Another Candy Sparkle Jaguar

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As a Jag lover, I'm excited to see this develop.

As one with no experience painting a guitar, I'm just curious if the initial coat(s) of the sparkle paint have a texture to them from the sparkly bits. It looks that way in the photos.
The flake is applied dry over a wet coat of thick thinner. The flake lands at all sorts of angles. If they land perpendicular to the surface the stick 0.015ā€ up. It takes much clear to bury that. Good observation.
 

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I apparently overlooked this when first posted. I still have the red one as a watched thread. ;)

Did you say what you use for the gold base?

I love sparklecasters. Actually, for some reason I find the offsets to be better for sparkles than Teles.

Also, did you use the same ratio of gold to blue as you did on the red one? To my eye, the gold stands out more in this one, where it looks more like just part of the red texture in the other. Maybe just internet photos.
 

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Do u roll over the flake to flatten it or let it be and clear coat ?
 

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The finish is cotton life

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