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Using the Paintbrush Tool

The Paintbrush tool lets you paint brushstrokes onto a bitmap.

The Paintbrush tool in DesignCentral has two tabs:

The Brush Options tab lets you adjust the following parameters:


Specifies the percentage of the color to be added with each pass of the brush. Lower numbers will create transparent strokes.



Brushstroke Composite 01

Paintbrush tab








To use the Paintbrush tool:

  1. Select the bitmap you want to edit.
  2. From the Bitmap Edit toolbar, select the Paintbrush tool.
  3. From the Brushes tab, select a brush tip.
  4. From the Swatch Table, select the foreground color you want to paint with.
  5. Click and drag the brush across the bitmap.

    Use Undo to remove brushstroke errors.

See Also

Editing Bitmaps

Using the Move Tool

Using the Eraser Tool

Using the Pencil Tool

Using the Fill Tool

Using the Crop Tool

Using the Stamp Tool

Changing the Brush