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#2 – Is It A Plane?

Happy Friday everyone!  This is the continuation of yesterday’s Is It A Bird? mani, & I used the same sponge gradient with a sheer white wash over before drawing on the flight path & plane with acrylic.  Gotta ‘looooove’ multi-layered-takes-forEVAH-to-dry nail art…  Anyway, have a great weekend!
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Lacquers used:
Zoya Rocky (sky blue)
OPI Dating A Royal (blue)
OPI Funny Bu​nn​y (white)
with black & white acrylic

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#1 – Is It A Bird?

Happy Thursday folks!  I have here for you today (& tomorrow) a breezy, flying, multilayered gradient. Firstly, I sponged on a pink & periwinkle gradient, then for that lovely pastel wash I sparingly sponged on a sheer white over the top.  Clouds were then added with white acrylic paint, mixed in with the teeniest bit of that periwinkle blue for that shadow effect & finally, the bird was drawn on.
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Lacquers used:
OPI Sparrow Me The Drama (pink)
Essie Huckle Buckle (periwinkle)
OPI Funny Bu​nn​y (white)
with black & white acrylic

Come back tomorrow for Part 2.  I bet you can’t guess what the title will be.  :p

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Striping Tape #5 – A Negative View

Sorry for the long break folks but i’m back with more Striping Tape Adventures!  This is my 2nd try with Negativity (see 1st try here), meaning instead of a base colour I let my natural nails show through.  In hindsight, a darker colour would actually highlight more of my natural nails so maybe next time, instead of this pink/purple gradient.
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Lacquers used:
​Essie Boom Boom Room (pink)
Essie Splash Of Grenadine (purple)

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Striping Tape #4 – Silver Flash

Happy Monday everyone!  How was your weekend? I’m back with more striping tape adventures! Sometimes I forget that striping tape was actually not meant to be removed for a shiny flash of metal. So after sponging one a 3 colour gradient, I applied a tiny strip of tape & left it there.  :D
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Lacquers used:
Essie Vested Interest (gray)
Essie Avenue Maintain (blue)
Essie Shake your $$ Maker (green)
with silver holo striping tape

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Striping Tape #2 – Ray of Silver

This one is really easy if you want to try it out for yourself – start with a silver base & let it dry (very important or your tape will give you bald patches), add the striping tape by starting at a corner (try to keep the spacing even) & finally, add the black over the lot & remove the tape GENTLY while the lacquer is STILL WET for crisp lines.
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Lacquers used:
Zoya Luna (silver glitter)
OPI Glitzerland (gold shimmer)
OPI 4 In The Morning (black satin)