The Flare tool in Illustrator is a bit of a mystery. How often do you find yourself in need of a lens flare in Illustrator? Never? Don't write it off just yet! The Flare tool can be tweaked and transformed to create some spectacular special effects.
Cheryl Graham trained as a traditional artist in drawing and painting. These days she spends more time in front of the computer than the easel. She's been using Adobe Illustrator for over 15 years. Her Illustrator work has been featured in the "The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book" and "Real World Illustrator."