It’s an invaluable design tool. This hidden tool is found under the “Shape Builder Tool” that is on the left side of the Tool menu, the 9th one down (Shape builder looks like two circles with an arrow over them).
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. Hover over different sections in the art and notice how the section highlights in red.
Where is the Live Paint Bucket on the tool bar?
You can find the Live Paint Bucket Tool from Edit Toolbar > Live Paint Bucket, or you can always use the keyboard shortcut K.
Where did my paint bucket go in Photoshop?
On the toolbar on the left, under the “Gradient” tool. Click and hold on the gradient button and the dropdown will show the Bucket tool.
Where is the paint bucket tool in Photoshop 2021?
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 I paint bucket in Illustrator?
1 Correct answer
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.
Why is my Live Paint Bucket tool not working?
The Live Paint Bucket tool will not work unless the objects are made into a Live Paint object. As Monika suggests, you must do this before it will work. Make all of the objects you want in your Live Paint group by selecting LivePaint > Make from the Object menu. You should now be able to use your Bucket tool (K).
How do I live paint an image in Illustrator?
Choose Object>Live Paint>Make or click on the selected artwork with the Live Paint tool. 2. You have created a Live Paint group that you can now roll over the image with the Live Paint Bucket tool, you will see the individual areas highlight as you move around the image.
How do I turn off Live Paint group in Illustrator?
The live paint group is a special object. You could double click it to enter isolation mode. Then delete what you don’t need. Alternatively use the group selection tool.In any case: before feeding it to the laser you will most probably need to expand it and maybe do some additional pathfinder operations on it.