Adobe Illustrator has only a few shapes tools like rectangle, ellipse, star, and line segment tools. You have to create many shapes by using different tools and techniques. You can easily create any shape using the other shape tool, available in the toolbar.
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Make Starburst in Adobe Illustrator – Video Tutorial
You can watch the below video tutorial to learn how to make starburst in Adobe Illustrator.
Starburst can be made by using different ways, one using the arrow key while drawing and other using the Star panel. We will make starburst using two different ways and then you can choose any method that you find easy and quick.
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If you are new or don’t have any idea to make starburst in Adobe Illustrator then you are at right place. In this tutorial, you will learn two easy ways to make starburst in Adobe Illustrator.
So let’s start.
Make a Starburst in Adobe Illustrator
To make a starburst in Illustrator, grab the Star Tool and then click once on the artboard. Add 35 points in the star panel that appeared and click OK. The starburst is created.
Following are the detailed steps to make a starburst in Adobe Illustrator.
1st Method: Using Arrow keys
You can use the arrow keys to make a starburst easily. Arrows keys helps to increase the number of points according to your choice, depending on how many points you want in the starburst using the Star Tool.
Step 1: Grab the Star Tool from the toolbar. The Star Tool is available under the Rectangle Tool in the left toolbar.
Step 2: Click and drag on the artboard to draw a star, but without leaving the click use the Up Arrow key to increase the points.
Continuesly press the arrow key until you achieve the perfect number of points that you needed to make a starburst.
When you are done, release the mouse click.
Here is the starburst created.
2nd Method: Using Star panel
Another easy way to make a starburst is using the Star panel. Through this panel, you can add number of points that you needed. You can add exact numbers without creating some extra or less points in starburst. So using the panel, you don’t have to create starburst again and again, because you have added the points that you needed.
Step 1: Grab the Star Tool from left toolbar.
Step 2: Click once on the artboard using the mouse left click.
Step 3: Star panel appears.
Step 4: Add the points that you want in a starburst. Here we have added 40 points, you can increase or decrease depending on your design and choice.
Step 5: Click OK to continue.
Starburst appears as you click OK.
You have learned to make starburst in Adobe Illustrator.
In this tutorial, you have learned to make starburst in Adobe Illustrator using two different ways. You can add exact number of points for starburst using the star panel.
Have More Questions?
If you have any questions related to making starburst in Adobe Illustrator then ask in the comment section below. We have also answered some most frequently asked questions below.
Where is the Star Tool in Illustrator
You can find the Star Tool under the Rectangle Tool in Illustrator.
All Done! Enjoy.