Creative musings in bright colors

Comic Book Nails

Today’s prompt was “artwork.” I spent a long time thinking about famous art I could re-create…but nothing struck me. I decided to look through my stamping plates, and realized that the 2014 Create Your Own Bundle Monster set had a whole nerdy plate with comic-book-like patterns! And comic books are totally art…

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This mani had really high hopes and fell just a tiny bit short. I started with a nude base. I meant to stamp my patterns in red, but I already had my black stamping polish out and I COMPLETELY FORGOT and just grabbed the black! So then I had black-on-nude which is boring. So, I just went for it and stamped the red OVER the black and it looked awesome! But comic books have yellow and blue and all these other colors too, so I grabbed a yellow and added some random dots. So far so good.

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However, these are on my right hand. It was time to add the words within the exploding bubbles on my pinky, middle, and pointer fingers…but I am not good at tiny words at the best of times, and this was NOT the best of times. So I tried to write POW, BAM, and ZAP on my nails. It mostly didn’t work.

Colors
~ Nude: Zoya – Chantal
~ Black: Sinful Colors – Black on Black
~ Red: OPI – All I Want For Christmas (is OPI)
~ Yellow: WOW – #301
~ Stamp: Bundle Monster – 601

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Despite that, I like the idea of these nails so I’m posting them anyway! So, comic book nails. And double stamping which totally worked. Enjoy!

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