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You need to define your measure before doing any drawing. 1) Define the phisical mesure. Fore example 8x11 inches. 2) Define some bleed, lets say quarter of an inch each side. 9x12 3) Define the resolution, normally it is 300 ppi, so your woriking file inside Sai should be: 9x300= 2,700px, 12x300= 3,600px Your file idealy should be 2700x3600px. 4) ...
You can accomplish something similar to this by applying a stroke in the Layer Styles (the 'fx' icon at the bottom of the Layers Panel). Alternatively you may be able to accomplish a similar effect under the Edit > Stroke… menu bar.
If your lineart is not drawn directly on the white background and instead it's drawn on a separate layer, a very easy way of doing this is by right-clicking on the layer, select Blending Options, select Color Overlay and pick a color... If your lineart IS drawn directly over a white background, you can use the Layer Blending Mode to change the black color ...
If your artwork is black, you will not see much difference. You would need to play with the lightness slider first to make your line work more pale. There is a much more flexible way to change linework color if you scanned black linework on a white background. Select your linework and paste it in a new channel. From there cmd+click (or ctrl+click) to make a ...
Maybe not quite as versatile as the Pattern tool, but the Egg-Bot Extensions have a hatch fill tool.
The little solid circle next the to the red box on the right indicates the layer has some Appearance attributes applied to it. Most likely a stroke is applied to the layer via the Appearance Panel. Remove that.
The way to capture likeness is not only is the jawline and the shape, but even more in the subtle imperfections that every human has. Amazingly, some asymmetric features are what makes people beautiful too. In other words, your drawing is "too perfect"! I can see in your example that there's some differences in the shapes but even if you would get this ...
Since your path is using a distortion, first go to Object > Expand Appearance: This will give your path the distorted shape. Then you outine the path using Object > Path > Outline Path
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