Make Your Own Retro Starbursts

by Idea File Staff
Posted in: Photoshop/Illustrator, Spring 2005

tool1. Select the Polygon tool on your Tool palette then double-click it to call up the Polygon Settings dialog box. 2. For Number of Sides, select 4, and for Star Inset, select 90%.

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3. Click, hold and drag out a pointy X shape. Repeat, making a smaller X.

star1

4. Select the larger X and rotate it 45 degrees.

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star2

5. Use the Align tool to perfectly overlap the two shapes, then group them and color as desired.

star3

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