a pill shape with a Roundness of
100. ( For assistance creating
a rounded rectangle, click
to a color you want the pill effect to be. In this example, we're
using a light orange, #FF9900.
the Pill Shape (Edit>Duplicate
is one way to duplicate the shape)
Step 2: Applying the Gradients
the first Pill Shape and apply a Linear
Gradient to it.
the gradient so one end is the color of the gradient is a lighter
color of the original pill shape color.
the gradient by dragging the handles as in the diagram below.
For additional assistance with modifying gradients, click
Step 3: Modifying the Second Pill Shape
the other pill shape and set the fill to white.
a Gaussian Blur
to the shape by going up to Xtras>Blur>Gaussian
Blur...At this point FW
will tell you it needs to convert the shape to a Bitmap.
I used a setting of 5
for the Gaussian Blur
but this value is flexible.
the shape you just blurred on top of the original shape.
to around 40%.
Step 4: Creating the Top Reflection
or Regular Rectangle Tool
and draw a smaller, thinner rectangle over the top area of the
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