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SAI Brushes 2 by ToadsDontExist SAI Brushes 2 by ToadsDontExist
Woo, it's been a while, hasn't it. My deepest apologies to any who've had problems with my previous brush packs...I'm not really sure how to fix most of them, other than the people I've responded to already. These packs are as much me experimenting with SAI as they are a resource for you :P

With that said, I'm pleased to say that I finally got off my lazy ass finished a second brush pack!! This one is more experimental than the previous one; that said, there are a lot of "version 2" brush textures in here.

Installation Instructions
1. Download and unzip the set
2. Copy all the BMP images (other than the preview :P)
3. Paste them in your Blotmaps folder in the SAI folder
4. Copy start-sai.exe (if you don't have it already)
5. Paste it in the same folder as sai.exe (one level up from the blotmaps folder)
6. Run start-sai.exe
7. The new brushes can be used by selecting them from the menu underneath "Density," where it says "Simple Circle" by default.

More detailed instructions can be found in the Read Me, PLEASE read that before asking me! :D

Important Note
See that little number right next to the brush drop down menu? Play around with that. Different brushes work better under different settings. For example, I like to use the Script brush at 100, and I like to use the Bark brush at 50. But using Bark at 100 can produce a splatter effect, which is pretty cool.

Thanks for reading, and I hope you enjoy these!
If you use them, comment here with where you used them! I always love to see what people create with my brushes. :D

The Ripple in this pack is broken. There should be a working version in SAI Brushes 3 :)

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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TheLoneRestlessRose Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used your brushes they're awesome! Thank you so much <3 thelonerestlessrose.deviantart…
Yourtoast Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks! works great!
Ash-craft-23 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks :3
Hoseki-Topazice Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
It's not working for me. Everything looks like the same texture <_<
LilyVole Featured By Owner May 27, 2014
It's probably because I have a newer version because i only installed it a few months ago but I downloaded it and now I have a massive problem.
I did everything the instructions said except what it said about the whole putting the start-sai.exe because as far as I can tell I dont have a sai.exe file, I just have a sai application and sai.ssd so I just put it in that folder and it opened up sai fine.
Buut now everything but the new brushes is in sai is unreadable:…
I did try and take the new brush files and the start-sai.exe file back out but it didn't change a goddamn thing except now I have no brushes at all, not even normal ones that came with the programme.
If anyone has any advice i would be so so SO grateful.
whitefang135 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Quick question.... How do I use "start-sai.exe"? It keeps saying "Can't run sai.exe (CreateProcess failed with error 2). D8

I can open Paint Tool SAI just fine, but I can't find ANY brushes that I downloaded. 0_0
TehMagicalKitty Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Student Artist
I have the same problem.. .3.
whitefang135 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Found out what was wrong. ^^;

You have to put the "brushes" into the brush TEXTURES folder (brushtex) in order for them to show up. Llama Emoji-01 (Laughing) [V1] 

Plus side: They show up amazingly well.

Downside: You have to set the density a bit low to get the "Plus side". xP
giygas-nipples Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hi, i had this problem too, and since your comment is most recent ill just answer you. 
basically you need to find the file that has sai.exe in it and start-sai.exe needs to be in the exact same folder. the problem might be that start-sai is sitting in some random place on your comp 
TehMagicalKitty Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Student Artist
ik I figured et out Xd
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