[Mini-Tutorial] Creating a Reusable Glossy Button in Blend

Creating a button is the “Hello World” example of learning Blend. In this tutorial, I’ll show to how to create a reusable glossy button with Expression Blend 3. The concepts I’ll be covering are:

  • using gradient brush to create glossy effect
  • turning graphics into a control
  • editing a button control template
  • applying drop effects to an object
  • editing visual states and transition between states


You can also download the video here.

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