EVERYBODY LOVES FIREWORKS. There’s nothing like a warm summer night under the stars watching the skies light up with the brilliance of pyrotechnics. You can make every day the fourth of July by animating your own fireworks display, and there’s no danger of getting hurt either. With some simple gradients, a little masking and some tweens, you’ll be hearing “Oohs!” and “Ahhhs!” in no time.



1 Start with a radial gradient with at least four colors. The middle and outer colors should be mixed with 0% alpha. The second and third colors are ...

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