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SAI Screentone Paper Textures by ToadsDontExist SAI Screentone Paper Textures by ToadsDontExist
Hellooo again! While I haven't been able to save GIMP brushes, I've been playing around with SAI and made some textures to share with you guys.

~these are PAPER textures, not brush textures. :) I've included a helpful image in case you're dumb like me

~I can't count. There are 8 textures in the pack. But the read me says 7. I guess you can consider it a bonus lol

~I've included the .sai image for the preview, so you can see the settings I used in each layer

This is the first SAI resource I've made, so I REALLY want your feedback! What can I improve, what you would like to see next time, what you liked, etc etc.

I wanna see stuff you've made with my textures! Show it off, and I'll take a look! It always makes me happy when artists way better than I am put my stuff to good use.

I think that's all for now. :D Hope you guys enjoy! Installation instruction are in the read me...Oh I guess I can reiterate them here.

1. Unzip the folder somewhere.
2. Copy the BMP files only and paste them in the \papertex folder in your SAI folders.
ex. C:\Program Files (x86)\PaintTool_SAI_English_ver.1.10\PaintTool_SAI_English_ver.1.10\PaintTool SAI English Pack\papertex

3. Go up one file level from where you pasted all the textures. This is where the .exe file should be. Among other things, there's also a file named papertex.conf. Go into my pack, and copy the version of that file that I've provided. Paste the one from my pack over the default (as in, replace the old one with the new one) :) Otherwise, SAI won't display any of the new textures as choices.

4. Restart SAI and start playing with your new paper textures!!!

*wipes forehead*
If you guys have any questions, feel free to comment here, or drop me a note.

EDIT: WOW! I'm excited so many people have taken a look at these textures! I've cleared up the install directions somewhat and will be getting to work on a second pack! :D Thank you all so much! :)

Newer versions of SAI can add new textures automagically!! :D Just use the start-sai exe file to start the program, and you should see the new textures you've added without having to update the .conf file by hand! Cool! :airborne:

EDIT EDIT: Fixed to add Lace.bmp to the conf file

EDIT 5/22/11: Uploaded original .conf file here [link]
Just unzip and rename the file papertex.conf, and paste where it should be in the same folder with SAI.exe

Will try to get to your comments and try to help, but in the meantime, try resetting the papertex if you lost the original :)

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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32artstudio Feb 10, 2014  New member Professional General Artist
i've copying the bmp files to papertex folder in SAI, but when i open SAI why the new texture isn't appear?
32artstudio Feb 10, 2014  New member Professional General Artist
please help :(
sunny95st Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sunny95st Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it's may help 
neokasey82 Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome. I'm still digesting all those brushes I've downloaded from you; I decided that the easiest way to credit you would be to put you in my tagline and signature, so I did that instead of putting it on every drawing that I make with SAI -- okay, basically every drawing.
Amazing job as always! :heart:
~ Shade :rose:
Hello there! I love this pack, but for the longest time I completely lost track of everything and I forgot who it was made by so I may have done some work with it without credit. I'm doing to list you on my profile from here on out though to make sure people can see who it was made by. Once again, I apologize, and thank you for the awesome work!
xXMintfuckXx Jan 14, 2014  Student Artist
Eeech, it's not working. oAo
I pasted the files in the papertex.conf folder, restared sai, and it didn't work. I tried restarting my computer, also didn't work. ;_;
Anshell Dec 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank You!
warnawani Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for this!
Erniesa Nov 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
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