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I would like to create a sexy-trending curved or blended shadow using Adobe Fireworks CS5.

How can I do that? I would like to achieve a shadow like the following sample:

Curved or blended shadow sample

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Create your shadow then use the oval marque tool to create a very wide oval and delete the extra to create a curved shadow. I don't have fireworks, but I will show you in photoshop.

Create your rectangle and place a black duplicate beneath it

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Great! Btw which version of Adobe Fireworks are you using? –  Rubens Mariuzzo Jun 22 '12 at 20:39
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Like I said, I don't have fireworks, I just used photoshop, I know that adobe fireworks has similar tools though. –  Zach Sugano Jun 22 '12 at 23:56

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