LOL PAINTTOOL SAI SERIOUSLY You take any old wander around DeviantART and you see everyone using SAI. So I decided to give SAI another go, since it's been rotting on my computer for a long time.
The result? Struggling with the brushes (very nice flow, though) and getting something done that would look identical to something I can do in Photoshop in less than half the time. Will definitely have to explore SAI some more.
4.5 hours PaintTool SAI Original character Shinya belongs to Hoar @ Subeta (~Wikipedia @ DeviantART)
Great Chibi! I just love the colouring - it's so clean and more realiastic. And I can't tell how much I like the hair - the placement of highlights and shading is so detailed and well made.. I also like your choice of colors, good work! And I just took a look at your profile, you're just 19 (and younger than I am XD). Your skills are outstanding for your age! Do you want to be a professional some day?
They're actually deliberately put in to act as another way of identifying the artist. In case the person for whom I drew this didn't want my username to be so visible, I'd just remove the username layer and leave the arrows, to show that I am the artist of this chibi.