Ribbon Style Logo Graphic in Pixelmator

Follow this step by step to create a cool ribbon style logo graphic with gradients and effects in Pixelmator.

Resources:

Pixelmator file (pxm.)

Step 1

Open Pixelmator and create a new document. For size I’m using 760x665px. After that add a new layer and with Rectangular Marquee Tool create a rectangular like in picture below.

Step 2

Now with Gradient Tool fill that rectangular with colors like in picture below:

Step 3

Add a new layer and using Polygonal Lasso Tool create a rectangular. It should look like that:

Step 4

Now using Gradient Tool fill it like in picture below:

Step 5

Add a new layer and with Gradient Tool choose light grey and for gradient type use radial, then make a little circle near the border.

Step 6

After that go to Edit > Transform. Then use Distort Transform, and make a little shadow below first ribbon. Now just put this layer below ribbons layers.

Step 7

Following Step 6 create the same shadow and put it below another ribbon, or you can just duplicate this layer. Then fill the Background Layer with light grey color.

Final Result:

Following all those steps you can create the whole ribbon like I did. Just change colors, you can play with that.

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