Nail Art: Peeping Panda

This will probably the shortest post in this entire blog. And, it will only have a single photo. Believe me, only 1 picture is needed.

So where to begin. I met a Traveling Panda a few months back in a blogging summit. He is a Pinoy travel blogger who believes he resembles a panda because of his eyes. When he found out I blog about nails, particularly nail art, he has since requested for one. I told him I already did a panda nail art when I was still starting and I was not really sure I wanted to remake it. I felt I've outgrown "cartoony" nail designs. But last night, I decided to challenge myself to paint a panda without looking so much like a cartoon. Let me leave the judging to you whether or not I achieved that.

I named this freehand nail design the "Peeping Panda".

Peeping Panda Nail Art Design


This is a fairly simple design with only one accent nail on my left hand. I painted all the other nails in plain black. I entertained the idea of adding a design on the rest of the nails but it eluded me almost instantly. I figured the panda will not take center stage as I intended. Or ... you can probably just say that I was just lazy. Infringement cases are stressful!

I painted the panda using black acrylic paint and a detailing nail art brush. I was not particular about clear lines as I was aiming for a more furry look so that it will not appear too much of a cartoon. I also used the entire nail and proceeded with the idea of a panda trying to peep through my nail.

What do you think?





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9 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful and so realistic!!! You made a good choice by not adding anything to other nails because the panda really stood out from the rest. Lovely design!

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  2. this way the panda is much more noticeable... awesome drawing dear, perfect manicure :D

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  3. Cute, yet not cartoony. :)

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  4. I dare say you achieved the goal!

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  5. Thank you very much for still supporting Simply Rins. :)

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  6. Beautiful, Rina. Simply beautiful, Simply Rins! :-)

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  7. Aw, I love the panda. I would totally wear it. :-)

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    1. I miss your nail art! Thank you for dropping by. :)

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