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As you can see, I am not particularly good with gradients. I need more practice. I already have a few nail art ideas using this technique. One thing is for sure, I need to get a square sponge. The round ones makes it hard to cover the edges neatly. And since am an amateur at this, I ended up with a mess on my nail station.
I used the following Deborah Lippmann nail lacquers:
- Walking on Sunshine (yellow)
- She Drives Me Crazy (green)
- Maniac (purple)
I also added a few white dots. Do you sometimes get that feeling that there's something missing in your manicure? Well, I got that and thought that adding those dots will make a difference. And I think it did.
I started off with the yellow polish and built the gradient from there. I figured it would be easier to get the other colors opaque since yellow is the lightest shade among the 3 colors. Or does it really matter what color is base? Truly, nail art is a continuous learning process!
This is me attempting to artistically hold 3 Deborah Lippmann nail polishes:
I really liked how this turned out. I wore it a few days before taking it off. It's a cheerful color combination which is so timely because the weather was gloomy on those days that I had this on my nails. It was also so easy photograph. The number of pictures I am sharing in this post can attest to that.
Well, there you have it! My first official gradient nail art! Will definitely be doing more of this.
Any suggestions or tips?
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