files to your SAI without editing the .conf files manually :3 All in one convenient place. All of my current brush settings have been updated to match the files in the .zip file, and contain image examples for each. Be sure to read the README's! If you like it, then drop me a +fav on this deviation :D. Thanks!
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Isoniazid1 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
Shit's not being saved, what am I doing wrong?
DarlingMionette Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
reinstall your sai. it's not that you're doing anything wrong (this is a common problem) but sai is pretty unstable and has a habit of letting it's .dll's go corrupt.. which is what helps to save your settings. if you reinstall it'll replace the corrupt .dll's and it'll work just fine :)
vanillaorangelatte Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you !
epicumbre Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
helped a lot! thank you for making this~
Chinana77 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
Okay I have a problem here...
Your tutorial is really helpful and making new brushes could become another hobby :D
BUT it is really annoying that my new brushes I create are not safed!! >_<
Maybe I am just overseeing something really really obvious but I'm at my wits end here
HowlingOblivion Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hard -- Soft setting doesnt change anything? TT^TT
RipeCookieface Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist
I'm pretty sure it changes the sensitivity to the pressure of the pen when using a tablet.. (Just if you haven't checked yet.. :/ )
Sweetylol Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Omg THANK YOU KNOW I KNOW HOW TO ADD  MY OWN TEXTURES IN PTS <3333333333Hamtaro Mouse Emoji-03 (Squee) [V1] 
li0nspit Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i use the Hard -- Soft tool and it doesnt change anything in the brush... :c
CyanMask Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
well this saves a lot of research, so thanks. cute handwriting btw.
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