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Hello - this is embarrassingly simple, but I'm new to affinity and have spent hours trawling the net to find an example of how to do it.

I have a circle on the page and I want to manually colour it in with a brush - but I want to separate it from the background so that when I use the brush tool on the circle, the colour does not go outside of the edges of the circle. What's the approach for this? Does it need a layer mask?

Big thanks!

 

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Hello JessDeL,

If you are using Designer, select the circle, "Layer", "Insert", "Inside". Take the brush tool and paint over the circle.

In Photo, select the circle, take the brush tool and paint over the circle.

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