Bitmap fill in Affinity Designer

1- Open Affinity Designer.

2- Select the shape tool and create a shape. Fill with colour using the colour picker tool.

3- Select the gradient tool.

4- Select the shape. In the top toolbar select the type dropdown box and select bitmap.

5- A new box will appear, find the texture and select it. then click open.

6- You will see the texture now filling your shape.

7- With the gradient handles you can adjust the size of the texture.

8- To change the texture re select bitmap in the type drop down box and then select a new texture.

9- You can even add images as a fill. This is a great way to create you own framed pics.