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February 7, 2012
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I’m running out of weird names for these random manicures that have zero rhyme or reason.  So it’s a three-fer technique.  First, some swack-swack over a base of OPI  Yes I Can-Can with Wet n Wild Ebony Hates Chris and OPI I’m Suzi & I’m A Chocoholic to create a faux-textured based for the colors (same sort of idea that finished off the Hello Kitty polish manicure).  Second, and adding Orly Star Of Bombay and Barielle Slow Motion (the silvery one) to the mix, I used all of the colors to first create some random overlapping lines, some that broke off into nothingness, and then filling in some of those spaces.  Third — and finally, because I realized a 4th touch would definitely be too much — I used the two darker colors (Ebony and the deep-blue/purple of Bombay) to add some splatters.  The line between mess and beautiful-mess is totally subjective.

OPI I'm Suzi & I'm A Chocoholic

OPI  Yes I Can-Can

ORLY Star Of Bombay

Barielle Slow Motion

Three-fer Nails

(the cleanup on this was sort of a monster/still a work in progress)

2 Responses

  1. Meg says:

    I like it. It’s intricate without being busy. And like that it’s all dark and moody.

  2. Jossie says:

    I  this!!!!!!

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