The sunburst figure shown in the figure below is often used in the design of icons, screensavers, and user interface elements for games and applications.
Arcade Angry Gran Run uses sunburst in the icon of the game, as well as in dialog boxes within the game. I also used this shape when creating icons for Spooky Planet.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a sunburst using distortion filters in Adobe Photoshop.
Let’s start by choosing the colors for the background. Then we use these colors and apply a linear gradient. Then we will learn how to use the Wave filter to create vertical stripes from a gradient fill.
In the end, we will apply another Photoshop filter – Polar coordinates. Let’s start! Continue reading