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An Abstract Field of Tulips

I tell you, it's getting harder and harder to come up with different nails to do.  I have a pile of polish to swatch but I get bored just doing a colour and talking about it.  Pondering what to do last night, my eyes alighted on acrylic paints...yessss.  As I'm not especially good painting but do have a large amount of patience for repetitive tasks like dots, dots it is!

Inspired by a mental image something like this, I thought, why not rainbows?  I like starting with a black base so I first applied two coats of my favourite shiny black, Rimmel Black Satin.  Taking my tiniest dotting tool, I initially started with a red polish.  Red doesn't show up on black too well so I switched to acrylic paints.  I did a block of dots at a time in each of the rainbow colours.  The result, a colourful abstract field of tulips!








The Verdict:  I love how this came out.  I've been having a rough time at work so shiny rainbow nails makes me happy.  It was pretty quick to do too.  Yay paints!

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  1. This came out so awesome! I really love that you dotted the stripes instead of just drawing it all on. :)

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  2. :D I'm playing spot the hidden Mickey with this - it's awesome! I should really get back to painting my nails in solid colours again. Glitter has taken over my life.

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