How do I create a star effect in Photoshop?
Press Ctrl+F or open the Filter menu and select the first listing: Motion Blur. Then, press Shift+Ctrl+L or open the Image> Adjustments menu and select Auto Levels to apply an Auto Levels. You should now see the effect of the star.
How do I lighten a star in Photoshop?
Hold down the control (windows) or option (Mac) key and click the up (or down) arrow key exactly once. Photoshop calls this maneuver a “nudge” Now change the blend mode to Lighten, 100%.