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Anonymous asked: It's the coloring anon :) I was just thinking of you're comics. I guess your most recent would be the second Garrus one? I think they look really nice. I was just wondering which program you used as well as how you draw (tablet/pen and paper/ what have you) along with how you get your line-art ready to color. If that all makes sense :)


Answer:

jollyart:

Oh! okay dokay, get ready for some really noobish tutorial from me :) (also this is my first tutorial so it’s going to be really simple!)

SO the program i use is paint tool sai! if you don’t have it you can easily search it up on google and dowload it and it’s absolutely free!! Or you can just click here.

I got a wacom bamboo tablet and pen for Christmas two years ago and I’ve been using them ever since!!! (ily momma)

As for my sketching i use this brush:
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for the sketching AND lining. My sketches pretty much look like the one in the picture above and then i just use a different layer to draw over it again and erase the unneeded details. (the top part of her head was suppose to be erased but i forgot about it :L)

And then for the coloring!

i use this brush
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You can also use this for any other color other than black and white! i used this for the other colored Mass Effect comic I made. I add another layer behind the line art but in front of the sketch layer and begin to paint/shade/highlight the areas where it’s needed :) (i didn’t do it in the picture above because again… i forgot)

Anywho that pretty much sums up my tutorial! I hope this was useful I’m not good with tutorials at all D:

— 21 hours ago with 206 notes
#sketch  #lineart 
Anonymous asked: Did you use your brush for the kitty mami drawing? Its so perfect waaa


Answer:

ihomicide:

tysm <33

that brush was used for the lineart, just a regular hardbrush was used for coloring, and an airbrush tool for softening the shadow and what not 

— 1 day ago with 360 notes
#pencil 

yahoberries:

Oof sorry about the last post.. I hope the picture shows up more clearer this time..! These are my brush settings when I use paint-tool sai :=) !!!!

— 2 days ago with 763 notes
#sketch  #lineart  #color  #shade 
sassyumbreon:

yeah so a while back i found this beautiful marker tool setting on tumblr somewhere and IT MAKES THE MOST GORGEOUS LINES
i’ve had a few people ask me for the settings so um
here ya go lol have fun

EDIT: lol don’t make the size 120! I use 8-20 depending on what I’m lining

sassyumbreon:

yeah so a while back i found this beautiful marker tool setting on tumblr somewhere and IT MAKES THE MOST GORGEOUS LINES

i’ve had a few people ask me for the settings so um

here ya go lol have fun

EDIT: lol don’t make the size 120! I use 8-20 depending on what I’m lining
— 3 weeks ago with 3503 notes
Anonymous asked: what are your brush settings for lineart :o


Answer:

enoshimas:

omg ok i hate doing line arts bc i always end up hecking up but ya here

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idk i think its the default settings

— 3 weeks ago with 331 notes
Anonymous asked: out if curiosity what program do you use for art? and if you use pant tool SAI, what are your brush settings?


Answer:

jo-scribbles:

I do indeed use Paint Tool SAI !

ok I’ve doodled up some little thingies here ok yeah (they aren’t terribly great bear with me)

SO first up we have my trusty pen tool. I use this guy for everything mostly sketching + linearts ect ect
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Next is this awesome brush thing. Good for painting?? very blendy. You kinda have to get used to scribbling with it though, to get vibrancy. Once you do, though, its GREAT for making palettes.
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This one looks a lot the same I know but its a lil different I SWEAR. I switch between these two  a lot they’re a gr8 pair for speedpainting

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This one’s kinda like the top two but its really smooth!!!! so smooth
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aaand last but not least, I like to use this nifty lil guy for backgrounds n stuff.

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(I switch between Fuzystatic & Fine_Flat a lot)

I use lots of others a lot, depending on whatever effect I need (airbrush for glowing, a smoke brush for mist/fire/smoke, ect ect) But these are my main & favourites!! (◡ ‿ ◡ ✿)

— 3 weeks ago with 1297 notes

lexxercise:

I’ve been getting a lot of asks lately about the brushes and textures I use in my work, so here’s a BIG FAT REFERENCE POST for those of you who were curious! Bear in mind that I’m really lazy and don’t know what half the settings do, so don’t be afraid to experiment to figure out what works best for you :>

BRUSHES

Pencil

I use the pencil tool with SAI’s native paper texture both for sketching and for applying opaque color with no blending. Lower opacities give it the feel of different pencil hardnesses, while full opacity makes it more like a palette knife, laying down hard-edged, heavy color for detail work or eventual blending with other brushes.

Ink Pen

Mostly made this because I’m lazy and I didn’t want to have to keep turning my textures off/opacity up when I wanted to ink something (even though I don’t do it very often), or lay down flat colors. I find the line quality to be much more crisp than Photoshop, and you can manually adjust in-program stabilization to help smooth out hand wobbles.

Round Brush

The plain ol’ brush tool acts as sort of an in-between for me in terms of brush flow. It’s heavier than my usual workhorse brush, for faster color application and rough blending, but not as heavy as the pencil tool, which has no blending at all. I like to use the canvas texture on this brush to help break up the unnatural smoothness that usually accompanies digital brushes, but it works just fine without.

Flat Brush

A brush tool set to flat bristle is by far my favorite to paint with. I don’t use any textures with it because I think the shape of the brush provides enough of that by itself. I use it for everything from rough washes to more refined shaping and polish. It’s just GREAT.

Watercolor

Best used for smooth blending, washes, gradients, and smoky atmospheric effects.

Cloud

Basically a grittier version of the watercolor tool, because too much smoothness weird me out. Good for clouds and fog, as the name suggests, or just less boring gradient fills.

TEXTURE OVERLAY

To further stave off the artificially smooth look of digital painting, I almost always overlay some sort of paper texture, and it’s almost always this one, which I scanned and edited myself. You’re all welcome to use it, no permission required!

Using overlays in SAI is just as easy as using them in Photoshop. Just paste the texture into its own layer above everything you want it to apply to, and change the layer mode to Overlay. That’s it!

Want a more prominent texture? Up the contrast. Something more subtle? Lower the contrast or reduce the layer opacity. You can also use a tinted overlay to adjust the overall palette and bring a little more color unity to an otherwise disparate piece! Just be aware that too much texture can hurt the readability of the work beneath it, so I’d err on the side of subtlety.

Hope that helps!

-L

— 3 weeks ago with 48897 notes
Anonymous asked: Homi it's been awhile since someone asked your brush setting soo.. BREATHES MAY I PLEASE HAVE THE BRUSH YOU USED ON YOUR YELLOW COLORED DOODLE? ITS SO SO NICE AMG SORRY SEMPAI ILY THANK U //TTEARS


Answer:

ihomicide:

note: i drew the whole pic with that brush, but i started with the lineart and then went to a new layer and colored over the lineart somewhat and then lowered the opacity of that layer to get that effect 8^)

— 1 month ago with 646 notes
#lineart 

Hello followers!
I apologize for being inactive in replying questions and posting brushes. Ive been sort of lazy and stressed for the last couple months. But anyways, here are some things that will change!

  •  add tags 
  •  stop reblogging brushes with textures that are not default/not have a link where they got it ( I’ll keep the ones already on the blog)
  • a resource page/faq Its gonna have tutorials and stuff (especially from deviantart because they have great resources there) 
  •  answering messages more often 
  • and other things!

I’ll try to start/work on these next week or this week.
And of course, if I dont get to them PLEASE remind me 
Sorry for any inconveniences I have caused and thank you!
-Admin

Hello followers!
I apologize for being inactive in replying questions and posting brushes. Ive been sort of lazy and stressed for the last couple months. But anyways, here are some things that will change!

- add tags 
- stop reblogging brushes with textures that are not default (dont worry, I’ll keep the ones already on the blog)
- a resource page! Its gonna have tutorials and stuff (especially from deviantart because they have great resources there) 
- answering messages more often 
-and other things!

I’ll try to start/work on these next week or this week.
And of course, if I dont get to them PLEASE remind me 
Sorry for any inconveniences I have caused and thank you!
-Admin

— 1 month ago with 32 notes
#admin post 

d1am:

sup! long time no see tumblr!

so… i’ve decided to share my paint tool sai brushes, no i mean marker brush settings. I’ve seen the trend of copic markers, but I never get to buy any because I can’t find any in the local stores and I don’t secure 100% of how to buy stuff in the internet. These are just stimulations, my friend; hence you are free to use them in any of your works.

the other resources needed for the other brush settings are here (i hope the link works for everyone) :

http://www.mediafire.com/download/hvhtvo5mgb132a2/resources+folder.zip

— 1 month ago with 1512 notes
#soft brushes  #marker  #copic