If you give it some pressure, it'll put down color; you can then smudge that color around with light pen strokes. And from there, it's just one click of the fill bucket from being perfectly filled in. Now take the water brush and smooth it out a bit. Now, one quick thing before we move on to another method. There's also another way to do this but that's for another tutorial, it involves changing layer modes. Pick a lighter color than your eye's base color and fill in a small section like I did.
You can basically use any colour, really. Color in the area you want darker with the pen. Edit it on to your avatar as you wish now. The other options found here are different modes, of course, but I'm not exact on their actual functions. Zoom is self-explanatory Rotate is an incredibly useful tool that lets you, well. Pen tool: I'd say this is the equivalent to the paintbrush in Photoshop. What this does is that it clips the new layer to the previous one and you can't draw outside that specific color area.
So I only use one when I have to. There's a link to the next part in the description, so I'll see you there! To help you out with your concern, we advise that you try the suggestions provided in this on how to make older programs compatible with Windows 10. Look for a button that has a sheet of paper with a pen over it. Invert: Flips your picture horizontally. Yeah, I have figured it out actually. Hello Experts, I'm just a beginner and would like to learn cell shading technique using paint tool sai. To fix this, you can either turn off Multiply on that layer and turn it on the Folder.
I don't really like white dot highlights on clothing, unless it's something reflective like spandex or something. I don't use brown because there's so much orange, and brown wouldn't provide a great deal of contrast. I always do the eyes first, then the side of the face, and then the hair. On the left, is the version with the single colour shadow layer, Multiplied over the base colours. I moved on to the skin layer and started shading in.
Go to your line art layer it's the one I have highlighted and take the magic wand tool that I have circled in red. I tend to keep the colours used for shading on the lower saturation levels. Instead of rubbing furiously with blur. It helps to choose a light source and imagine where light would shine down on your character and also where light doesn't touch. Starting with the lineart now on a new layer above my nearly-transparent sketch. I figured I'd add in a step for how to do eyes.
This will merge the layer onto your new layer. I don't really know why. I do this for the entire picture, putting each base color on a different layer like I mentioned earlier. Beyond being a place to store favorite colors, use swatches to add consistency to the digital art you produce. For this image, I separated things using folders.
It should highlight all the selected area in blue. I make a new layer below all the others and All it with a dull color like purple-gray or purple-gray. I chose 48% as a decent opacity for the multiply layer. In this tutorial, I'll be going over the few methods I use to go about shading my Pictures. Don't forget about those invert and rotate tools! The swatch area of this application is the equivalent of a digital painter's palette, meaning creating swatches will give your work a consistent look in the same way that dabs of paint from the same tube gave Renior's many paintings a uniform appearance. With your darker color selected, slowly color over the area of the layers to add the cell shading effect.
For complex objects, this will take some time, but with some effort, you can really pull off a great work of art! If not, the shadow colour will just sit on top of the base colours below it. Thats what I do for shading because there's no blending when Im using the paintbrush tool and I have more control over the intensity of the shade or color. Do this with each section until your whole drawing has base colors down. If you have your shadow layer in a folder, away from your based colours, the Multiply property on that layer will be ignored. Eraser: I hope you know what this does. You may need to change brush sizes and use the eraser to achieve the desired effect. See the highlight in her hair that's sweeping across? I have it set to 45% here.