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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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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
ohio-nerd99 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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