Monday, April 21, 2014

Sunset nails

Thanks to +roa' hamouda (who you can find here on Facebook) I have another mani for you :D
She also commented on my "I have some spare time-challenge" post.
Asking me for sunset nails.
I've done some tropical nails in the past which also had a kind of sunset there
but I never got to really focus on the sunset.
 
Before starting my mani I had to check Google for some inspirational sunset images:
 
 
The left image I chose because of the colors.
I love this gradient and decided my gradient had to look like this.
The second image I chose because of the grass.
I prefer a black silhouette though (most easy) but at least my mani had to include some grass.
 
First step: Making the gradient.
 
These are the polishes I've used for the gradient:
 
- Only You White French
- Only You 113 Banana Split
- Kiko 238
- Essence Beauty Beats 01 Baby, baby, ooh!
- Maybelline 650 Midnight Blue
 
I've used the sponging technique.
And here is my sunset gradient:
 
 
Second step: Getting some silhouettes on there.
I've used black acrylic paint and a detail brush 000 to paint them.
 
 
As you can see I also added some wild flowers just to make it more me :D
Hope you like it!
 
By the way if you have ever any request for a nail art. Never hesitate to ask me!
 
 

21 comments:

  1. beauty shine nails.love it ! sunset nails are always my favor ! i am sunny child
    and you worm my hear dear !

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    1. Thanks dear.
      Maybe some day we can see a sunset together when we visit each other ;D

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    2. oooops ! my heart! but you did understand me :-)
      thanks dear ! who knows !..

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  2. Well, this is beautiful and perfect for the Earth Day spirit.

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    1. I hadn't even thought of that. It would have been suited for Earth Day. Thanks. Glad you like it!

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  3. hii, it's so nice to see you creating beautiful and unique nail arts as usual!! How have you been? i wanted to show my new blog, it's more about me and my personality, can you visit it please. thankss much love xoxxx
    a-i-shakir.tumblr.com

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    1. Hi friend,

      How are you?
      Nice to have you visit me :D
      Thanks!
      I had a look at your blog...is there anyway to follow without joining tumblr.....toooooooo many social media's :(

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  4. oh my! Wow, this is amazing:) Love it!:)

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  5. The gradient for this is just beautiful. Then I see your finished design and wow just amazing :) x

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  6. What a marvelous view! I love this sunset scene you painted. And the final look is just breathtaking! Flawless masterpiece! Loveeeee it! ♥

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  7. This would also be great as a Serengeti nail with giraffes!

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    1. Indeed! But I'm just not so good with painting animals ;D

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