Click the “Fill” icon in the Tools panel or press “X” to activate the Fill tool. The Fill tool icon is the solid square of the two overlapping squares in the Tools panel. The other square, which has a black box in the middle, is for the outer edge of the object, known as the stroke.
How do you fill in Adobe Illustrator?
Select the object using the Selection tool ( ) or the Direct Selection tool ( ). Click the Fill box in the Tools panel, the Properties panel, or the Color panel to indicate that you want to apply a fill rather than a stroke. Apply a fill color using the Tools panel or the Properties panel.
Where is the Paint Bucket tool in Illustrator CC?
Select the all the shapes, then go to Object > Live Paint > Make . Make sure Fill is active, then go to the Tool Bar , click and hold on the Shape Builder Tool and select the Live Paint Bucket Tool which is nested.
How do you fill between lines in Illustrator?
Select your design and press the K key on the keyboard to activate the Live Paint Bucket Tool. Then choose a color and start filling. In the future you may want to use the pen tool. This will give you more control.
How do I fill an object with an image in Illustrator?
Click the “Object” menu, select “Clipping Mask” and click “Make.” The shape is filled with the image.
How do you fill a shape in Illustrator with IPAD?
To add a fill or a stroke color,
- Select the object and tap the Fill or Stroke tool displayed at the bottom of the toolbar.
- Choose a solid color from the Color wheel, Color spectrum sliders, Swatches, Color books, and Libraries, or choose a gradient (Linear, Radial, Freeform).
Where is Live Paint Bucket tool?
Select the Live Paint Bucket tool . Click and hold the Shape builder tool to see and select the Live Paint bucket tool.
How do I fill an artboard with color in Illustrator?
To change the artboard color in Illustrator, open the Document Setup menu by pressing Alt + Control + P, then tick the box labeled, “Simulate Color Paper” and change the color of the checkerboard grid to whatever color you’d like your artboard to be.
Why can’t I draw on my image in Illustrator?
You are simply using the wrong tool. You need to use Photoshop, Gimp, or some other raster image editor. You can draw things on top of the raster image in Illustrator. However, you can not alter the raster image itself with Illustrator.
How do you show all tools in Illustrator?
To view the complete list of tools, click the Edit Toolbar (…) icon displayed at the bottom of the Basic toolbar. The All Tools drawer appears listing all the tools available in Illustrator.
Why is my paint bucket tool not working in Illustrator?
If some vector objects are not completely closed, the live paint bucket tool may not fill them in. To fix this, go to “Object”-> “Live Paint”->”Gap Options”.