(Work in progress)
Testing a new set of ideas : gold foil stamping style looking on artworks, and a new texture sheet combining gold and rainbow foil I prepared.
Gold foil stamping is basically raising up a part of a printing support via a die corresponding to the pattern we want to print, and then applying gold foil on it.
Contrary to flat foiling, this will create a light diffraction effect on the borders of the artwork, resulting in a beautiful complex foil effect, somehow 3-dimensional.
So here this is what I try to do, but applying that on a whole picture, and not a pattern. I wanted to put the edges of the most parts of the artwork in evidence, and brightening them up with a gold foil layer so that they would look shinier than the rest of the artwork. All of this without manually doing the separation myself, which would be pointless.
I think it looks great, not everything is done, because I also want to work on the shadows to help highlight the "over-elevated part" feeling, and of course some modifications on light source etc.
I hope you will like those ideas !
(c) 1996 Kazuki Takahashi, Konami