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How to fill a shape in photoshop and avoid white lines


Question

This is something it will be useful for several things now that I started "photoshoping" - so I made some lines with the pen tool, then right clicked with the 'direct selection' and then 'stroke path' to paint the lines.

Now, this lines are closed, they make a shape, if I paint the inside with the bucket tool it creates white spaces inbetween the border and the filling!

How does one fill properly in photoshop?

2014/04/14
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4/14/2014 11:23:00 PM

Accepted Answer

When you right click to "Stroke Path" there's also a function to "Fill Path" you could use it. I suggest using it first.

Alternatively you can Right Click to Fill the Path then go to Layer > Layer Style > Stroke and this will give you much more control over the stroke.

There's rarely ever a reason to use the Paintbucket in Photoshop.

2014/04/14
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4/14/2014 4:24:00 PM