Frequent question: How do you add a paint bucket tool in Illustrator?

Is there a bucket fill tool in Illustrator?

The Fill swatch is at the bottom of the Tools panel. Use the Swatches or Color panel and choose any fill color. Using the Selection tool, select all the circles. Next, click on the Live Paint Bucket tool, which is hidden under the Shape Builder tool, and click on the selection.

How do I fill an area with color in Illustrator?

Click the color that you want to use for the fill in the Color panel, which opens when you activate the Fill tool. You can also open the Swatches or Gradient panel and select a color from those libraries. One last option is to double-click the “Fill” tool, click a color in the Color Picker window, and then click “OK.”

Where is the paint Bucket tool?

The Paint Bucket tool is grouped with the Gradient tool in the toolbar. If you can’t find the Paint Bucket tool, click and hold the Gradient tool to access it. Specify whether to fill the selection with the foreground color or with a pattern. Specify a blending mode and opacity for the paint.

Why can’t ti use Live paint Bucket illustrator?

As Monika is suggesting, you have to make the objects into a Live Paint object before the Live Paint Bucket tool will do anything. Select all of the objects you want in your Live Paint group and under the Object menu select LivePaint > Make. Now your Bucket tool (K) should work.

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