How to Create Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw – Tutorial

You must have used this technique in Photoshop, but here I’m going to tell you how we can create Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw, a lot thing to learn from this Tutorial, hope you will like this.

1. Take any new file in Coreldraw and pick Ellipse tool and draw any Circle (to draw circle just hold Ctrl key while drawing the Ellipse), suppose we are drawing circle of size 3×3 inches. like:

2. Now we need to pick a Color from Color Palette, we would be using Default CMYK color Palette (to open this palette run the command, Window >> Color Palette >> Default CMYK Palette), pick the Cyan color (C=100 M=0 Y=0 K=0) from there (or any color of your choice).

3. Now from the Toolbar pick Interactive Fill Tool (before picking this tool keep selecting the circle). From the Property Panel select Radial from Fill type, as shown below:

You will get something like this:

4. Now press F11 key (Fountain Fill, or you can pick Fountain Fill tool from the left toolbar), Select Radial from Type, give 10 in the Edge Pad, now click on Custom. Now select left small square and click on Others button, now put C=100 M=80 Y=40 K=10, now Double Click on Left small square, you will get a reverse triangle. Move this triangle at 30 and select C=85 M=0 Y=0 K=0 then double click on Right small square and select C=40 M=0 Y=0 K=0, in the last single click on right small square and select C=40 M=0 Y=0 K=0. Like shown below:

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

After clicking Ok remove the outline by right clicking on the None Color in color palette. You will get this:

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

5. Now draw another Circle it should be smaller than the previous one, put White color inside it and move it on Center Horizontally and slight below the top of previous circle

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

6. Now while selecting this small circle, pick Interactive Transparency Tool and from the top Property bar select Linear and drag mouse from Top to bottom, (don’t touch the bottom part of the circle), as shown below:

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

you will get this:

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

by using this technique you can make even buttons like:

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

Here are the final result of Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw:

Glossy Buttons in CorelDraw

You should also visit our Bezier Tool to make Cartoon Bird in CorelDraw.

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