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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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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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BagusCasbon 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?
DasIporkchopMC Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
this is something i will use.
LoneLS Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woa hi
DasIporkchopMC Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Hikaru-Arie Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Still using the brush until now ! Thank you so much! :D
honuch Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Student General Artist
This won't change anything on my SAI configuration or my other brushes, no?
SketchcreativeLe Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student General Artist
I love your custom choice. That pretty satisfies me. 
lightning-in-my-hand Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Or you could just change the texture of the brush to Paper. That works too.
narapatmay Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
Thank you!
becky0220 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Didnt work T.T
BassZ1890 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
Am I missing something? I don't see the download on this page anywhere :T
CoozyAyuna Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
you edit it on your own 
Fewd-Forever Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
or download it...
CoozyAyuna Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014
It could work both ways :3
Fewd-Forever Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ye ouo :D (Big Grin) 
ReptileAFK Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nothing, I'm stupid
ReptileAFK Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Where do you get that textures?
Tumblebumblebunny Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
it worked! THANKS SO MUCH! :D
luup777 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
Thank you so much!
SpaceKingofSpace Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
These are the best damn brushes. Thank you.
Katsurin5 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
I've been looking for something like this forever! Thank you!
JaimeDL Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014
Thanks for the brushes :D.
Azurewhiterose Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student General Artist
I love these.Thanks so much for sharing. :) I use these for sketching often.
toruchi Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
Thank you very much!
378785309 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
thank you *Free Icon/Emote* Pusheen (Angry) 
Zombiena Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist
Thank you so much! :blowkiss:
IcyBlueToshi Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you :D
shiyemi Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
the best brushes! thanks!
tornadoz01 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
Thanks! It's great to be able to have a bit of familiarity in this new medium XD
pixel-asylum Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
On the Lead Holder pencil what the "untitled" and "large grain" things? I don't have those.
CrassiusCurio Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the brushes, they're brilliant! 
I did a quick sketch here… to test them out
TheButtOverLord Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DreamaDove93 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you <3
The-Wasted-Youth Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
what's "untitled"? Like the texture?
cerise-lien Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hi, uh, would someone be able to help with my problem? Whenever I try to make a new brush and input all the necessary fields and successfully use the brush, and then close SAI, and open it again, the brush is missing! None of my custom brushes seem to save...might you have some insight on this matter?
BerolEagle Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014
Probably because of Windows Administration rights.
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Nububu Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can change everything into the right settings other than the "normal" into neither "LEAD HOLDER 2MM PENCIL" or "0.5MM MECHANICAL PENCIL". is it just a name or is it something I needed to install as well? because my pencil doesn't look like the one in this picture...
BerolEagle Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
It's usually because you're either working on a file with small dimensions or the textures didn't register.
YohDesu Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
I can't find it either... :/
lolismoke Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Thank you! :happybounce: 
greysinsiter Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH FOR THIS TT_TT my brush texture won't work so I just downloaded you zip file... actually I don't know how to customize brushes so I was looking for a default one and just download from someone else's. Gladly I found yours, and yours was the best I have found so far... so thank you :D
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