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Paint Tool SAI Grass Brush Set by jincon Paint Tool SAI Grass Brush Set by jincon
It was very hard for me to draw grass in paint tool SAI (drawing one blade at a time SUCKS). I looked everywhere for a decent brush set and was disappointed each time I came across a good one, only to find it was meant for photoshop. So I decided to make my own grass brush set that would mimic those great photoshop brushes. This makes drawing grasses much more fluid and less time consuming, and it looks better too.  Experiment with "edge hardness" setting and with "blending" on and off for different results.  Download immediately. Enjoy.
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:iconchristar:
christar Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015
Using your brushes and instructions:
I don't understand how you are supposed to be able to draw lines with varying thickness if you have "pressure controlled size" off?
Is your tablet able to bypass the settings in Sai and still produce lines with variable thickness?
I am using a Wacom Bamboo, do I need an Intuos?
If I select "pressure controlled size", then my lines start out as a point, and as I press down, they flare out into multiple lines, only to taper back into a point again when I release pressure, resulting in a pointed ellipse which doesn't look like grass, but more like a leaf.
Let me know if I am missing a step here if you can please.
Thanks.
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jincon Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes I keep pressure controlled size off and I sprinkle a couple of regular brush strokes with a normal single strand to hide the grass brush pattern. It gives the grass a look of natural chaos. So yeah keep pressure controlled size off and when ur done drawing ur basic grass pattern go back in with a regular brush and add a few strands of random lines of varying thickness and height. That's the trick.
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HaydsWillFool Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
no matter what settings or brushes i use it just looks like ragged lines with round tips. this "sample picture" looks nothing like what you can do with this. it was a real disappointment.
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:iconjincon:
jincon Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This only works with a tablet and the brush setting has to have pressure controlled size off and pressure controlled density on. I use this brush all the time no prob. Check out my background pic in the gallery.
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:iconhaydswillfool:
HaydsWillFool Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i have a pressurized tablet as well but thanks anyway.
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:iconjincon:
jincon Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry it didn't work for u. I wish I knew why it acts like that with some people.
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BlackwellFan101 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much. You have no idea how long, Ive been looking for a grass brush for Sai.
∩(︶▽︶)∩
Keep doing an amazing job.
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tsegyel Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015
thnk q :D
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5Ds-rabid-fangirl Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015
bless you
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:iconmmzter:
mmzter Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you very much!!
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Blackdragon216 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I've followed the install instruction but it doesn't work. Does this require the official version? Mine is a crack version.
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HollyTheBlackCat Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG! Thank you!
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CreakySilver Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahem,

I LOVE YOU.

Have a nice day.
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StitchedUpStars112 Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Student General Artist
Hey man, these brushes are fantastic! Though I've been having trouble getting the "grass 3" to actually come up in sai along with the others. I can get the 1 and 2 and I set them up all the same, so I don't know... Any Idea what I could do?
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femaledogdemon Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
omg! thank you so much!
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TrickySkye Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Student Artist
How do you paste to brushform.conf?? Please help
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Yoan24 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
right click on the "brushform.conf" click properties

look for the OPENS WITH option and change it to "NOTEPAD"

it can be opened now with notepad
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TrickySkye Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Student Artist
OMG thank you it worked :D
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Mtzz-kun Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Student Digital Artist
You're awesome!
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SparkyStormStrider Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great but it can't open the config folder. Can't you just give us the settings of the brush?
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pepperotti Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
uhm what to do? it looks like just a strokes?
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KuraudoKoneko Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Student General Artist
Um I did everything as said and It just lookes like raggy lined strokes. I do have a tablet to..
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akatsukifila112 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love these grass brushes, they are making grass so much easier to draw. I can finally finish the pics I out off because I didn't want to draw all the grass!!! yay!!
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M4dG4rl Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahhhh,,,,, thank you :hug:
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MapleStripeTabby155 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Where do i download ;();
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Amateur-Aery Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist
You just made my life a lot easier :love:
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Bleskobleska Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you, I will use it :)
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XxFeatherPoolxX Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
Help? i did everything right because it worked on 6 other brushes i did it over with the instructions and it totally ruined my SAI. i had really good art on there and when i try to open it it gives me an error saying ".sai shortcut does not work properly delete this shortcut?" Answers please? :c
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Hoseki-Topazice Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
I did as said with the box checking and etc. but the brush lines aren't sharp like your preview? It's all round tipped...=n=
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jincon Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All the sharp ones are done with regular brush tip (simple circle/ size box checked).  All I did was add a handful of regular brush strokes to fill in those odd few blades of grass that grow in another direction, kind of like when there's crabgrass growing. I do that to add some variety so everything will look more natural and less like a uniform set of brush strokes.
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jincon Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I added some instructions and a screenshot of my brush settings to the zip file to make things easier for everybody.  I also made another brush set --> chisel brush
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GigitheAnimeFan Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Uhm...could you please help.. I did the steps you typed in the description and the brushes still wont pop out :c
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Konarika Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love them! Thanks!
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rameldrive Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
Aaah- my computer is just so unwilling to work this.

Are these brushes that could have their properties and setting screencapped and shared? (begs pls help nothing works) ijfnskjdfh
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:iconjincon:
jincon Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I re-uploaded the brush pack with a screenshot of all the settings included.
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RebeccaAlexa Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014   Digital Artist
Awesome thanks. :D
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EdriClefz Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank kyu!
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mnmsryummy Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i have a quick question, where can you download paint tool sai? I can't find any one site that seems very "official", and I don't want viruses. Thanks :)
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KingDarkSoul Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I don't know where you can, but I have the full version I can send you it through skype if you want.
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KarunaKitten Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay so after the first comment i'll explain a bit more.. I set it to 0, I did everything you suggested, and I even have a tablet. I'm still not getting the proper results.. I'm guessing it's a matter of stroke technique rather than just doing the strokes as usual, and i'm guessing you have to do a single stroke in a couple of places or more to get a better resulting product without making the WHOLE thing one stroke at a time... So technically it requires effort and consistancy, and I suggest you should just play around with it till you get the technique desired to get the results shown above in the picture. 
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KarunaKitten Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay so.. this is supposed to turn out like you showed us on the picture. Well it's not for me, all it's doing is copying the technique of the bristle setting.. to get what you're doing i STILL have to do a smaller brush size and ONE stroke at a time... Otherwise this isn't working like you said it should. Shouldn't it just make the grass itself instead of ONE stroke at a time like you explained because i repeat, it's not, it's just another bristle-type setting for me.
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Horseandponyshow Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for making this!! I downloaded it and it's so awesome!
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Juliantic Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I downloaded the file successfully, but how do I get the grass to look how it does in the picture above?
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Fluffiy Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOVE IT!!!!!!!!
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Kiasanna Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014   Digital Artist
at first, thanks for sharring that with us :3
but which settings on my brush should i use for them? o:

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NinjaCheetah Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I tried doing everything, several times over, and they still won't show up. Does anyone know why? :saddummy:
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Soft-Ears Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
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NinjaCheetah Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I'll go check that out soon, thank you <3
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