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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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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  New member
I can't find it either... :/
lolismoke Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you! :happybounce: 
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