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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NOTE: This deviation is a little outdated.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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Artisticbunny6 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! Very helpful! :D
DarlingMionette 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
:D welcome
I can't "Duplicate" an existing brush, and neither does a list appear when I right-click and empty brush slot ;w; Do you have any idea why? ><
Can I ask something? 
If I want to make a new pencil with custom settings, the size of the new tool is maximum 10.0?
Is this normal? Or is there even a way making the maximum size 100.0?
hamtro1 Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist
If you use Ctrl + Alt, you can drag the brush to any size you want Minimum being 1 px, max being 500 px. Or you can use the brush size buttons. They are under your bursh settings, if you can not see them try making the brush selection box smaller, or minimizing the advanced setting
How do you make a square brush? One where, you can dab and the brush result are these little square dabs (like a paintbrush)? AA bit different from setting Min Size to 100 ...
WereLeopard Feb 8, 2014  Student General Artist
I can't save the .conf file after I copied the things in. It saying "The access denied." Please help me :heart:
DarlingMionette Feb 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
right click the file and go to properties, make sure it's not read-only. if it's not, then check the folder you have it in and make sure that's not read-only. the error is a permission issue that has to do with your computer's filesystem and the rites you have to access it, not a sai problem specifically :)
WereLeopard Feb 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Will try! Thank you! :heart:
AssassinWitch Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
DolceMari This is something you may want to use...though its a little old~
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