How to make a shiny gold text effect in Adobe Illustrator



Get an awesome shiny gold effect solely in Illustrator with the gradient tool!

To learn how to use the gradient tool at 8:52 in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT4pPIwrVHs
The images used in this tutorial can be found here:
https://www.pexels.com/photo/close-up-of-smart-phone-against-sky-327531/
https://www.pexels.com/photo/brass-candelabra-2306279/

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Editing software: Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects

If you’re interested in other graphic design video topics, check out some of these:

➝ ILLUSTRATOR
Fontself: How to make fonts on mobile and web with Fontself Maker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HBYHRa7QQM
Adobe Illustrator for Beginners Selection and Move Tools – Graphic Design How to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhl7f92wkYY
How to Repeat Any Shape Along a Path in Illustrator CC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izOhe8w-PPE

➝ GRAPHIC DESIGN
Passive Income Graphic Design: Stock Vectors and Photos pt 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC7u4xFVeV8
6 Tips for Graphic Design Freelancers – Graphic Design How to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G555zj15N-g
Do you really need a graphic design degree to become a graphic designer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNesdcaZ0Us

➝ OTHER TOPICS
How to Get Started in Adobe Dimension CC 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSUi2VE5SWs
How to sell your art on Redbubble – Passive Income Graphic Design 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9bKEkfY27g
Stock Photo and Vector Ideas 2018 – Passive Income Graphic Design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-71K–hk6U

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