Saturday, June 20, 2015

Les Nail Smiths: June 2015 - Inspired by a Print or Graphic Design

For this month's LNS, I chose to be inspired by a print or graphic design. I really love graphic design and textile prints so I had a whole slew to choose from on one of my Pinterest boards. Ultimately, I chose to recreate this Japanese book cover. This prompt came at the perfect time because I was itching to try out the acrylic paints from Amazon and brushes from SharingVu on Instagram I got recently!

I decided to try out my light box for these pictures. I need to work on my lighting, but I really like not having to worry about consistency! Anyway... To make the half moon on my ring finger, I used a hole reinforcement sticker. For the flowers on the middle finger, I used black and white acrylic paints. For the polka dots on the ring finger and flowers on the thumb, I used my second largest and second smallest dotting tools. I'm showing my right hand this time because, surprisingly, I did this hand better than my left one! o_o (I'm actually right-handed.)

Polishes used:

Thumb and ring finger: Sally Hansen Thinking of Blue and Sinful Colors Snow Me White
Index finger: Sinful Colors Snow Me White
Middle finger: Barry M Mustard and black and white acrylic paints
Pinky finger: Wet 'n Wild Ebony Hates Chris

I had a lot of fun with this challenge! I look forward to the next one.

Thanks for looking! Make sure to check out Millie's mani for this month's LNS!



  1. Love love love! :-D Have fun playing with your light box and poses and lighting and such ;-)