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How to Shade an Object with Inkscape Paint Bucket Tool

Written By: eyedrawit - Jan• 08•17

Here’s a simple info graph to help you learn a quick method for shading vector objects with in Inkscape.

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  1. Scholli2000 says:

    Thanks for the tip! Before now I would have done this by Path- Inset, but your approach is more convenient if you want to spontanuously choose which elements you want to fill. I never used the Paint Bucket Tool, maybe this will change now. 🙂

    • eyedrawit says:

      Hi there! I’m going through some old comments and see that I missed yours! Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I find I use the paint bucket tool quite often as it fits my style of illustrating.

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