In Adobe Illustrator, every designer can design multiple projects like logos, banners, and other design-related tasks. So it is recommended to use layers so that you can easily design and edit all of your designs. So it’s also a good idea to change the color of the layer according to your choice.
You can also watch the below video tutorial, to learn how to change layer color in Adobe Illustrator.
If you are new or don’t have any idea to change layer color in Adobe Illustrator, then you are in the right place. In this tutorial, you will learn to change layer color in Adobe Illustrator.
You may also want to learn:
- How to Group Layers in Illustrator
- How to Duplicate Layer in Illustrator
- How to Create a New Layer in Illustrator
- How to Merge Layers in Illustrator
So let’s start.
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How to Change Layer Color in Illustrator 2022
To change the color of any layer, select the layer from the Layers panel, double click on the layer and its options will appear. Now select any color from the layers Options and click OK. The selected color will be applied to the layer.
Below are the detailed steps to change the layer color in Adobe Illustrator.
Step 1: To change the color of the layer, you must select the layer first from the layers panel. Go to Windows > Layers.
Step 2: The Layers panel will appear.
Step 3: Select the layer that you want to use to change the color. Double Click on the layers.
Step 4: The Layer Options panel will appear.
Step 5: You will see the color option available in the Layer Options panel. Select any required color from the list or select from the color box.
Step 6: Click OK when you are done.
The selected new color will be applied to the layer.
You have learned to change the color of the layer in Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you have learned to change the layer color in Adobe Illustrator. If you have multiple layers and then that’s great if you change the colors according to your choice. You can apply the color according to the design that you are creating on the layer so that it’s easy for you to quickly access it.
You may also want to learn How to Create a New Layer in Adobe Illustrator
Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to changing the layer color in Adobe Illustrator, then you can ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some most frequently asked questions below.
How to change layer label color in Illustrator
To change the layer label color, double click on the layer and then select the color from the layer options panel that appeared and click OK. The layer label color will be changed.
How to change background color in Illustrator
To change background color in Illustrator, go to Edit > Document Setup. From the Document color panel, select any color and check the option of Simulate Colored paper and click OK. The selected color will be applied to the background.
You can also learn How to Change Background Color in Adobe Illustrator in detail.
Change color of path in Illustrator
You can change the color of the path by filling in any color through Properties > Appearance > Fill or you can also use the Fill option from the toolbar to change the color of the path in Illustrator.
You can also learn in detail How to Change the Color of an Object in Adobe Illustrator
How to change layer in Illustrator
You can easily change the layer by the Layer panel. To see the layer panel go to Window > Layers. From the panel, you can select any layer easily.
Fill layer in Illustrator
To fill any layer simply select the layer that you want to use from the Layers panel. Then click on the layer at the option of select art. Now go to Properties > Appearance > fill. Select any color and the complete layer will be filled with the selected layer.
All Done! Enjoy.