<

nail art,nail art gallery, nail art designs

October 19, 2011
Social Share Toolbar

For as simple as this was to execute I really like the final product — it reminds me of standing on a train platform at night and watching the cars whoosh past you.  I started with a 2 coat base of MAC Biker Blue, a really lovely black base polish with blue and purple pearl.  Once that dried completely I taped off kiltered shapes on each nail and filled them with a healthy coat of HITS Artemis from the No Olimpo collection over at llarowe.  THEN I had to (had to!) add a couple of complimentary swooshes of the same on one side of each nail and capped it off by using the Biker Blue to segment the original holo slice I taped off.  It’s a dark sort of structure that can be anything really…

HITS Artemis nail polish

MAC Biker Blue

blue sparkle nail polish

holo nail polish

Categories: taping, with brushes/tools
Tags: , , , ,

15 Responses

  1. chelsea says:

    wow love the polishes and the pattern!

  2. Nail Stories says:

    These look really cool. I like the colours you used as well! That MAC blue is to die for :D

  3. rock-or-not says:

    Awesome collection!!
    I love it!

  4. pretty says:

    awesome! it kind of reminds me dr. who and his blue box. hehe

  5. Tyne says:

    looks amazing I really want both those colors now!

  6. Shaina says:

    Stunning! Your manicures always look so good.

  7. Fingers says:

    I am so loving this! Am doing a swap for 9 Hits so I can’t wait to get them!

  8. Aren says:

    Very art deco looking. Me likey.

  9. nail crazy says:

    cool, great color combo :-D

  10. Maria says:

    Kinda piano-y, in an abstract way :)

  11. the nerd says:

    Thanks ladies, I love both these colors too! The MAC Biker Blue is really crazy; with the black base it actually reads mostly-black if you look at it from the right angle/under a certain light (you can sort of see it in the index finger tip on the first and third photos)

  12. Love the holo part, great combination : )

  13. Claire says:

    Amazing mani! really reminds me of a set of three paintings you would see in an art gallery

Leave a Reply

*

NailNerd on Google+ NailNerd on Facebook bloglovin Nail Nerd on Tumblr Subscribe to RSS feed Email me

Search the Nails

The search box below will help if you're looking for a specific polish, otherwise you can use the links further down the sidebar to browse by polish color, theme, brand, whatever!

Have an Idea? I looooove getting ideas from people for what to do for the more intricate nail designs — use the email link up above to shoot me a note and I'll add your idea to the list! (because yes, there's a list, but it's AWESOME.)