Using the Paint Bucket Tool

How to use the Paint Bucket Tool?


  • "Paint Bucket Tool" in Adobe Photoshop is used to fill in any area with a solid color or pattern.
  • Open an existing or a new Photoshop file. Click on the paint bucket tool in your Photoshop toolbox.
  • Choose a fill color by clicking the color picker.
  • The color picker contains two squares overlapping, click on the top square.
  • Click on the image to fill the area with the selected color.
  • To fill the area with a pattern, choose the pattern from the patterns library and click on the area.
  • You can set the opacity, tolerance, mode, color or pattern in the "Options Bar" at the top.

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