How to create neon lights in Illustrator

How to create neon lights in Illustrator

1 minute read

This 2 minute Illustrator tip demonstrates how you can use the Stylism plugin from Astute Graphics to create a neon light effect in Illustrator. Start your 7 day free trial and try this effect out for yourself:

⭐️ Select your shape

⭐️ Apply an inner glow using the Stylism panel

⭐️ Change the glow from Edge to Centre

⭐️ Increase the blur and opacity

⭐️ Apply an Outer Glow using the Stylism Panel

⭐️ Change the color to make it lighter than your object

⭐️ Increase the blur and opacity


Follow our Youtube Channel for heaps of tutorials and workflow videos to give you inspiration and get you started.


Follow our continuously updated instagram page for more quick tutorials and Illustrator tips!

More Reads...

How to add multiple offsets to an open path in both direction

In this quick tutorial we are going to show you how to add multiple... Read more »

Mid-November 2021 updates

With four plugins updated this month, we have a selection of exciting... Read more »

Early October 2021 updates

With major work being carried out in the background to bring you two... Read more »