Designing Pinups with PaintTool Sai

Learn to use SAI and create Pinups... The Cosbinator Way!

Designing Pinups with PaintTool Sai by Chris Harper

Popular Pinup artist Chris Harper who is very well known by thousands of people as " TheCosbinator" on, has created this 5 hour course to demonstrate his skills. He teaches you the basics of the software "PaintTool Sai" and how he uses the software to sketch, ink and fully color 2 of his trademark retro style pinups!

STAGE 1 : "Intro to PaintTool Sai " Total running time : 40 Minutes

-Chris shows you around the software and the tools he uses by demonstrating what they do.

STAGE 2 : "Sketching the 2 Pinups " Total running time: 51 Minutes

-Rough sketching using references to form the face, body shapes and the poses.

STAGE 3 : "Inking the Bodies" Total running time : 59 Minutes

--Inking the sketches is a very important stage, you will learn how to clean up the rough sketches
by inking them to create the Line-art.

STAGE 4 : "Flat Colors " Total running time : 1 Hour 16 Minutes

-In this section, Chris takes the Line-art and teaches you his techniques of adding the flat base colors and how to organize your layers.

STAGE 5 : "Final Rendering of the Pinups " Total running time: 3 Hours 49 Minutes

"Pinup #1" : 1 Hour 14 Minutes and "Pinup #2" : 2 Hours 35 Minutes.

-In the final stage, you will learn Chris's secrets to finishing off the coloring of the Pinups and adding highlights and shadows.


-Copies of the Rough sketches, the Line-art images and the final finished Pinups.

Your Instructor

Chris Harper
Chris Harper

Chris Harper is a popular Pinup Artist who is very well known by thousands of people as " TheCosbinator" on


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Is the Course Downloadable or Streamable?
This course is streamable on all devices. The course is not Downloadable for piracy theft reasons. Only the images or source files have a downloadable option.

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