Flare Tool Fun

Tutorials Shared by the Internet Community


Flare Tool Fun

Make a nice effect using the flare tool. A great looking wallpaper or web graphic.


  • Total Hits - 33465

  • Total Votes - 100 votes

  • Vote Up - 43 votes

  • Vote Down - 57 votes

  • Domain - www.slicktutorials.com

  • Category - Illustrator/Illustrator Misc

  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-06 04:39:53


I was determined to find an a use for the Flare Tool in Illustrator (why is it there, anyway?). Here is what I came up with.

You will be making some interesting graphics using the Flare Tool and the Transform Effect.

1. First, draw a rectangle with a black fill to cover your artboard and lock this object (click the box next to the eye in the Layers window). Select the Flare Tool (one of the shape tools in the toolbar) and click anywhere on the artboard to bring up the Flare Tool settings.    More detail...

Broken  |   Save  |   Liked  |   Down

E-Books Store