Shapes

In Word shapes can be added and altered to add clarity and visual appeal. Use shapes in Word for all types of Word documents.

Challenge!

  1. Open our practice document.
  2. On the right side of the page, insert a cloud shape from the Basic shapes group. Hint: Shape names appear when you hover over them.
  3. Change the shape outline to gray.
  4. Change the shape fill to white.
  5. Under the Shape Effects drop-down menu, add a Circle Bevel.
  6. On top of the cloud, insert a Sun shape from the Basic shapes group.
  7. Change the shape style to your choice of a Gold style. Hint: Style names appear when you hover over them. Make sure the style name has the word Gold in it.
  8. Send the sun shape backward so it is behind the cloud shape.
  9. If needed, move the cloud shape so the sun is peeking out from behind it.
  10. When you're finished, your image should look something like this:
    Shapes Challenge