HTML canvas fillStyle Property

The fillStyle() property of the HTML canvas is used to set the color or gradient or pattern for the drawing. The default is #000000. The <canvas> element allows you to draw graphics on a web page using JavaScript. Every canvas has two elements that describes the height and width of the canvas i.e. height and width respectively.

Following is the syntax −


Above, the values, include −

  • color: The drawing’s fill color, which is a CSS color.
  • gradient: Linear or radial gradient object to fill the drawing
  • pattern: The pattern object to fill the drawing.

Let us now see an example to implement the fillStyle() property of canvas −


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<canvas id="newCanvas" width="500" height="350" style="border:2px solid orange;">
   var c = document.getElementById("newCanvas");
   var ctx = c.getContext("2d");
   var newGrad =ctx.createLinearGradient(0, 0, 130, 0);
   newGrad.addColorStop(0, "blue");
   newGrad.addColorStop(0.8, "green");
   ctx.fillStyle = newGrad;
   ctx.fillRect(0, 0, 500, 350);