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Photoshop Quickies #1 – How to Use the Paint Bucket


Welcome to the first edition of our Photoshop Quickies. We are going to be sharing with you some quick tips in Adobe Photoshop. As we all know, Adobe Photoshop is arguably the best photo-editing and photo manipulation software as of today. With its various tools, one can achieve the unthinkable and wow an audience of creative mind. Here on this site, we have come to share quick tips on how to wet your canvas with colours and have a creative orgasm.

Today’s quick tip is centered on Paint Bucket. The Paint Bucket is one of the most essential tools in Adobe Photoshop. It helps fill an entire selected area with the Foreground colour. We are not here to confuse you with any Photoshop Grammar, but to lay it down flat the best way you can digest it.

The first step is to select a Foreground colour as seen below

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 3.11

The second step is to select the Paint Bucket Tool

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 3.10.10 PM

The third step is to apply it to the selected part or object by clicking on it

Screen shot 2013-11-14 at 3.10.40 PM


I hope this will set you (|Beginner) on the right path. Watch this space for more Photoshop Quickies. Thanks for dropping by.

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