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4.8 Color gradient via gradient settings

Another option to create a color gradient is the point gradient. There is no background image used for coloring points, but they are colored on a point base.

Draw a circle as example:

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Use the "Select" Tool farbvpergradient 02selecttool to select the upper part of the circle. The selected points are color marked.

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Click on "Gradient" in the menu "Transform". The color dialog opens. 

Select white as start color:

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Confirm with "OK". A second Dialog opens:

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Choose red as end color. Click OK, and the selected part of the circle is applied the gradient:

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A very simple option to draw a gradient is with the line tool. Use the middle mouse button / scroll wheel click and then draw a line.