How to paint realistic sparkling glitter

How to paint realistic, sparkling glitter: Main

I can add an even more realistic effect by changing the size of the brush and combining elements of small and large glitter.

The task of painting glitter can be made easier if you study photo references first. Doing so will reveal that glitter is nothing but a collection of small flat dots made of a polished material. They can have different colours and shapes, and once applied to the skin and clothes they reflect any light that's shined on them. The trick is to bring attention to this visual effect in the image.

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