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FireAlpaca by KaceyMeg FireAlpaca by KaceyMeg
I don't actually use this program! I just gave it a test run. Any questions asked will be left unanswered as I just don't know the answer! My apoloigies you will have to find a tutorial/figure it out on your own

HEY SO I saw a new program floating around and thought I'd give it a test run.
FIRE ALPACA
Its a free image editing program that acts similar to SAI.

Line Smoothing much like the stabiliser in SAI. For those who would like smoother lines but havenít quite got a steady enough hand

Layer modes and opacity like Photoshop and SAI. Not quite as much options as PS but enough for those who enjoy multiply shading (like myself hahaha) and could be used for applying textures

Clipping groups and Transparency lock (called clipping and protect alpha) another like PS and SAI. I use these when blocking in colours and shading. One locks the alpha as it says, so you only can colour on the pixels youíve already drawn. The other does the same without editing the previous layer in any way. (wow me good at explaining)

PSD compatible wow how awesome is this, like SAI you can save your file as a PSD! For those who like to draw in one program then edit it, texture it, add text to it etc in photoshop (also something I do)

Brush options I havenít tested any others. The pen tool is quite like SAIís as it is smooth and crisp. However the pressure sensitivity is a little odd? Itís sensitive to change, but the pixels donít reach 0 quite as smooth.. if that makes sense? Itís more like photoshops size change than SAIs.

Itís rather easy to use!

Perfect for those of you who have MACs and want something similar to SAI (or just a nice easy art program), those who donít like the pirate programs but canít afford any and just people who like free stuff WHO DOESNíT LIKE FREE STUFF.

ALSO THE NAME IS REALLY CUTE HAHAHA
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:iconmyart122:
myart122 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
how did u change color of the line?
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KryptoniteRogue Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Select the layer of your lineart and select "Protect Alpha". Then create a new layer on top of it, select "Clipping" and color over it. That's how I do it.
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myart122 Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
really its that easy? well thanks so much *Free Icon/Emote* Toothless (Love it!) 
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KryptoniteRogue Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem! it took me a while to find out too uvu
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deadgillda123 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
how do you create a sketch pencil on firealpace
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Snowball-Kennel Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Did u draw that on there
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VI-Skywalker340 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
Its really good!
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sarcasticdreamergirl Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how do you upload it onto deviantart once you're done?
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Watching-The-Sunset Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
save it as a .png
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sarcasticdreamergirl Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I figured it out later, but thanks anyway :3
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