The Gradient Fill tool fills layers with your chosen gradient — a gradual transition between multiple colors.
Choose the Gradient Fill tool by doing one of the following:
Customize the Gradient Fill tool:
Gradient: Click the gradient well to choose a gradient using the Gradients palette.
Blend Mode: Click the Blend Mode pop-up menu to choose a blend mode.
Opacity: Drag the Opacity slider to adjust the transparency of the Gradient Fill tool.
Drag on the canvas to fill the selected layer with a gradient.
If you'd like to discard all the current changes made with the Gradient Fill tool, click the Reset button at the bottom of the Tool Options pane.