Originally Posted by Pete Michaud
What are some good resolution independent techniques to produce nice star fields?
I do them one by one, using the brush. I start with a white (yellowish, bluish, never totally white) point and paint over it twice or thrice, making the brush bigger and using very low opacities (20% or less) in the second and third paintings. It doesn't look bad, but it doesn't look exactly good either. It's very good for big stars, but the smaller ones look way too shiny with this method.