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Brush Class

Classes derived from this abstract base class define objects used to fill the interiors of graphical shapes such as rectangles, ellipses, pies, polygons, and paths.

For a list of all members of this type, see Brush Members.


[Visual Basic]
MustInherit Public Class Brush
   Inherits MarshalByRefObject
   Implements ICloneable, IDisposable
public abstract class Brush : MarshalByRefObject, ICloneable,
public __gc __abstract class Brush : public MarshalByRefObject,
   ICloneable, IDisposable
public abstract class Brush extends MarshalByRefObject implements
   ICloneable, IDisposable

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


This is an abstract base class and cannot be instantiated. To create a brush object, use classes derived from Brush, such as SolidBrush, TextureBrush, and LinearGradientBrush.


Namespace: System.Drawing

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

Assembly: System.Drawing (in System.Drawing.dll)

See Also

Brush Members | System.Drawing Namespace