Omigosh oni-sama this gave me a fright! I was going through my messages, and I saw the front view of Ente. Out of the corner of my eye I saw her change, and I thought I was seeing things and looked at it again. When it changed back to her back face I jumped and went WHOA! XD It's a lovely icon, it just gave me a fright lol Lovely as always though!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks pio! ^^ SURE! you use motion blur horizontally to make it blur sideways and then for another frame just use gaussian blur to make it fuzzy and not stretched sideways. And then use the non filtered frames as well of course! XD
I would unlock the transparency on the layer where you blurred it with motion blur so you really get the stretch effect and you can try making the motion blur sideways instead of vertical (unless you meant it to be vertical ^^)
Oh, you will have to make those layers again! Duplicate the main picture and make sure the box on preserve transparency (the checkered white and grey box) is not turned on (the lock symbol should not be on the layer)
and then proceed to do the motion blur filter on that layer. : )
My main tip for making pixel art is to draw your sketch at a large size like 500*500 pixels and then shrink it to the final size. Then you just grab the pencil or binary brush and start the lineart on a new layer. Do the colours on a separate layer under the lineart. AFfter colouring you can colour the lineart so it blends in more with the other colours
To make new tools in SAI i believe you right click on the brush type you want (marker,pen,etc) and click duplicate. Now you can change the settings and you'll have a different brush from the default ones