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Inkscape 0.48 Illustrator's Cookbook by Mihaela Jurković, Rigel Di Scala

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Creating a golden award with a ribbon

This recipe will show us how to draw a golden award with a ribbon using interpolation extension and gradients.

How to do it...

The following steps will demonstrate how to create a golden award:

  1. Select the Star tool (Shift + F9 or *) and create a 300 px upright star with 30 corners. Set Spoke ratio: to 0.96 and Rounded: to 0.2 by dragging upwards while holding Ctrl key.
  2. Set its fill to #e1c446 and remove its stroke.
  3. Select the Gradient tool (Ctrl + F1 or G) and create a linear gradient in the object fill by dragging from the top-left corner to the bottom-right corner. Set the opacity of the end stop to 100.
  4. Create a new gradient stop by double-clicking on the top one-third of the gradient path. Select the new ...

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