Android drawArc with shadow

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http://stackoverflow.com – I have a problem that when I draw an arc the shadow layer is not being drawn. Here's my Paint object: circlePaint = new Paint(Paint.ANTI_ALIAS_FLAG); circlePaint.setStrokeWidth(strokeWidth); circlePaint.setColor(Color.WHITE); circlePaint.setStyle(Paint.Style.STROKE); circlePaint.setShadowLayer(shadowRadius, 0, shadowOffset, 0xFF000000); and in onDraw: canvas.drawArc(rect, 0, 180, false, circlePaint); I have a feeling the shadowLayer is just being ignored. Is there any other way to draw a drop shadow around an oval? The problem is, that the oval get's resized (as i (HowTos)