Rounded Corner Effect using Divide effect

Rounded Corner Effect using Divide effect

Step #1:  Draw a star

 

 Draw a star
Draw a star with the Star Tool. Copy it by pressing Ctrl+C/Command+C to the clipboard.

Draw a star with the Star Tool.
Step #2:  Creating rounded corner effects

Go to Effect>Stylize>Round Corners. Enter a value for the Radius. Check the preview to get the amount of rounded effect. For expanding the shape, use Object>Expand Appearance.

 

 Creating rounded corner effects

Step #3:  Divide the corners

Paste the sharp corner star to the front by pressing Ctrl/Command+F. Choose both shapes and select Divide in the Pathfinder palette(Window>Pathfinder).

sharp the corner of the star

Step #4:  Delete unwanted corners

Using Direct Selection Tool, choose the unwanted corners and delete it to get the final honey star shape.

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 Rounded Corner Effect using Divide effect has be implemented
Extra Tip:

We can use this method on any shape to achieve the combination of sharp and rounded corners using the Rounded Corners effect. As you applied the Divide command the shape will break into pieces. You can combine the shape by selecting all the broken shapes and apply Merge command in the Pathfinder.

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