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Paint Tool Sai Tools and Swatches v2 by Jesi-Jess Paint Tool Sai Tools and Swatches v2 by Jesi-Jess
**Major Major update from my old one here Paint Tool Sai Tut: Tool Settings 

I've been meaning to update this for ages to be honest, I've pretty much stuck with these tools for months now so I think I finally have set tools I am going to use. The newest one is really my sketch brush which I am in love with so that will most likely stick as well. 

Though this is mainly for me to keep a resource with all my settings and such in one place, for all I know it might come in handy to someone else as well like the old tools did :> That's why I will have both up now!

None the less, let's get going on the explanation of these tools!


Sketch: This is the main tool I use to draw all my sketches. Simple really but it works!
Pencil: One and only lining tool! Nothing special about it honestly, I just tweaked the settings to fit how I move my wrist and pressure when I am drawing. I suggest you start from the default setting of the Pencil Tool and adjust it so it works best for you. 
Brush and Water Color: These two tools are what I use to color, I also use a lot of different Brush and Textures as well, but my mains are (simple circle) and Middle_Flat which are defaults that come with Sai. 
Marker: Mainly used to color sketches and rarely used to cell shade on certain things. But other then that, my least used tool. 


I use these color swatches for sketching and lining, literally all I use since 90% of the time I don't do multicolored linearts, just one color. 

The Bright Colors is my sketching swatch, the only reason there are different colors is really because sometimes I feel like sketching in blue, other times red, etc. Just so I don't sketch in the same color ALL the time. The only time I sketch in other colors then this is when I am drawing over something (Ex: An App or Meme_). 

The Black and Grays are my base lining colors, and under that is two of the basic lining colors I do. Though most the time if the lineart is colors, I make it match the character. 

Blood Swatch- Go below to the blood tool to know why that's there.


Just random tools I've made or picked up from somewhere. 

Pixel: Just the Binary Tool Renamed and Tweaked to my liking. To Erase I simply click the Exchange Normal / Transparent Box and you got a pen and eraser in one! I use it strictly for pixel art!
Clouds: I suck at drawing clouds so I made my own brush LOL. Nothing really too it. 
Blood: The only one I don't show because I pretty much took it from :iconriniuu:'s tutorial... But she deactivated her account so IDK if I should ^^; The swatch for it is because it's hard to find the right Saturation to make the tool work, so I keep that for reference. u vu/

Any other tools you see are all on default settings! 


If you have a question and it's not listed here, feel free to ask me in the comments or note me!

Do you use a full version of Paint Tool Sai or Crack? Will these tools work the same for me with a crack Version?
I use a full version of PTS! As for if they will work the same or not, I am not too sure, just counts on what you have I suppose ^^; 

Hey wait! I don't have that texture in my Sai, where did you get it!?
You can look here to find any resources I use! There is also a lot of helpful art there so feel free to look around :)

I don't understand how to add the textures to Paint Tool Sai !
Tutorial - Custom Textures and Brushes in SAI :D

How do you make new tools so I don't loose my current ones?
Right click an empty box, click the type of tool you want, then double click you tool to rename. After that you just adjust the settings to what you need~ :>

Do I need to credit you if I use your tool settings? 
Nah! But hey if they do help, I would love to see the work you created with it! So feel free to link me in the comments :> <3

More to Come if needed!

Please remember this is a reference! Not the way to draw. I am simply giving tips and started ideas to help. Please adjust anything to fit you comfortably!

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RedPandaXtremeGamig Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
marble 2 pt?can I have it
Jesi-Jess Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You can find all resources I use in my works here…
and how to put them in the program here: Tutorial - Custom Textures and Brushes in SAI
Thank you uvu/
Purrfectpal Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How did you get the Middle_Flat brush?
Jesi-Jess Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sorry for the late reply u vu/
Paint Tool Sai brush set (manual install) I got it from here uvub
Widgie6 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
oooh,ty doll 😻
Jesi-Jess Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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