How to Create a Gold Text Effect and Graphic Style in Illustrator

gold text effect

In today’s tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a complex gold text effect which includes a reflection, dropping shadows and highlights. These all can be created with the help of the most powerful tool available in Adobe Illustrator–the Appearance panel. You learn how to create this graphic style and then apply it to editable text objects. Have fun learning our new vector tutorial!

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Spookify Your Halloween Designs with this Bat Pattern Vector!

Bat Pattern VectorIn the following tutorial you will learn how to create a pretty detailed Bat Pattern Vector in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to setup a simple grid and how to create the main shape using pixel perfect shapes, basic vector shape building techniques and the Live Corners feature. Moving on you will learn how to add subtle shading and highlights for your bat shape using basic blending techniques along with the brush tool. Finally, you will learn how to prepare, save and easily edit your pattern.

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