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Scratch 2.0 Game Development HOTSHOT by Sergio van Pul, Jessica Chiang

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Coloring it metallic

For a more realistic look, we will use the gradient option. A gradient is a combination of two colors. There are three gradient options, namely horizontal, vertical, and radial.

Prepare for lift off

A horizontal gradient makes the transition color smooth from the left end to the right of a fill-in. A vertical gradient changes the color gradually from the top to the bottom of the fill-in. Lastly, a radial gradient blends the colors from the paint bucket's click and outward. There is also an option to switch back to a solid fill, which is the option in the upper-left box as shown in the following screenshot:

Prepare for lift off

Engage thrusters

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