How do you make a multi pointed star in Illustrator?

Select the Star Tool. Create a shape by click-dragging, and don’t let go of the mouse – keep the button held down. With your non-mouse hand, hit the Up arrow on the keyboard to add points to the star. Hit the Down arrow to reduce the number of points.

How do you make a starry background in Illustrator?

Illustrator Tutorial: Starry night

  1. Create background. Select the Rectangle Tool, and draw out the background. …
  2. Add some stars. Add a new layer above the background. …
  3. Create a row of stars. Select all the stars and hold Alt/Option to drag a new copy beside it. …
  4. Fill the background with stars. …
  5. Create random stars. …
  6. Final touchup.

How do you make an 8 point star in Illustrator?

Create a Perfect Star

To get a perfect star, select the Star Tool and, instead of just click-dragging a star, click once on the canvas to bring up the options palette. Enter “. 265” in the Radius 1 box and leave the rest alone. This will result in a star that has perfectly aligned arms.

How do I use the flare tool in Illustrator?

Use this tool to create an effect similar to a lens flare in a photograph.

Edit a flare

  1. Select the flare, and double-click the Flare tool icon to open the Flare Tool Options dialog box. Change settings in the dialog box. …
  2. Select the flare and the Flare tool. …
  3. Select the flare, and choose Object > Expand.
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