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Hi guys!!!

Woohoo!!! We're entering a new FireAlpaca era!! 2.0!!! :dance:

Here's what's new:

- It is now compatible to brush script (script control brush).
- Preset brush for brush script has been added.
- Marker, Symmetry, Analog-Pen, etc..
- Brush script is quite flexible so please use wisely.
- The max. size of brush is extended to 1000 px.
- Brush Control displays the option menu now.

So what in the world is a Script Brush? From the little I've played with them, it feels more like your regular Photoshop or SAI brushes and they respond to the angle of the pen (in Wacom tablets and others which support this function). When you click on "Add Script Brush" on the bottom of the page, you get the option of adding .bs files without the use of a bitmap. I'm guessing they are vector-based brushes and thus they can become way bigger than a bitmap brush without losing their sharpness.

:star: How to add a Script Brush :star:

1- Download or locate your .bs file
2- Click on the "Add Script Brush" button on FireAlpaca. It's located next to the Add Bitmap Brush button, at the bottom of the Brush Pannel.
3- Select the file you want to use and it's done!
4- Now you can play with the settings, as always, by double-clicking on its name on the list. However, some settings will appear on the Brush Control Pannel, very handy indeed!

To be honest, it's my first time seeing .bs files but a quick Google search produced this fantastic set for MangaLabo. I tried downloading and it worked fine with me:…

Tip: do try the Symmetry brush. So much fun!!!!

Enjoy this update>>

:bulletgreen: What would be a major change you would like to see in new FireAlpaca versions? Let us know! We will forward all replies to the official staff, both on Facebook and the official website.

:bulletgreen: We would like to remind you that we have a gallery system in which we handpick the deviations we want to Feature with every new submission to the other galleries. You can post on any of them instead. Please, don't submit to Featured! Thank you!

:bulletgreen: Forward your questions to the Doubts and Problems Thread. Also, don't forget to check the List of Shortcuts, the Video tutorials compilation post and the Tablet Tips masterpost
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We love Fire Alpaca! If you love it too, feel free to join or participate~

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Questions? Please visit HERE
Also, don't forget to check the List of Shortcuts, the Video tutorials compilation post and the Tablet Tips masterpost.

:bulletred: But what is this Fire Alpaca thing?
Fire Alpaca is a FREE image editing software, simple but really easy to use, and working in both Windows and Mac!
Download it from the official website. Available in English, Japanese, Chinese, Corean, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, and Russian.

:bulletred: I'm running on Mac and I can't use SAI, can I use Fire Alpaca?
Yes! It works really well in both Windows and Mac. Since it's a lighter, simpler program, it is not a substitute for SAI, but it does include some cool features like pen tool correction and watercolor custom brushes.

:bulletred: I already use Fire Alpaca, how do I join your group?
You can either Join (yay!) by clicking "Join" or you can participate in our galleries as well.

Are you on Tumblr? This is a really cool Fire Alpaca blog, full of tutorials and samples of what other people can do with FA.

:star: Group founder: :iconkotori-chan:

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Disclaimer: For fans, by fans! This is not an official group by any means,nor does it have anything to do with the company behind Fire Alpaca. I'm just a fan of this program and felt the urge to share the love! So I really can't help it if the servers are down or the program crashes or you want to suggest some new features... please head to the official request box for complaints and suggestions... I do it all the time ;)


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xXKitKat-aristXx Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2022  Student Digital Artist
yus i will get it
AgnusPrime Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2022  Hobbyist General Artist
I think this group is dead
arrbiylae Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2022  Hobbyist Digital Artist
as with most things on dA nowadays yeah
DoodleFreak21 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
help i dunno how to select more than one thing and i have seen other people do it and im a big dunce so i dunno how and i just need help

please dont tell me to look it up. i have been spending like 30 minutes trying to find something that even remotely helps my issue

please help
SupaArtz Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2020  Hobbyist Digital Artist
shift+click on things
TornGtwist Featured By Owner May 22, 2020  Student Digital Artist
hold shift
TianaIgbedion Featured By Owner May 25, 2019  Student Filmographer
Fanart Folder full. :(
CharziG Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I need help please. Adding singular brushes on Fire Alpaca is a time consuming & rather irritating exercise. I have found the file where these goodies go, so sent all the png's directly there. Problem is that it's not showing in my brushes list, and it should.... I'm not that illogical or technologically frozen to not accept that this is an easier and quicker method IF FA reads the brushes popped there, and they show in the brushes area..... Anyone?
DragonLoreStudios Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2019   Digital Artist
*cricket noises*
mosquitobytes Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2022  Hobbyist General Artist
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