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Paint Tool SAI Pencil Brushes by BerolEagle Paint Tool SAI Pencil Brushes by BerolEagle
Here are a couple of pencil brushes that I made for Paint Tool SAI in order to mimic graphite pencil, to install them follow these instructions*:

-Extract the RAR into your Paint Tool SAI folder (install 7zip if you don't have winRAR).

-Run start-sai.exe to install the textures.

-Create a new "Brush" and manually adjust the settings like you see here, you could also use the Marker, Watercolor, Airbrush ...

I recommend using these brushes on A4 page size at 150 DPI and with stroke stabilizer at level 3 but use whatever you feel comfortable with.

Feel free to adjust the pressure to your taste, some press harder than others so you may have to adjust.

Change the Simple Circle to Flat and now you have a square tip shading pencil.

(*) Update if you're having issues with the start-sai.exe, download this pack and extract it into your main SAI directory (where the SAI program is), the brushes should show up automatically next time you run SAI), they may overwrite your brush list but I've put them at the bottom so unless you have any brushes there, it shouldn't be any problem. As an extra, I've included a set of "Airbrush Pencils" which are my favorite brushes in SAI.
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MoonlitMirror Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016  Student Digital Artist
what i was expecting: brush settings you can pop in the folder (without downloading anything but the settings)

what i got: a whole new paint tool SAI -oh wait i already have one....

is there a way to recreate or take just the large grain and just make it into a custom picture to put inside of the folder?

i'm confused
MsWaffless Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
..I tried everything with the settings and the brushed but it just doesn't seem to be working, the brush gets too choppy when I make it smaller and  even with the density at 100 it fades to much..
SeCrEtGarden525 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  New Deviant
Thank you!2016 NaNoEmo - #1 Imagination 
aska-ray Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Just wanna say thanks again; the pencil is by far my fav SAI brush to sketch with.
Flita Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Multi-FandomNerd Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I think I got an older version of Sai. I can't find/get the untitled or large grain settings, or the little section between that & advanced settings.
TeenyMinnow Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Thank you! <3
Abbyss Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016   Digital Artist
I'm so glad I found this again. I just reinstalled SAI and my Wacom and I've been having one helluva time getting the brushes to work they way I want them. Thank you! I'm definitely favoriting this for future reference.
dremmurr-swordstrike Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Could you include the Mechanical Pencil? I've been looking for a download for ages.
Evejones6 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2016  Hobbyist
i don't have the flat setting
XxZixZag50xX Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Um, I'm having trouble installing the textures for the brush. It won't show up as an option when I access SAI, though I already put Untitled and Large Grain in the blotmap and brushtex folders. Do you know what I did wrong?
BerolEagle Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2016
Run the start-sai to install any new textures.
hadangnguyet Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2016
thank !
mayodha Featured By Owner May 1, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I simply love it
NixieDrakos Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2016
How do I get the large grain texture?? 
1987Spaceman Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
you adjust the min size and the size.. :)
NixieDrakos Featured By Owner May 17, 2016
I got it. Thanks! :D
DarkChainsawr Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2016  Hobbyist
It worked but when I adjusted the settings like the first one it just looked...ugly xDD why doesn´t my brush look excactly like yours ;-;????
PonteoTheVictorious Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Flita Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!  Worked for me :)
CrazyChick1O1 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I think I did this wrong.. It isn't the right pen .-.
JuanPe78 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
existingcreature Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2015
where can i see the large grain texture? can't seem to find it.
SpicePrincess Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Student General Artist
Go to download on this image... the extra brush textures will be in that rar folder and then follow the directions in the description...
Or just read the previous comments on this image.
T-I-Kman Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Student General Artist
how do I mess around with the simple circle settings?
dynmk Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
After putting your brushes into the file, the .bmp file I mean. Go to notepad and copy the things you have in the .rar file. If you've done so and it doesn't work still, then put the thing you copied in the notepad on the top of the list.
00DarkDragon Featured By Owner Edited Dec 11, 2015  Hobbyist
Where can I download the large grain texture?

Just found
sayowara Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015
omfg i love them thanks 
GlitchhCaniis Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
If anyone is having problems, run "start-sai" first and then use it once there then close it and your normal sai program will have it then
VampireHostClub Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Can these work in GIMP?
DeathKissuFu Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't think so
VampireHostClub Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Man... Was really hoping to use these too... :(
DeathKissuFu Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
JoyzDestiney Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015
All of the textures are exactly the same what is this trickery
xylerk Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015
i like your brushes but i cant seem to get them to work. everything is identical except for the lines being produced.
NightSkyc Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You are a wonderful person, that's all I have to say.
Nitanyy Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
its not working for me! T_T 
Ink-Dash Featured By Owner Edited Jul 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a godsend. I love it so, so much!
SnowPuffzAJ Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015

You !

This is awesome ! I managed to do it !
SnowPuffzAJ Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015
I don't get how to do it :( 
Mondobizar Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Hey dude,wich version is that PTsai?
Mine dont have those options... ^^'
bichitras07 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015
thanks for the brushes :)
rindao317 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015
Thank you very much
sira Featured By Owner May 1, 2015   Digital Artist
I see in my choices "Large Grain" This is an addition to the program?
daptosto Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks man, you're a life saver!
seraphimous Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
i installed it but the texture  for the 2mm pencil isnt there?
Cinderpeach Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  Student Filmographer
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Yure-9 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so much for sharing this <3 it is really help me ^^
AnimeGirl1235 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow thank you so much for posting this here to DeviantArt for your fellow artists! Kudos to you! :D
Candy-Cane-xo Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
What should I exactly extract?
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