Application #86. Work with GDI+ Brushes

In the previous sample, we showed how .NET gives us easy access to GDI+ via a comprehensive set of classes and methods from the System.Drawing namespace. You saw that to draw you need a Graphics object and a Pen. In this sample, we’ll show you how to use the Brush object to fill closed shapes such as rectangles and ellipses.

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Application #85: Work with GDI+ Pens

New Concepts

Whereas you use a pen to draw the outline of a shape, you use a brush to fill the interior of such a shape. You can choose to have both a border and a fill or to have only one of the two. To fill a shape, you need a Graphics object and a Brush. The Graphics object provides methods such as FillRectangle and FillEllipse ...

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