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SAI: Line art brush settings by AquaJet SAI: Line art brush settings by AquaJet
So here are some of the brushes I use for my line art, you are free to use these settings as they are or customize them further to your liking. If you want to ask questions regarding other brushes just ask and I might make another one of these.
Download if you cannot see.
the program I use is Paint Tool SAI (the original trial one not the crack) and here is the trial --->
Also, I'll look into the calligraphy elemap and find out how you can obtain it and use it

EDIT: <---here's the Calligraphy elemap. Enjoy

Edit again: OKAY, if you have problems with pressure settings, here's a tutorial on how to deal with it -->…
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hippowdonmaster Feb 22, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
I tried entering the settings into a new brush and it worked. I tried playing around with it but the thickness of the brush doesn't change when I press harder or softer on the drawing tablet. Do you know how to fix this? Thanks!
AquaJet Feb 22, 2014   Digital Artist
I assume that you pressed the boxes at the last line of the advanced settings ("Press" --> "Dens", "Size", "Blend") so your proplem should have to do with SAI settings or your tablet driver.
Here's a tutorial on it:…

Good luck! I hope everything works out! :3
I'm so confused..for some reason even tho I have my pends on the exact same settings it still doesn't look anything like your lines.. the stroke still stays exactly the same. It's like the pressure is all off I thought maybe its my tablet settings but I dont see anything wrong with the tablet... please help? =(
AquaJet Oct 10, 2013   Digital Artist
Oh no! This is a hard one to help with. Please tell me what kind of tablet you have so I know the specifics.
Other than that, Have you tried uninstalling your tablet program/drivers and then reinstalling? Sometimes it just has to do with installation errors. If it's not the tablet then it might be Paint Tool SAI so at the top of your canvas, there are various navigational tools and the last one is "Stabilizer". Make sure that is above 7 (this changes the smoothness of the lines and makes it look better)
You could also check "Others>Options>Digitzer Support" at the top and make sure your coordinate mode is in Pen mode not mouse mode

If all of these options fail then I'm not sure what the problem is with your tablet, but I hope that isn't the case and everything works out fine!
RareBel Aug 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Love these brushes ♥w♥
AquaJet Aug 7, 2013   Digital Artist
Thank you! :iconiluplz:
Numbuh4-Go Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
did you use a tablet to make these drawings
AquaJet Jul 27, 2013   Digital Artist
Yes! I use bamboo pen and touch tablet :3
Numbuh4-Go Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Shit. I don't have one
Thanks anyway
AquaJet Jul 28, 2013   Digital Artist
Even if you don't have one, in Paint Tool SAI, you can use vectors.
Here's a tutorial on how to use that:…
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