Applying a twocolor fountain fill

A fountain fill — also known as a gradient fill or a ramp fill — is a progression of colors through the Color Wheel that follows a linear, radial, conical, or square path. CorelDRAW provides preset fountain fills that you can use to simulate the appearance of neon tubes, metal cylinders, and other real-life objects.

To apply a two-color fountain fill using the Fountain Fill dialog box

K I Select the object with the Pick tool.

1 Open the Fill Tool flyout, and click Fountain Fill Dialog. 3 In the Color Blend section, enable the Two Color button.

4 From the Type list box, choose one of the following fountain fill types:

5 Open the From color picker, and click the color you want at the start of the color progression.

6 Open the To color picker, and click the color you want at the end of the color progression.

7 Move the Mid-Point slider to set the mid-point between the two colors.

8 Click one of the following buttons to set the direction:

• Direct — determines the intermediate fill colors according to hue and saturation changes along a straight line, beginning at the From color and continuing across the Color Wheel to the To color

• Clockwise Color Path — blends colors along a clockwise path around the Color Wheel

• Counterclockwise Color Path — blends colors along a counterclockwise path around the Color Wheel

^ • You can see how your fill appears in the Preview window of the Fountain Fill dialog box.

• The Color Wheel displays the fountain fill direction.

To apply a fountain fill using the Interactive Fill tool

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Open the Interactive Fill flyout, and click the Interactive Fill tool.

3 On the Property Bar, choose Fountain Fill from the Fill Type list box.

4 On the Property Bar, click one of the following buttons:

5 Click the First Fill picker, and click a color on the palette.

6 Click the Last Fill picker, and click a color on the palette.

To apply a preset fountain fill

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Open the Fill Tool flyout, and click Fountain Fill Dialog.

3 Choose a preset fountain fill from the Presets list box.

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  • Jolly Chubb
    What is a fountain fill?
    9 years ago
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    How to pick the other colour in fountain fill in corel draw?
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