Hi everyone, and welcome back! I'm Alex from PixTeller and today I will show you how to create a button element by grouping 3 shapes.
So, let’s get started. First, I will go to My Designs page and select an image template where I can add the button. For today’s tutorial I will use this image design.
Once we have the design, I will click USE and start customizing it. So, buckle up!
When getting started with the design, we need to make some adjustments. In our case, I want it to look uncluttered and more visible. I will delete the 2 shapes from the corners, set the image as background and I will make the background shape of the text a little bigger. If you look here, the text is not aligned properly, so I will move it to the left.
Now I am satisfied with the image and I am ready to create the button element. Over here, I will click on the Editor button and below Design properties, I will add 3 shapes: a rectangle, and 2 ellipses. I will move them to the bottom, change the length of the rectangle, and align the circles in order for them to look like a button. This is how it should look.
Next, I will select all the shapes by holding the Shift or Control button on the keyboard, and by clicking on each of them. Now I can group them. I can do this by pressing the "Group Elements" button or using the keyboard shortcut CTRL+G. Whichever you prefer.
The elements are now combined in a button, but they retained their original colors. And I am not pleased with that; therefore, I will change them, so they all blend nicely. As you can see on the left panel, I will choose a single color for each of these elements. Now all the colors are combined and I only have one for the element.
Hmm, but now the button is taking up too much space. Let's make it a little bit smaller. I think 70 pixels height is enough. Don’t you agree?
You’re doing great, by the way. Now, I will position the button and copy some words from the above text, then properly change some of them to create my desired message.
The text is done, so I will align it in the button I just created. Next, I will modify the color and text size to 32 pixels. I want it to look perfect!
One more thing, just doing a small adjustment, and Voila! My button is ready!
If you like it, you can save the image. If not, you can play a little more. Maybe you want to change the button color. Either way, experiment, and make it just the way you like it.
Ok, now we are done and I will save my design.
Once it is saved, you can download it in different formats and in different sizes. Just have a look at the Download Options to select your preferred format.
So the final outcome should look something like this. Great job everyone!
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