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Painting and Paint Tool Sai tips by moni158 Painting and Paint Tool Sai tips by moni158
I don't know what I would do without my paint tool sai...:iconotlplz:

Sorry its all handwritten...the one thing Sai lacks is any vector and text tools :/

Here is my drawing/painting process and tips on all my fav tools!

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Tam-Es Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for this! I'm new to colouring, and while I do like photoshop, I find Sai a LOT easier to use and less laggy for my laptop. Also Sai's Blur/Blend brush is like 100x better. This is going to help a ton, thank you!
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100starryskies Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If you don't mind my asking, how do you get your favourite brushes to be tapered at the end of the stroke instead of rounded?
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bluedog964 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Thank you! This clear up a bun of questions I had!
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EnliveningHearts Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you so much <3 This is awesome.
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DeonQuinlivan Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
This is pretty cool
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iammuymuy Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Clap 
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Akatskifairy101 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
one question, all in one layer?
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ThePhantomHaunter Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014
No, I doubt it'd be one layer. Because the fact remains the same: you would need to change the way the style. If you set the entire layer you drew on to "luminosity", it would all be bright and neon when not all of it should be this way in most cases. Of course, even if you did use thousands of layers you could always just merge them all together if in a folder with one click, or manually do it by pressing the button over and over (but be careful, as often you will find yourself messing up with the light value, so it's best to just put them all in a folder).
Excuse my English as well. ^^'
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Martianworks Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I was wondering if you could help, i don't seem to have the xShape_arrow, and i don't seem to have the start-sai.exe, im stumped as to why this is because i have bought Sai
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moni158 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Student Filmographer
I got mine with my sai. But I had to add the flat brush which I would prefer over the x shape arrow.

Brushes are very easy to add in Sai :D I'm just trying to remember where I got it OTL

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