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How to paint a ring area in Designer


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Hi

I'd like to know how to paint a vector shape as shown in the attached image, the hatched area?

I know how to switch to pixelpersona to paint within a vector shape (circle, rectangle, triangle...), but failed to figure out how to paint a hollow circle ( a ring zone) ...

In the attached image, I used the outer circle as mask to paint, however it will also paint into the inner smaller ring, yes, I can use eraser to carefully erase it off... but is there a way I can paint "freely" directly in this ring area? or is there a way to set up a mask for the eraser to ease the job?

Thank you!

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Just now, dutchshader said:

Subtract the inner ring from the outer ring

Alternatively, use the Donut Tool.

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