Defines objects that are used to paint graphical objects.

Syntax Notes

See Derived Objects for syntax information.

Managed Equivalent



For XAML syntaxes that take a Brush object, you need to specify one of the following:

A Brush paints an area with its output. The following list describes the different types of brushes:

  • SolidColorBrush—paints an area with a solid color.

  • LinearGradientBrush—paints an area with a linear gradient.

  • RadialGradientBrush—paints an area with a radial gradient.

  • ImageBrush—paints an area with an image.

  • VideoBrush—paints an area with a running video.

For more information on basic concepts, see Brushes. Note that the Brushes topic is written primarily for users of the managed API, and may not have code examples or specific information that address the JavaScript API scenarios.