Using a Brush to Fill Shapes

A GDI+ Brush object is used to fill the interior of a closed shape. GDI+ defines several fill styles: solid color, hatch pattern, image texture, and color gradient.

In This Section

How to: Fill a Shape with a Solid Color
Describes how to use a solid-color brush to fill shapes.

How to: Fill a Shape with a Hatch Pattern
Shows how to use a hatch brush to fill shapes.

How to: Fill a Shape with an Image Texture
Explains how to use a texture brush to fill shapes.

How to: Tile a Shape with an Image
Describes how to tile an image in a shape.

Reference

Brush
Describes this class and contains links to all of its members

SolidBrush
Describes this class and contains links to all of its members

TextureBrush
Describes this class and contains links to all of its members.

HatchBrush
Describes this class and contains links to all of its members.

PathGradientBrush
Describes this class and contains links to all of its members.

Using a Gradient Brush to Fill Shapes
Contains a list of topics that show how to use a gradient brush.

Using a Pen to Draw Lines and Shapes
Provides a list of topics that demonstrate how to draw outlined shapes.

Using Managed Graphics Classes
Contains a list of topics describing how to use managed graphics classes.