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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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Hoseki-Topazice Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  New member
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
NatalyaMarie Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
These are really cool.  Thanks.
The13TalesofHamjou Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Thank you for these~ I'm going to be using them a bunch!!
Yuki-No-Hoshi Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Some of the brushes don't work.
Blurriness Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013
Thanks! works perfect
emokatt98 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like them~ Haven't used them officially yet~
MooMooMilkGirl Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Student General Artist
Heey I don't really use my da anymore,
but I put it on my tumblr if you'd like to see :)…
Thanks for making these btw! theyre super nice.
Thetruffulacupcake Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
it doesn't run :I failed with error 2... can someone help me please?
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