I believe I did these nails sometime around April, quite a while ago it seems. They are really colorful, and I think the colors work really well.
I started with a base of Zoya Leslie. I think I used two coats, possibly three thin ones, it tends to be a little sheer. I then used a bobby pin to create petals – Zoya Sia and Sephora Formula X High Frequency – and the center of the flower. I ended up using two coats of Sinful Colors Let’s Meet as it is kind of sheer also.
These nails were easy to do, due to the bobby pin. DIY-ing works every time!
Day 27 is inspired by Piet Mondrian’s “Composition with Red, Yellow, and Blue” made in 1921. When this challenge was next, I knew immediately I wanted to use this piece.
It’s a fairly simple piece, but it has enough elements to make each nail differ and include different elements of the painting.
Let me say that some of my friends taking an Art History class were immediately done with me when they saw this. 🙂
I started off with two coats of Zoya Purity, then added a topcoat because I thought I would use guidelines for the black outlines. Instead, I outlined the lines using a toothpick, filled in the square, and finished with a final black outline. I used Zoya Livingston, Zoya Sia, and Sally Hansen Mellow Yellow to finish the primary colors.
I also made a slightly different version with just my ring finger and thumb with the pattern, and the rest in white. This style makes it a more wearable version, as the primary colors paired with the black and white really popped.
I really enjoyed this design, I hope you enjoyed it as much as me! It’s definitely one of my favorites ever!!
I found my pictures of the nail art I did using Zoya Payton and Blu from last post! Once I found them, I distinctly remember doing this and being really pleased at the end.
I’ve seen this style nail art before, and wanted to try it out, it seemed pretty easy, and I think I succeeded!
This was pretty easy to do. I painted a base coat, and stroked on a different polish along a diagonal. Once that was dry, I spaced out dots of each color, making sure they each overlapped. Zoya Payton was fairly opaque, it tends to be a bit sheer but I was able to build it up easily.
I hope you enjoyed this nail art, and see you Tuesday!
I’m trying to get back in the swing of things!
Sorry I haven’t posted in the last few weeks, I’ve had grueling exams that sucked up all my time, I haven’t even thought of painting my nails! the horror…
So, here’s starting off (again) with Zoya Payton and Blu – I found this in my files, I think it was a base for nail art, but I’m not sure where the pictures are…
This is an interesting combination, I kind of like it. I don’t remember what nail art I did with this though 😦
Anyway, I’m going to get back to my regular postings twice a week! Tuesdays and Fridays, see you then!
Today I have a swatch of Zoya Dove and OPI To Be Or Not To Beagle. Zoya Dove is your classic grey creme, two coats. I absolutely love To Be Or Not To Beagle! It’s such a fun topper with a variety of colors and a great payoff! This polish works with basically any nail polish due to the black pieces and various colorful bits.