Create a Christmas Globe Icon in Adobe Illustrator

project-preview-smallWith Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be nice to give you guys a little early present by showing you how to create a cute Christmas Globe Icon that you can use in any future projects. We’ll be using some of Illustrator’s basic shapes and tools that you probably already rely on a daily basis, so without wasting anymore time, pour yourself a fresh dose of coffee and let’s get started.

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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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