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How to make circle in SAI by Keichan411 How to make circle in SAI by Keichan411
Hi guys, finally back on the internet, really sorry for the long absence.^^;

I always wanted to make a tutorial about how to make circle without the help of Photoshop, but I'm not very sure if there's already a tutorial about this on DA or not, but I guess it's alright since mine is quite simple.orz

I think most of the SAI user which is familiar with the shortcuts might know this small "trick", so this tutorial is aiming for both beginner and also novice SAI users.

I hope it's not too hard to understand, it's rather straight-forward I guess.^^

How to make speech bubble in SAI--> keichan411.deviantart.com/art/…


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How to make circle in SAI by ~Keichan411 Essential advice for SAI users trying to create circles! ( Suggested by Chivi-chivik and Featured by Elandria )
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Daichichi Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh my god. Thank you xD
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IISandStormII Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
How do I re-size the circle? (Not thick)
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IISandStormII Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Thanks! This helped! 
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Pearin Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This tutorial appears very straightforward and helpful, I'm just having a little bit of trouble with it--you see, the Del button acts as rotate shortcut, but the screen won't rotate until I've released the left-click button, so the circle isn't drawing. Do you know any way to remedy this? c: Thanks!
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secret-pony Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
You don't have to drag the line. Left-click after every rotation (delete). It'll create a new point in the circle with every click.
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Pearin Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Golly, thank you for your help. :icongudjobplz: It's working brilliantly now.

Have a spifftastic day, stranger!
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secret-pony Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Haha, I like you! Good luck! ^^
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:icontzariii:
Tzariii Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
thank you so much! :happybounce: 
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:iconinferno251:
Inferno251 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much. This was helpful
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:iconalexmakovsky:
alexmakovsky Featured By Owner May 27, 2015
Thank You so much for it! :3
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sheikrawolf Featured By Owner May 16, 2015  Student Artist
very helpful but for some reason I cant get it to work
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KrissyPootel Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
omfg thank you for making this. <3
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Fahadali78618 Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
How to Resize it
I need help :|:
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DaisyDoesFNAF Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
ctr + t
while resizing it  click shift
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Fahadali78618 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Ok thank you very much <3
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Zee028 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
very usefull!
thanks! ^^
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TomboyishSonicLover Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015  Student Filmographer
It works! :icondummylaplz: Thank you so much!
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BadSketchesx3 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
What about on mac?
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Nals-luff Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You can use delete and end for a Mac :)
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PawsTheKitty Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This was really helpful! Thank you so much!
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Cat22keke Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I cant get it to work DX
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FallenLoveAngel Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
HOLY SHIT THIS IS THE BEST THING I'VE SEEN FOR LIKE... A MONTH!!  THANK THE HEAVENS FOR THIS!!!  THIS HAS SAVED ME FROM SO MANY INFURIATING CIRCLE-ATTEMPTS!!  I just wanna squeeze you for hours for posting this <3

I've been using SAI for awhile now but I never thought to do this... like ever... I'm so glad you made this >.<
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Deco-kun Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ugh.. thanks so much for this!!! I've been making a brushed circle and then going very carefully around it to make a circle.
This is the best!! Thank a million for making this!! :D
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iMusicalMinji Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank goodness people make straight forward and easy tutorials for seemingly simple things because I would be lost without them. 
Thank you!
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Aisheyru-Fox Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you...thank you...thank you. *bows* Thank you
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lieblingslemming Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015
i've just started working with SAI, so this is very helpful - thanks (:
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Dyz-69 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
well this helps a lot, i am among many who wonder why isnt there just simply a shape tool rather than making us spin the page around, but this is helpful, thank you for posting :3
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WuerdGirl Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you soooo much, this helps alot
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NehanShoja Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist
This sure is useful, but what a lot of trouble to go through. I'm surprised SAI doesn't just have a shape tool in it. Shame.

Either way, thanks for this! It's quite helpful.
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Keichan411 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome!!
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TheoOwl Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I am very new to this program, I confess :)
The tutorial is great, but I still can't make a circle. I just get a whole bunch of weird looking ovals. Any ideas?
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TheoOwl Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I just figured out most of it Facepalm . Is there any way to make it smaller?
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:iconrirumin:
Rirumin Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you use the select tool and scale it to make it smaller
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Musicpainting Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thank you
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FalconBelmont93 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
thanks man huge help.
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tsunopikash Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You are a lifesaver! Thank you so much for this! <3
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TheGreatRayne12 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wahhh this was so useful! ;o; Thank you so much :u:
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squidkid11 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this.
This.
THIS.
I NEED THIS.
Thank you so much for making this.
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Nyvisy Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG
So simple, I feel like an idiot.
Thank
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Blu-shadows Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student General Artist
This is a life saver! This tutorial and the speech bubble one are really helpful!
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Azurewhiterose Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow,this is awesome.x) I didn't know you could do that.Thanks for sharing.
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thepurpah Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I have been trying to figure out how to do this for AGES! Thank you for the tutorial!
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DiankaRaaMkaUbivalka Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Helpful ^^
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Rerebro Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
I always struggled with making circles... More often than not, ever since I acquired a tablet - making a circle to start off a head was painstakingly difficult and usually was the point of which my drawings would fall flat. So thank you very much for this! ^^
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MarshmallowWithChoco Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It doesnt work with me  ;-;
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SAmaryllis Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
BLESS THIS TUTORIAL THANK YOU
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Pokemario1 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I can't believe I didn't think about that before...

But one thing... AM I THE ONLY ONE WHO DOESN'T HAVE A "WEIGHT" TOOL???? (or am too dumb to find it...?)
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Channini Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, this was super helpful.
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ActionGal Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
THANKS!
Like... A LOT!
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StrawberryKisses-Chi Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
OMG. Why didn't I thinked of that. ;A; I'm such an idioooooooooooot ;;
this tutorial's really effin' helpful to me QuQ thankyou sooooooooo much Misc Emoji-13 (Heart) [V1] Usagi and Ami Glomp Icon 
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