Creating Stars in Photoshop

By dinahhillsdon

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This week, Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel demonstrates how to create stars in Photoshop…..

Photoshop has some great vector shape capabilities but stars aren’t immediately available. You could use a Custom shape:

but as you can see there’s just a couple of choices and we don’t have any control over the shape. If you’re experienced with Photoshop you may be comfortable in creating a shape and manipulating the paths, but here we’ll get Photoshop to do the hard work.

To do this select the Polygon Tool:

If you draw out a shape using the defaults you’ll get a pentagon in black. Nothing …read more

Via: Fotolia

    

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