Where do you download sai from, I tried and it must not have been a good place to download it from because it gave my computer a virus. I got rid of that now, but everybody uses that program and all I have right now is what DA provides. This is a great tutorial and I definitely love the tips.
Nope! You can do these with pens and paper, or even with a steady hand on a mouse! I used to do all my art with a mouse, it just takes a little longer. I'd recommend drawing them freehand on paper, then scanning them and colouring with a mouse, if you want to do them digitally. Otherwise, copics and other alcohol markers can have a very similar effect to digital work c:
This is a really good tutorial, but something I think would be a lovely addition to this is if you showed several facial expressions, telling us what they are. Labeling, I think. It would be really helpful, thanks~