I wanna show you how i make "a star". I hope, i find the right words for it, because i've learned english 20 years ago and never needed since then. Do you want to follow me to the skys?
First: Take a look to your stash. You need yellow and orange for the star, and blue and purple for the "sky". And we need grid (correct word???) with 60°-triangels on it.
Look at here: