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sai - default brushes and textures by Youkomi sai - default brushes and textures by Youkomi
A little pack with all my style brushes and textures for Paint Tool Sai that I had when I first installed Paint Tool SAI in my computer.
I hope this will help you :)



1 - I had a problem with the brushes! Where I supposed to put them all cause, where I put them aren´t appearing at all? No new texture or brushes showed up?
In the folder in your hard drive where all the Paint Tool SAI files are kept there are folders called “elemap”, “blotmap”, etc. The same folder names are in the pack. Just drag the files, one to one, if it need, from the corresponding folder of the pack to the one in your hard drive folder.
On windows, it may be possible that you need to be the administrator of your computer.

2 - What do you mean by corresponding folders? I tried copying and pasting but it didn't work!
In SAI program folders, you should have “botmap” “papertext” folders, just copy and past in the correct folder. If you just copy and past files without updating .CONF files, then don’t forgot to copy its name into “brushtext.CONF” or “brushform.CONF” in the SAI program folder ^^ (open those files with Notepad). After that, please, use “start-sai.EXE” to launch SAI.

3 - I don't see my Installation Folder. Help, please? Where am I supposed to be able to find it?
Your installation folder must be where you have unzipped the SAI Installation or in your hard drive. I can just advice you to do a search on your hard drive to find it.

4 - Why can't I make modifications for textures or brushes? (by ~christelaln)
This is mostly for information purpose, those who have free edition of SAI are unable to make modifications for brushes and/or textures.
According to ~ChameleonGirl-Andrea, it would work for the free version. So, see with your respective versions of SAI, but please, paid attention and take your precautions before any changes.

5 - Why this pack adds nothing new to me?
This pack contains my brushes and textures by default, so if you have a good starting SAI, this package will not help you.

6 - On Mac, I try to drag files into the already existing folders. However, when I try that, it won’t copy over. Why?
For Mac, I do not know much, because although I have a Mac, I have not installed SAI on it. If SAI is just a file with several folders (like on windows), may I ask you to check that the permissions (cmd + i) of your file and subfolders are in "read and write" mode for all users.

7 - I have SAI for mac but I don’t have any type of folder, just the “.APP”. Is there a way to fix that or...?
On mac, when you are in the application folder, you have to click on the icon of your application, then on "Display Package Contents". It allows you to view the contents of your application. After I do not know if you will have the same folders than windows version but I still hope for you :)

8 - Nothing happens when I click that pic!
All you do is click the download button at the top right of this page and you extract the files. For more explanation, read the description.

9 - How do u unzip a .ZIP file?
Normally, it depend of your OS but sometimes you will need to install an unzip software like “7-zip” or “WinRAR”. It will unzip your file in the same folder as your .RAR or .ZIP. You have plenty of free software for that. Mine on windows is “iZarc”. Totally free!

10 - I'm missing (simple circle). Where can i download that?
You can't donwload (simple circle) because it'is the default brush in SAI, so you can't missing it in your SAI instalation.
But sometime (simple circle) is called [none] in other versions of SAI.

11 - How can I add the textures only and not the default brushes please ?
To add brushes textures, you have four thing to do: first, close SAI. Then, add your "nameTexture.bmp" file in the "brushtex" folder. Think to modify the file "brushtex.conf" and add a new line : "1,brushtexnameTexture.bmp" before saving the file. To finish, restart SAI.

12 - Your file gave my laptop a virus and made it shut down? Could you check it please?
On two different laptops, I checked, analysed and unzip the file, and yet, no virus was detected. So check that you have antivirus software on you laptop! It may be something unrelated to my file.

The video tutorial and FAQ are here to help you. I can't do more than that to guide you.
And please, remember to save your files before starting any change. I will not be responsible for errors after installation.
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Korynn10 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Student Digital Artist
ichigofreak666 Featured By Owner May 11, 2015
ummm.. i dont have a start-sai.EXE thingy, just the normal sai thing, are they the same thing??? 
sorry im just really bad with computers so if someone could help that would be great
Divix3 Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
Realy usefull, thanks :) !
Limelines Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Did this change any of the original brushes?
BlushingEevee Featured By Owner Edited Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I tried doing this and it gave me an error called "Error 740" D: What did I do wrong? ;-; I really wanted these brushes and I bought the full version.. 

Nevermind with a bit of research I solved the problem xD

If anyone else has this error, just right click on the "start" button and choose "Run as Administrator".
Ametystical Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love you for this! :tighthug:
6Sth6 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
Thanks alot! Really helpful :aww:
Pushesthoughcrowds Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Student General Artist
This won't work for photoshop will it? o-o
Scorchwind58 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student General Artist
nah its just sai
Animegameronline Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome! Thank you!
The-Other-Mooncry Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015   General Artist
Thank you!!
TesseIIation Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
AHH thank you so much!!! i have been looking for this everywhere uvu
kiwikee212 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015
yeeeeee thats so goooooooooodd thanks! :DThanks For The Llama Emote 
yesianya Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Student Artist
OMG Thanks so much! This makes my speedpaints more creative with effects and beauty!!!
MTheLittleMonsta Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
thank you sooo much!!! I accidently deleted one of the defaults I needed for like almost the half of brushes .___.

this helped so much ^-^ :heart:
JesKalina Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Wonderful!!!!!!!!! Superthanks!!!!!!!!!!!!! ^.^ 
oORiLia-SweetOo Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015
Thanks ^^
Falestinelady Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015
where is the link? o.o
Deidaras-roomate Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Go to the right, underneath "Add to Favourites". There should be a button that says "Download" with a green arrow pointing down.
Doutarina Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This worked pretty well with the brushes and textures, but now the pressure of my tablet is not working in this program! D:
carouselclover Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Student General Artist
Thanks so much! For some reason the SAI I have didn't come with all the defaults like the one before it. ^^
Crocodilesque Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
Same here! Why is this? Mine didn't even come with a flat setting ._.
SweetShaira Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much it worked perfectly!!
Allegro97 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! 
hug hug hug 
LynxPoison9 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My (simple Circle) setting is missing. Can you upload it too?
Skycakes Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you <3
Kloana Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so much!!!! You saved me :) ♥♥♥♥Bunny Emoji-08 (Lalala~) [V1] by Jerikuto

This is very nice of you :3
Bubuechi-Qween Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Bunny Emoji-87 (Thanks) [V5] 
debellischew Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
nice tutorial, many thanks. I downloaded it and it worked great.

Just for your information, I also used one good Mac drawing tool  named MyBrushes which can record and playback paint video.
DestinyTaken Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
am missing string l and m
KerensaW Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yay just installed SAI - excited to try it out - these are awesome - thanks for letting us use them. :)
akuomiy Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
0lexdelapp Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Uhhhh, mine doesn't have the start sai file.
Lenkagaminejacket Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Student General Artist
can you put up flat bristle that's all i want and need and i cna't find it anywhere like im dying help me
Kezumiyo Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thank you so much for this!! it really helped, you made it so simple to follow too!
LegendaryDarknessxD Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
when i click start SAI it dont work...
and if i open SAI normal then are the brushes not there...
Skaede Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you. 
But some of your brushes like Stringy_L etc. just don't appear, no matter what I do. >: 
Thaleissa Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Lifesaver ´w`✿  
OrionisZeta Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
oh thank goodness I found this again :iconotlplz:
I accidentally deleted a brush trying to get more textures
thank you so much :D
Tilegra Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wait nevermind, working now :P
Tilegra Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I click download and it redirects me back to this page? Click download again, repeat. What am I doing wrong? T_T
TTsunami15 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for this!
ZeitEcureuillou Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love you ! *3*
Shazzel Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
interupt-adolescence Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you
illumelnati Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
Thank you so much!!
Dracularah Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gosh, I'm so sorry for commenting on this so many times, but I'm stuck again. I finally did everything correctly but when I start Sai it takes me to it but says "trial has expired." It is weird because I have the purchased version of sai but whenever I start it from the folder like from the video it takes me to an expired trial version of Sai. Can you help me please? Thank you very much.
interupt-adolescence Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
did you try opening sai from where it was, when you first bought it?
Dracularah Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I tried both. I tried opening like the way in the video with the 'start sai' file, and that was the one where it takes me to an expired version of sai. I think it's a duplicate file of Sai. 

If I open it like I normally do (regular file), or by the shortcut, or at the Start menu, it just takes me to the Sai I already had, which is permanent and not expired. 

So the problem is that the duplicate Sai opened by the 'start' file has all of those brushes I just installed; they only installed to the fake Sai. I even used the correct folders when installing so that's not the problem.
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