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Fancy Star

1. Create a new document, at least 500x500px 1. Select the star tool in the tool palette, and create the following star. Use any shade of red for the color.

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2. Select the star shape, press ctrl+c to make a copy of the star, then press ctrl+f to paste the copy on top of the original star. Give the new star a yellow color. Press ctrl+t to 'free transform' the new star. Hold shift+alt while dragging one of the corner handles in to make a star about 10% the size of your original star.

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3. Select both stars, and choose 'object-blend-blend options' from the top menu. Use the following settings:

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4. Enjoy your fancy star. Try this technique with different shapes to get some interesting variations.

Fancy Star

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