How To Use Paint Bucket In Procreate?

How to Use the Paint Bucket Tool in Procreate

The Paint Bucket tool is a versatile tool that can be used to fill an area with color, create gradients, and add texture to your artwork. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the Paint Bucket tool in Procreate, and we will provide some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of this tool.

We will cover the following topics:

  • What is the Paint Bucket tool?
  • How to use the Paint Bucket tool to fill an area with color
  • How to use the Paint Bucket tool to create gradients
  • How to use the Paint Bucket tool to add texture to your artwork

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to use the Paint Bucket tool with confidence to create beautiful and expressive artwork in Procreate.

Step Action Explanation
1 Open the Paint Bucket tool Tap the Paint Bucket icon in the toolbar.
2 Select a color Tap the color swatch to open the color picker. Select a color from the picker or create your own custom color.
3 Click and drag to fill an area Click and drag over the area you want to fill with color. The Paint Bucket will fill the area with the selected color.

Select the Paint Bucket Tool

The Paint Bucket tool is a versatile tool that can be used to fill areas of your canvas with color. To select the Paint Bucket tool, open the Tools panel and tap on the Paint Bucket icon.

Paint Bucket tool icon

The Paint Bucket tool has a few different options that you can customize. To access these options, tap on the gear icon in the top right corner of the tool.

Paint Bucket tool options

The following are the options that you can customize for the Paint Bucket tool:

  • Mode: This option determines how the Paint Bucket tool fills an area. The available modes are:
  • Normal: The Paint Bucket tool fills the area with the selected color.
  • Multiply: The Paint Bucket tool multiplies the color of the area by the selected color.
  • Screen: The Paint Bucket tool screens the color of the area by the selected color.
  • Overlay: The Paint Bucket tool overlays the color of the area by the selected color.
  • Soft Light: The Paint Bucket tool applies a soft light blend to the color of the area.
  • Hard Light: The Paint Bucket tool applies a hard light blend to the color of the area.
  • Difference: The Paint Bucket tool subtracts the color of the area from the selected color.
  • Exclusion: The Paint Bucket tool excludes the color of the area from the selected color.
  • Color: The Paint Bucket tool replaces the color of the area with the selected color.
  • Luminosity: The Paint Bucket tool replaces the luminosity of the area with the selected color.
  • Opacity: This option determines the opacity of the color that the Paint Bucket tool fills an area with.
  • Flow: This option determines the flow of the color that the Paint Bucket tool fills an area with.

Choose a Color

Once you have selected the Paint Bucket tool, you can choose a color to fill an area with. To do this, tap on the color chip in the toolbar at the top of the screen.

Color chip toolbar

You can choose a color from the following sources:

  • The current color: This is the color that is currently selected in the Color panel.
  • The eyedropper tool: You can use the eyedropper tool to select a color from your canvas.
  • The color picker: You can use the color picker to select a color from the Color wheel or the HSB sliders.

Once you have chosen a color, you can fill an area with it by tapping on the area with the Paint Bucket tool.

The Paint Bucket tool is a versatile tool that can be used to fill areas of your canvas with color. It is a great tool for quickly filling large areas with color or for creating gradients.

Set the Fill Mode

The fill mode determines how the Paint Bucket tool fills an area. There are three fill modes to choose from:

  • Normal: The Paint Bucket tool fills the entire area that is selected with the same color.
  • Erase: The Paint Bucket tool erases the entire area that is selected with the same color.
  • Flood: The Paint Bucket tool fills the entire canvas with the same color.

To set the fill mode, click on the Fill Mode button in the toolbar and select the desired mode.

Fill an Area

To fill an area with the Paint Bucket tool, follow these steps:

1. Select the Paint Bucket tool.
2. Choose the desired fill mode.
3. Select the color that you want to use.
4. Click on the area that you want to fill.

The Paint Bucket tool will fill the selected area with the selected color.

Here are a few tips for using the Paint Bucket tool:

  • To fill a large area, hold down the Shift key while you click and drag the Paint Bucket tool.
  • To fill a complex area, use the Lasso tool to select the area that you want to fill.
  • To fill an area with a gradient, use the Gradient Fill tool.

The Paint Bucket tool is a versatile tool that can be used to fill areas with color, erase areas with color, or flood the entire canvas with color. It is a powerful tool that can be used to create a variety of effects in your Procreate artworks.

How do I use the Paint Bucket tool in Procreate?

The Paint Bucket tool is a quick and easy way to fill an area with color. To use it, follow these steps:

1. Select the Paint Bucket tool from the toolbar.
2. Tap the color you want to use from the Color palette.
3. Tap the area you want to fill.

The Paint Bucket tool will fill the selected area with the chosen color. You can also use the Paint Bucket tool to fill a specific shape. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Select the Paint Bucket tool from the toolbar.
2. Tap the color you want to use from the Color palette.
3. Draw a shape on the canvas.
4. Tap the inside of the shape.

The Paint Bucket tool will fill the shape with the chosen color.

What are the different options for the Paint Bucket tool?

The Paint Bucket tool has a number of options that you can use to customize its behavior. These options include:

  • Mode: The Mode option determines how the Paint Bucket tool fills an area. The default mode is “Normal,” which fills the area with the chosen color. You can also use the “Multiply” mode to create a blended effect, or the “Screen” mode to create a lighter effect.
  • Opacity: The Opacity option controls the opacity of the color that the Paint Bucket tool uses to fill an area.
  • Flow: The Flow option controls the speed at which the Paint Bucket tool fills an area.
  • Tolerance: The Tolerance option controls how closely the Paint Bucket tool matches the color of the area that you’re filling.

How can I use the Paint Bucket tool to create a seamless pattern?

You can use the Paint Bucket tool to create a seamless pattern by following these steps:

1. Create a new canvas and fill it with a solid color.
2. Use the Ellipse tool to draw a circle on the canvas.
3. Select the Paint Bucket tool and set the Mode to “Multiply.”
4. Tap inside the circle to fill it with the chosen color.
5. Duplicate the circle and move it to a new location on the canvas.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you have created a pattern that you like.

Can I use the Paint Bucket tool to fill a selection?

Yes, you can use the Paint Bucket tool to fill a selection. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Make a selection on the canvas.
2. Select the Paint Bucket tool from the toolbar.
3. Tap the color you want to use from the Color palette.
4. Tap the inside of the selection.

The Paint Bucket tool will fill the selection with the chosen color.

What are some tips for using the Paint Bucket tool effectively?

Here are a few tips for using the Paint Bucket tool effectively:

  • Use the Tolerance option to fine-tune the color that the Paint Bucket tool uses to fill an area.
  • Use the Flow option to control the speed at which the Paint Bucket tool fills an area.
  • Use the Mode option to create different effects, such as a blended effect or a lighter effect.
  • Experiment with different colors and patterns to create unique and interesting artwork.

In this tutorial, we have shown you how to use the Paint Bucket tool in Procreate. We covered the basics of how to select a color, set the opacity and flow, and fill an area with color. We also discussed some of the more advanced features of the tool, such as using it to create gradients and patterns.

We hope that this tutorial has been helpful and that you are now able to use the Paint Bucket tool with confidence in your own projects. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave them in the comments below.

Here are some key takeaways from this tutorial:

  • The Paint Bucket tool can be used to fill an area with a solid color, a gradient, or a pattern.
  • To select a color, you can use the Color Picker or the eyedropper tool.
  • You can set the opacity and flow of the Paint Bucket tool to control how the color is applied.
  • The Paint Bucket tool can be used to create a variety of effects, such as highlights, shadows, and textures.

We encourage you to experiment with the Paint Bucket tool and see what you can create. With a little practice, you will be able to use this powerful tool to add some amazing effects to your artwork.

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