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SAI Brushes by ToadsDontExist SAI Brushes by ToadsDontExist
Hey again! :D I've been really busy due to the spring semester starting and everything. Today I took a look at some new comments on my SAI Textures, and received an awesome link to some brushes. [link]

Thus, I decided to create some of my own. :) Hope you guys enjoy them! If you make something using my brushes, I'd love to see it! ^.^ (I can't promise a timely response though xD)

Windows Vista, specifically, although it should work elsewhere too.

1. Download the file and unzip it/extract the files

2. Copy all the .bmp files (except the preview lol)
Go into the folder you installed SAI in, and find the blotmaps folder.
Mine looks like this:
C:\Program Files (x86)\PaintTool_SAI_English_ver.1.10\PaintTool_SAI_English_ver.1.10\PaintTool SAI English Pack\blotmap
Paste the files there!

3. If you don't already have it, I've included the start-sai.exe file for you,
so just go ahead and paste it into wherever you have sai.exe.
That should be one level up from where you pasted the blotmaps,
so just go up a level
This is mine.
C:\Program Files (x86)\PaintTool_SAI_English_ver.1.10\PaintTool_SAI_English_ver.1.10\PaintTool SAI English Pack
Paste start-sai.exe there.

4. Now, just double click start-sai.exe and it should start SAI for you
All the brushes should be there!
(the default is simple circle, the dropdown is below density)

5. Go ahead and play with them! :)

If you need any help, just ask! I can't guarantee that I'll be useful, but I'll try my best! :w00t:

Warning, start-sai.exe might not work in older versions of SAI!

Check out my SAI brush tutorial for some help: [link]
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WitchGaming144 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wtf? my stupid computer doesn't want me to download it ;n;
Raccoonsnuggles Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not sure where to find the start-sai.exe? It's not located anywhere on my computer?? help!
Crazyaniknowit Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Just use the regular SAI start button if you don't have the start-sai.exe
syntax3rr0r Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
hi, do you have a brush that is named flat bristle? can i have the link? :< ive been looking for it, thanks
FreakCuteVaneko Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!!! <3
Labiriti Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks you!
W-olf-Of-Storms Featured By Owner Edited Aug 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I was kinda vague there-
okay. I just updated Sai to version 1.20, so it's running just fine. I copied the pics to the blotmap folder and used the start-sai.exe like you instructed, but when Sai started up, the brushes didn't show up. I couldn't see any of them. I also have Windows 10.
ColorfulVividity Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
W-olf-Of-Storms Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
W-olf-Of-Storms Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
the brushes aren't there
PotatoXBanana Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
error QnQ waaah
justShadowchan Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  Hobbyist
Thank you! *-*
Small-Shadow Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015  Student General Artist
HidekiKiyoshi Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015
Thank you, the brushes are really really amazing! I LOVE EM' Llama Emoji-03 (Sparkles) [V1]  
KonnichiwaSugoi Featured By Owner May 14, 2015  Student
Omg I really love all your works ;-; I'm really really thankful to it. ;;^;; it also helped me to understand on how to install brushes and stuff. I'm really thankful ;;^;;
BloodyPink-M Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
whats the name on the tools?
shekia-mitana Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Hobbyist
Your brushes have helped me here!…
QcumberQueen Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Did the steps, still can't find them..
RenziAquamarine Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

I had previously downloaded your brushes on my main PC, and I loved the textures! ^^

The problem is, I got a new laptop and had to download everything again.

I downloaded sai, but I accidentally deleted the folder that came along with it.

I tried to redownload the folder, but it seems like the second download only downloads the program. Do you know how to get the folders back?
Super-dino Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
try restoring your computer to a date before you deleted them, that sometimes works
FennecKajidaKitsune Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
It says the brush file has been deleted??
almisty1223 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It wont let me download it........
almisty1223 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nvm XD
FizzPuff Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I actually didn't realize that sai could be modded as such. I'll have to try it out.
willowangel214 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
thank you so much for these!
EmmaAttitude Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Erhm, I have a question. I just installed it, but somehow it doesn't work. I can see the files in SAI, but when I try to use them, it doesn't work :( Is there something I should do or instal ?
DaenerysWinchester Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Maybe try restarting SAI before using them
EmmaAttitude Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I fixed it :)
Creepy-Lady Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Observer-of-Reality Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Student General Artist
i luv u♥ xD
thanks so much for that!!
WhimsicalDreamcaster Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
shaoran100 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
thank u really
Starrybat Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tried this and now my Sai has no brushes and isn't in English anymore???? 
Zandolaf Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Toad, I love your helpful downloads, I know you already know this, but is there a fix on the awkward boarders where it would make it look more connected?

 It just looks weird with the way the boarders look...

 I just wish i could use some stuff to make the Papertex more on the "No Border Showing" side.
Dragunnity Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My Anti Virus Sees ''Start.exe'' as a Virus, and i can't load them without it, HELP? ,_,
:( (Sad) 
AstralSerebii Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The link's not working! :(
SlenderHeartOC Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014
How do I add brushes to SAI...

New user, still doesn't know how to work it.
Art-of-a-spirit Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Student Digital Artist
it doesn't work.
LokittyL Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Need help? ^^
Art-of-a-spirit Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Nah, help others (:
ligavima Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013
firebird145 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much. It took a while to understand where to put them all. I may even have put some in folders that they didn't need to been in but I got it. thanks a lot for these brush styles. :)
Sessinara Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I don't get it :D
It doesn't work...:iconsighingplz:
Vy2Yumaa Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I have a question! is it the same for windows8? I can't get any help anywhere ;~; 
Skilodracus Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
It should be the same
Blizzardmoon Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you need a tablet for these brushes to work properly? Sorry if that's a total derp question lol
Celia94 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You need a tablet for drawing properly with any brushes xD Trust has some good and very cheap ones
Blizzardmoon Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah okay I understand. They still look really good when drawn with a mouse ^^ 
Xzer04X Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
Thanks very much!
Xibira Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Student General Artist
Some years ago I downloaded this brushes on SAI and worked perfectly.
Yesterday I had to erase all the stuff from my computer and install all the programs again, inlcuding SAI (of cousr version 1.1.0)
The weird thing now i that I follow up all the instructions above, but they don't appear on SAI! I thought it was the program and I looked up for many sai on internet, but it happened the same.
The only brushes I have downloaded succesfully has been one pack who included the lines for the brushform.conf, the blotmap files and the elemap files.
What could be the problem? Thanks.
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