Adobe After Effects CC 2023: How To Use Paint Bucket Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use the the Paint Bucket Fill to color specific areas of graphics and footage in Adobe After Effects CC 2023.

Keyboard Shortcuts:
Duplicate: Cmd/Ctrl + D

00:00  Intro: About This Tutorial
00:26  Add Paint Bucket Effect
00:51  Customize Paint Bucket (Effect Controls)
01:07  Fill Point Property (Color Control)
01:46  Change Stroke (No Fill)
02:03  Add Color Fill To Additional Areas
02:18  Duplicate Paint Bucket Effect
03:00  Tolerance Property
03:30  Duplicate Paint Bucket (To Add New Colors)

Software Used:
Adobe After Effects CC 2023 (Click To Try or Buy)

How To Use Paint Bucket Effect in Adobe After Effects CC 2023:

    1. Open or create new Composition
    2. Add Footage such as graphics, photos or videos
    3. Select Layer to add color fill
    4. Go to Effects & Presets Panel (Windows…Effects & Presets)
    5. Type in search field ‘Paint’
    6. Select ‘Paint Bucket’ and drag on to layer
    7. Go to ‘Fill Point’ property
    8. Click on Color Control icon
    9. Click on area to recolor
    10. Go to Color Property
    11. Click on swatch or Eyedropper
    12. Select New Color
    13. Change Tolerance to control amount of color fill to an area
    14. Change Stroke if you only want Stroke and no fill
    15. Play around with other settings for different options

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