Today i`ll show you how to make an simple metal orb using only gradients in Inkscape. First draw a circle by pressing ctr and dubble it. Open the fill and stroke dialog:
Now create some radial, gray scale gradients by adding stops like this:
Now light an shadow:
The finish metalorb:
Changing the gradients you get more metals.
Here is the SVG file absolutely free to use:
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An other example, a piercing-ring (now at OCAL):
You want see more pictures using this technical? Look my account at deviantArt:
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