How do you do live paint in Illustrator?

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.

How do I paint in Illustrator?

Select the paths or objects. Go to Object>Live Paint>Make. Use the Live Paint Bucket Tool (grouped with the Shape Builder Tool), and then click the selected object.

How do I use Live paint selection?

To use the Live Paint Selection tool, you’ll need to isolate the objects you want to work with by creating a Live Paint group. Do this by selecting the objects you want in the group, then choosing Object > Live Paint > Make.

What does command f do in Illustrator?

Basic Operations

Command macOS Windows
Cut ⌘ + X Ctrl + X
Copy ⌘ + C Ctrl + C
Paste ⌘ + V Ctrl + V
Paste in Front ⌘ + F Ctrl + F

What does Live paint allow you to do?

With Live Paint, you can instantly apply color, gradients, and other fills to any enclosed space in your artwork, without having to make sure it’s defined as a separate vector object first.

Why can’t I make Live paint in Illustrator?

Maybe you need to expand some objects, maybe not. Try: Select the objects you want. Object > Live Paint > Make (the shortcut for the tool is “K”)

What does the Live paint Selection tool do?

Using the live paint bucket tool will allow you to add color and paint areas quickly and easily. It works much like the traditional paint bucket in Adobe Photoshop. First, select the vector object that would like to color with the live paint bucket. (You can select all of the vector objects at one time, if you like).