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Red on Red Glitter Mosaic

Oh the sad sad state of affairs it is to try to take pictures of red nails.  I have a reasonably fancy camera and a white light lightbox but still, it's just not true to life.  If it were, you'd see just how amazing American Apparel Neon Red looks with differently shaped red holographic glitter applied on top of it.  These are so sparkly and contrasty in real life yet look a little dead here.  Imagine the most neony red from when you were a kid and you might be closer.

I had some time the other night so I thought I'd play around a bit with different patterns in the glitter.  I love a uniform pattern but can't let things get too repetitive now.  I started out with the checkered pattern (with my usual technique) using the diamond glitter then let things get a bit crazzzzzzy with the flower, triangle and the lightning patterns.  I think my favourite would have to my index finger with the lightning pattern, I'm especially pleased with the border.






The Verdict:  Believe me, the colour combination here is super aggressive and awesome in real life, I'm sad that my camera and my skills didn't do it justice.  At least this handy video is closer!


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