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How I make my Lineart by Grypwolf How I make my Lineart by Grypwolf
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Because you guys asked for it!

Got this Fantastic tip from :iconwelosttheribs:
"I don't like setting the stabilizer above as it affects all the tools in SAI. so I double click the tool and set a specific stabilizer so that it affects that tool only (I use 5 because I like to do faster strokes with my arm...). I also have pressure stabilizer set for my inking tool (I have mine set to 10).

As for other programs there is a program out there called LazyNezumi [Please note that at the point of posting the website isn't working, but I confirmed the website with google cache] which can simulate similar stabilizer actions for other programs such as photoshop. I've tried it out before and you have to tweak it till you get it to your liking.

The stabilizer is pretty much like slowing down and "smoothing" your strokes."

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This tut is very thoughtful to others. your helping them make linearts. you should be rewarded. its a nice thing to do. helping is great even when i comes to lineart tuts. its really nice of you to upload this for others. its helpful for people who has sai and photoshop make linearts. i have sai and this really helped. thank you for the tutoral. it means alot to lots of people. im very happy of this tutoral. if i ever get points i will send all of them to you even if its 80000 i get. your really helpful
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This tutorial is very very helpful for those who are just getting started, however, I believe adding the settings for the "Pen" tool would also add more depth to this. Reason being is that the Brush tool tends to be "transparent" depending on how hard you press using your tablet. Artist choices of coloring could affect how neat and precise the ending outcome looks when it comes to the mentioned brush problem. Either than that, this tutorial sums up the process quite nicely, and even I learned how to create my clean lines using this.
I thank you for such a fair, easy to understand, tutorial of sorts.
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Lustanjo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Student General Artist
You know what? :3
I just sad here thinking how the hell you where doing it! <3

OMg this and your other tutorials helped me alot! <333
Akimune Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know its a bit old but its still amazing:D
ShifterPrincess Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ok the stabilizer tip has just saved me so much grief. THANK YOU!!! QwQ
Morraey Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for the nice tutorial!
I see you use SAI, and as I like this programm for making my outlines I used it in the past very often with my windows laptop but since I have a Mac the pen pressure thing doesn't work, have you maybe a hint (if you're using OSX too) for me? I tried every possible setting :/
I am frustrated ._.
Grypwolf Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
well instead of normal layer, there is this "lineart layer" option there and there you could make lines look like there is pressure.

I am not 100% sure tho but it could help. There is this tool for pressure. It sucks big time that Mac users don't have pen pressure in Sai
Morraey Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Hey, thanks for your reply!

Well I found this option with the 'lineart layer' thing but it still doesn't work ._.

I thought about running a second operating system of windows on my mac but, obviously, that's not the best solution :/
But thank you anyway!

It's really annoying that Sai isn't really compatible with Mac...
BlauesFeuer Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I'm fairly new to SAi and am still learning how to work the program. I was wondering how you get your brush to thin out at the start of a stroke and at the end. Mine just stays the way it is. A big black line with no change in shape. 
Grypwolf Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Are you using tablet of anykind?
BlauesFeuer Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
When I was testing out the brush, I was just using my mouse. But I do use a tablet when I draw.
Grypwolf Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
well with your tablet there should be something called pen pressure.

if I were to draw with mouse, I would have same problem as you.
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