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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Properly Fill a Drawn Outline

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This post is part of a series called 60 Second Video Tutorials.
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This post is part of a series called In 60 Seconds: Adobe Photoshop.
Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Photoshop Actions and How to Use Them
Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Create an Easy Sketch Effect With Actions

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! In this quick video, I'll show you how to create an action that will let you fill a drawn outline with one click.

The Fill Gap Problem

In Photoshop, you don't need to fill an outline manually, stroke by stroke—you can use the Paint Bucket Tool to fill it with one click. However, there's one problem here. If your outline is not 100% hard, there's always a gap between the outline and the filling. But it can be easily fixed!

Check out the video below to learn how.

A Bit More Detail

Learn more about Adobe Photoshop on Envato Tuts+:

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you'd like to see explained in 60 seconds!

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