The Spray brush imitates spraying paint on an image. It does not apply paint in a continuous layer but rather as droplets scattered along the stroke.

You can change the paint color using the Color panel, Swatches panel, Color Wheel panel, or by clicking the image with the Eyedropper tool. To pick a color sample, press and hold the I key and then click the image with the Eyedropper tool. After the hotkey is released, the painting tool becomes active again.


The basic tool settings are shown in the Tool Options panel above the Image Window. To display the full list of parameters, press the tool icon in the Tool Options panel, or right-click the image. To specify the parameter settings, enter a numerical value in the parameter’s field or use the slider.

Beside the above-listed settings, some additional parameters are available for this tool.


Press the Default button to set all settings to their default values.

To spray paint along a straight line, Left-click to set the starting point, then hold down Shift, move the cursor, click on and end point and release Shift. If Shift is not released, the line will be drawn following all selected points.