A good-looking drop shadow in Sketch

Drahomír Posteby-Mach
Design + Sketch
Published in
2 min readFeb 11, 2017

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Creating a good-looking drop shadow in Sketch could be challenging. This short tutorial is going to show you how to make it.

Mastering drop shadows in Sketch

What I am intending to do is to make a nice shadow for a CTA button. What happens if we use a standard shadow option for an object in Sketch? We probably get something like in the picture below.

Standard drop shadow in Sketch

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Drahomír Posteby-Mach
Design + Sketch

🇸🇪 I am a brand identity manager and I help businesses get higher value and more customers. Currently in Malmö, Sweden 🇸🇪