Anna Mason, 23rd February 20176th April 2017, 19 Add to "My School Bookmarks" The purple and white Amethyst crystal is truly beautiful. But a massive challenge to paint! So much detail, with ALL those angular little shapes that make it up. And with shine to achieve too. So in this little tip video I thought I’d at run you through the process I went though when I painted this one: Be brave and try your hand at a sparkly gemstone this weekend! And please let me know about your experiences painting gemstones in the comments below. Sparkly painting!