Week 8: Gold Typography in Illustrator

Create a gold foil or glitter finish to type or a logo on a textured background.



Use typography that would work well in gold (like “shine” or “sparkle”) and add a gold foil or glitter finish using one of the 3 methods shown.



Create a logo or use an existing logo and create a gold finish to the logo. Set it as a business card front on a textured background.



Use your logo and create a business card with gold type, and make it look 3D. Try all 3 methods for different effects.

Time Allocated


60-90 minutes deciding on the design and finding the right photo and 1 hour execution.

Design Goals


Create a believable gold foil or glitter finish in Illustrator.



Use Illustrator, final logo or type needs to show one of the 3 methods of creating gold foil or glitter.



  • Adobe Illustrator

    Gradients, Trace Tool, Typography



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