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process tutorial by viria13 process tutorial by viria13
sooo here is a tutorial you've been asking for:)Some of you at least,others just said YES:D
Anyway,haha,it looks like "drawing for dummies" ahaha XDD sorry about that.
There are just quite a lot of people(I guess) who has never used SAI or whatever else so I decided to make it quite clear.Because I remember myself staring at all those buttons,haha:D
I said I am not very good in it,but it took quite a lot of time so I would be really appreciate if you could comment:)

and anyway,hope it helped:aww:

EDIT:it seem like quite a lot of people(my mother included) said it was better without texture thing.It seems like it true this time,but I tried to make a tutorial like I do always draw a picture,so..haha,but you're right though XD

EDIT 2: ~TweedPawn 11 hours ago
LAWWWLLLL I totally thought this said "Princess Tutorial" But it is still very nice even though it has nothing to do with princesses.

ahahahahahahah oh my god ahahahahahahaah XDDDD
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SpellSilver Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HyperPrecision Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I don't understand this texture business. Is it just like a filter over the top of your art?

Also is there a reason you don't use black for your lineart other than personal preference?
the-grey-artist Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks it helped a lot!!
affianity Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so helpful thank you! also just wanted to say that I absolutely adore all of your art<3
katreenut Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Salutations! Um, I really like this process tutorial and it's really useful, but it seems to give softer shadows?? And I was just looking at some of your art and some of it has harder shadows, so I was just wondering do you still use the same process with that? Thanks :)
TheKillerSaw Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hi! Im just wondering if sketchbook program have textures too, How I use them?
tessthetiger Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks so  much. this helps a lot! I was just wonderin if ther are cheaper apps like this for digital drawing that range up to 5 dollars? im sorta out of money :) thanks
Clarity-Art Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Student General Artist
There's Sketchbook Pro, or Procreate, although Procreate is six dollars.  I have it, and it's worth the price.  You just need to download the procreate handbook or read the PDF, because I was incredibly stupid and went ahead without reading the handbook.  

Sketchbook Pro is a dollar cheaper and has some tools Procreate doesn't, such as a duplication tool, but I've heard it sometimes doesn't save drawings.  Hope this helped! ;)
BettyRose53 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very helpful! ^^

If you have time, could you try to explain how to draw folds in clothes? I always have trouble with that... Thanks :D
DeviousSoulEaterFan Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This was very helpful actually! :) thank you for making it
divergent-is Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It really helped, thank you so much!!!
white335 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow thanks so much!!!
i was browsing through your gallery wondering how you did your art, and this is really helpful <3333
rawrella-chan Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
malaias Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're awesome Viria :)
areals13 Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it! but could you show your lineart settings?
SilenaAnnabethChase Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it!
capital-k Featured By Owner May 24, 2013  Student
crazygirl01 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow this is fantastic and really helpful! If you don't mind me asking, how do you make your lineart match the color of what you're coloring?
Vynndetta Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When you set the lineart layer to multiply, the colors underneath it will show through a little bit- blending the line color and the flat color. This can look back sometimes like if you have a yellow line and a blue color. Then you'll have a random green line in your lineart.

Just think of the colors you plan to use for the picture. Any shade of brown or mid to dark orange for your lineart works with most all colors (except blue sometimes). A dark grey brown, dark blue or mid to dark grey line works better for a picture you plan to have more cool toned colors in.

Sorry I know you didn't ask me, I just figured I'd try to explain it to you cuz I know she can't get to all comments.

hope I made sense >.<
crazygirl01 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahh yes that makes sense! Thank you!
MOPSRampage Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You totally just taught me how to use sai. THANKS! It's awesome!
ChocolatePaperclippy Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I LOVE YOU FOR DOING THIS :iconcryforeverplz:
MinadaFallen Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I'm sorry I'm so new to drawing on Sai but I've looked all over Google and still can't find it... How do you change the layer to Multiply? Thank you and sorry for bothering you!
hpotty Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Student
genius :faint:
Leamonadefreak Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I shall use this like hell when I get my tablet (:<
idioticpassion Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012
thank you so much this is really helpful!
ShadowPhoenix16 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow, this is so helpful! Thank you for sharing!
AbbyTLaRue Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I LOVE YOU SO FREAKING MUCH RIGHT NOW YOU COULD NOT EVEN IMAGINE!!!!!!!! I have been trying to figure out how to combine two files on SAI for MONTHS; I've been having to take it to Photoshop to put in a background or texture and then converting the file makes the lineart layer into a normal one and it's been driving me CRAZY for so long now!
I seriously love you.
joboar13 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Student Writer
SO THIS IS HOW YOU DO IT!! Thank you so much, I just wish I had SAI. Does someone know where I can download it? Please!
shindianaify Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Student General Artist
Ya can download trial and full here [link] and kinda full for free in english here [link]
joboar13 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012  Student Writer
Tori5C Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist
It keeps telling me my trial period is up?? Help!
joboar13 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Student Writer
You have to download the full version. It exists a youtube video teaching you how to find the right website, but I don't know more than that.
E-kar Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist
THANK YOU VERY MUCH! Finally, I can do texture in SAI. You have no idea how you helped me! Thanks! :iconthanksplz:
Sorry for any mistakes ^ ^" My English is poor.
obichobi Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Student General Artist
This was very VERY helpful for me, you have no idea. Thank you for posting this! And I absolutely love your art!
FreedomViolet Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist
Thank you for make this, I was in your Da thinking "why she didn't have tutorials?", now I see all the Tutorials you have done hahahaha and it actually help me a lot, thank you again.
(sorry for my bad english :( )
Totalrandomness Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've been following your art on Tumblr and was so happy to discover this tutorial because I was wondering how you did your lines and sketches :) I've been trying to mimic the brush you use on SAI, but I've already modified my brush settings so much I can't seem to get it back - your screenshot of the brush settings doesn't show the advanced settings - do you have them changed at all? What are they set at? Sorry to be a bother, I'm just curious :)
Jadelianne Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Student Interface Designer
This was really very helpfull, thank you so much !
NudgeChannel Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012
Ohmigoodness, you make it sound so easy! I love your pictures, though. =D
aliciaha Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist
this was very helpfull! Thank you :D
ekjasdevi Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Student Filmographer
thank you so much for making this! :D
independentspirit11 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
This is the best! Thanks lov!
Biapaws Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Thankyou very much for this, I cant wait to give it a go! <3 your work
crystalskye Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Will be trying this process! Thanks for sharing!
123klovd Featured By Owner May 1, 2012
This is an amazing tutorial! Thank you for sharing!
poiuytrewq232 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. and crap, now I need to get better.
Leiloka27 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
WOW! I started working with this program a short time ago. Loved the tutorial, very good! Thank you! XD
BBMacToma Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Should've read this first before asking silly questions about your work. Thank you for this.
Indi-M Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
:s i'm not as good on english yet... I'll remember it in a cuple of years..
amaliadaniels Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Student General Artist
thank you thank you thank you thank you!!!!!!!!! I've been wondering how to color "udner" the lineart, and it never occurred to me to use the multiply functions!!!!! THANK YOU!!!!! <3
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