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October 8, 2011
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Playing around with the scale design, I started first with a Kleancolor White base and then used Wet n Wild Ebony Hates Chris to go in and paint the scales.  With that dry, I used 4 different brown/tan colors to fill the spaces; I didn’t realize that the two darker colors were soooooo close so those end up looking the same:

  • L’Oreal Cockatoos Wisdom (dark brown)
  • e.l.f. Smoky Brown (pretty much the same)
  • e.l.f. Innocent (light cream)
  • L’Oreal Cockatoos Mystery (greyish tone)

Went back in to fill a few lines afterwards and wanted to keep futzing (despite going over it twice some of the fill isn’t perfect) but whatever!  Not one of the cleaner executions but now I know more about those 4 polishes.

L'Oreal Cockatoos Wisdom

e.l.f. Smoky Brown

nail art scales

L'Oreal Cockatoos Mystery

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7 Responses

  1. pretty says:

    aww too bad the colors are similar. but I still think it looks good.

  2. Pauline says:

    Oh, I love seeing scales! Wonderful job! :)

  3. Emily Jurow says:

    How do you like the new formula for the ELF polishes?

  4. Shaina says:

    Wow this looks amazing! The effect is very nice.

  5. Gottwinkies says:

    Wow…lot of work but really cool!

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