Create stunning Badge by following this simple step by step PowerPoint tutorial. Add flourish to your eLearning and Training slides with this useful design element.
The PowerPoint Badge design you will learn to create today is:
You can use this as a virtual badge in your eLearning or Training slides to:
- To recognize participants who scored well in quiz
- To announce a new offer
- To announce key benefits
You can also use them creatively to:
- Create custom icons in e-zines/ brochures
- Showcase corporate achievements
- Introduce someone with their accomplishments and more…
Let us learn to create the badge step by step:
Step 1: Draw the base shape
Go to Auto shapes menu. Under ‘Stars and Banners’ option select‘10 Point star’.
You will get the following shape:
Step 2: Convert to Freeform
Select the shape and go to ‘Format’ tab. Open the ‘Edit shape’ drop down menu and select ‘Convert to Freeform’ option.
Now the star is a freeform shape, which is easy to edit.
Step 3: Edit points for curvature
Right click on the shape and convert all the ‘Corner points’ into ‘Smooth points’. You can see the curved star shape you get once this is done.
Choose Red color for ‘Shape fill and remove outline. Go to Shape effects -> Presets -> Preset 2 to get the following result:
Step 4: Add a curved ribbon at the back
Go to Auto shapes menu. Under ‘Stars and Banners’ option select ‘Curved Up Ribbon’ option as shown below.
Move the yellow handle in the middle to get a curved shape as follows:
Color the shape Red to match the badge and place it behind the icon you created in the previous step.
Step 5: Add a circle in the middle
Draw circle in the middle of the banner using ‘Oval’ tool in auto shapes menu:
Change the fill color of the circle to Red and remove outline. Right click on the circle -> Format Shape -> Shadows -> Inner Shadow -> Inside centre. Increase the value of the ‘Blur’ to 18pt.
You will get the following result:
The badge is pretty much ready. You can enter your text in the centre of the PowerPoint badge. Or you can add a gloss on top of the badge. You can also group all the shapes and add an outer shadow to get this:
Variations of this chart
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Here are some more variations that can serve as ‘Wax seals’ as well:
Here is a Star burst & Ribbon variation from CEO Pack Volume 1:
The Tags below are from eLearning Templates CEO Pack 2
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