My PaintTool SAI Brushes

Here are my most-used brushes, collected from the web and tweaked a bit to my sensitivity tastes.

It almost looks and feels like real pencil! The trick for a more realistic effect is to use a dark gray color instead of pure black and a very light, low-saturated color blue as background. Click on the picture to see details. Beautiful!



Create a “Brush” type and use these settings:


This is a painterly, strokey, chalky brush. Paint lightly to get a rough, dry brush effect. Works better if you tweak the Hard <-> Soft settings to your liking. Sometimes I turn on the Blend checkbox if I need to mix colors as if using wet paint.


Create a “Brush” type and use these settings:


If you don’t have these brushes or textures, click here.

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