Color Puck

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Use the Color Puck to mix and [create new colors.

The Color Puck in Sketchbook Pro for desktop

If the puck is not visible you can access it by selecting Window > Color Puck.

Color Puck opened

Drag within the puck to change luminance and saturation. To change the hue, tap the center of the puck. This opens the Color Wheel and Color Picker. It also provides access to Transparent Color, as well as the Color and Gradient (if Flood Fill is selected) palettes.

The Color Puck in Sketchbook for mobile devices

Sketchbook on mobile doesn't have a separate color and brush puck, but has the Double Puck, which has combined them.

To access the Double Puck:

  • For mobile users, tap clutch to access the Double Puck.
  • For tablet users, in the toolbar, tap Double Puck icon in the toolbar in the mobile version of Sketchbook to show or hide the Double Puck.

Double Puck

  1. Brush size and opacity
  2. Current brush
  3. Current color

Use the lower half to change the saturation and luminance/brightness of a color. Drag within this area. See Creating custom colors‍. Tap the center of the bottom section to access the Color Editor and change hue, luminance, and saturation.

The Color Puck in Sketchbook for Windows 10

The Color Puck is open by default; however, if it is not visible, in the toolbar, select UI Toggle in Sketchbook for Windows 10 UI Toggle > Color Editor to display it.

If the Color Editor is already visible, then tap the Puck icon ( Switching back to the Color Puck in its top left corner to swap from the Color Editor to the Color Puck.

The Color Puck in Sketchbook for Windows 10