Sonntag, 17. November 2013

Salted Watercolor Nails

Salted, what? Yes, I stumbled upon one of those art tutorials on YouTube the other day and we also learned that technique in school back then: the one where you sprinkle salt over watercolors and it results in beautiful textures. I figured if this works on paper it should work on nails (not that this is always the case, but I had to try), so I started with some colors and sea salt. As my base I used China Glaze - Re-Fresh Mint and then I added one coat of Essie - Matte About You to make a canvas for the acrylic paint. Then I mixed blue paint with water, painted it on the nail and sprinkled everything with salt. I still have to find the best way to do this technique, but for now I'm quite happy with my result. I also added a tiny bit of OPI - Pure 18K White Gold & Silver Top Coat and Sally Hansen - Night Watch. On top is one coat of Essence - BTGN High Gloss.  

Salted Watercolor Nails

Salted Watercolor Nails

Salted Watercolor Nails

Kommentare:

  1. I love the result, it's gorgeous :)

    AntwortenLöschen
  2. That is GREAT idea! I know this technique just for regular "paper" painting :)

    AntwortenLöschen
  3. Amazing! I'm completely in love with this manicure!

    AntwortenLöschen
  4. This is just gorgeous and so unique. I love the added gold flakes as well. Totally mysterious and oceanic!

    AntwortenLöschen
  5. Loved the result, really different and unique.
    The combo of colors is just perfect. :-D

    AntwortenLöschen
  6. Truly wonderful look, it's subtle from a distance and then highly textured up close. I'd love to take this on with a watercolour wash one day! Just beautiful!

    AntwortenLöschen
  7. You have technique and skill, girl! It looks fantastic :-)

    AntwortenLöschen
  8. Love the result of your experiment! Have to try it myself sometime...

    AntwortenLöschen
  9. This is a very nice ideal! I have to try it! Missões,

    Cristina

    AntwortenLöschen
  10. This is a very nice ideal! I have to try it! Missões,

    Cristina

    AntwortenLöschen
  11. I SO have to try this - it's amazing looking!!

    AntwortenLöschen
  12. Looks amazing - I love when you try out new techniques (:

    AntwortenLöschen
  13. wow love these. can you pls do a video on this technique

    AntwortenLöschen

Thank you for taking the time to comment on my post, I appreciate it a lot!