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September 23, 2011

Geez painting zigzags is hard!  Who knew!  I started with a single coat base (because you can!) of American Apparel Poppy, then used the Art Club Stripers in Yellow, Mochalotta and Azure to paint in some zigzags near the tips and learned something valuable: you still gotta move fast when you’re doing this stuff, or don’t stick with one color for too long so it doesn’t start getting all clumpy on the striper brush.  And maybe use a real brush instead of the striper brush for zigzags because this was just downright tricky and puffy.  Ya try and learn!

zigzag nails

art club stripers

American Apparel Poppy

Art Club Yellow

10 Responses

  1. Kelly says:

    love this, very tribal:)

  2. torixsan says:

    reminds me of Missoni for some reason

  3. I was gonna say the same! Missoni indeed.

  4. Gottwinkies says:

    I totally believe you on this! Zigzags ARE hard!! I LOVE the finished look, though…Total Awesomeness and a little Charlie Brown deja vu sneaked in, lol

  5. Chelsea says:

    well…reminds me of pocahontis (sp?)

  6. the nerd says:

    Ha! I had to look that up — man I wish I could do zigzags that well!

    Super hard. Will try again with a real brush though dangit! :D

  7. nail crazy says:

    oh, i know i couldn’t do this… looks great, i love it :-D

  8. Fingers says:

    Love the zig zags! Was just chanting nerds nerds nerds nerds from the movie revenge of the nerds! Love that movie!

  9. You are out of control. This one is so great! Looks hard to do!

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