Harmony Draw Guide > Ink and Paint > Painting > Protecting Colours

Protecting Colours

When you are finished painting some zones, you can protect the colour swatch they are associated with, so the work cannot be accidentally painted over.

When you are done inking one colour, you can lock it so that if you ever paint over it accidentally, the work already done will not be affected. You can also use the Protect Colour feature to block the filling colours if you painted all of the animation in Line Art and you plan to repaint the lines.

Respecting Protected Colours

When painting, the Respect Protected Colouroption is enabled by default. In the Colour view, you can protect a colour swatch to avoid repainting or unpainting the zones linked to that swatch. If you disable this option, the Paint tool will not follow the protect colour rule and you will repaint or unpaint the protected colours on your drawings until you enable the option again.