Happy Sunday, readers! Welcome to all of my new followers thanks to Kayla, I am so happy to have you all here checking out what I am posting today! Since I like my spider web nails too much to take them off today, I’m going to show you how I did my penguin nails for Black and White day on the 31 Day Challenge. Here is a refresher if you don’t know what I am referring to:
I’ve had a few requests for this one. Ready to see how I did it?
These are the polishes I used:
Wet n Wild Ink Well, OPI Alpine Snow, and OPI In My Back Pocket.
The tools I used:
Step 1) Paint your nail black.
Step 2) Using your white polish, make the belly shape. I had to do 2 layers of this to make the white opaque.
Step 3) Using your large dotting tool and white polish, make 2 eyes. (as you can see, my right dot wasn’t perfect, but it’s not very noticeable unless its this close up of a picture)
Step 4) Using your medium dotting tool and black polish, place two smaller dots inside of the white ones.
Step 5) Using your large dotting dool and your orange polish, make 2 feet. (I like to have them partially off of the nail so it’s not a full circle and more like only part of a circle shape.)
Step 6) Using your medium dotting tool and orange polish, make a beak shape. Kind of an upside down triangle. I like to make the bottom point and then drag up some more polish to make it look more like a triangle.
Step 7) Once you are sure your white is dry, use tweezers to apply a bow sticker and press down gently. You can see if my full hand picture that I didn’t let mine dry enough and some of the bows “sunk” into the white.
Don’t forget topcoat to seal and protect the design. Remember, a thicker bead of topcoat spread gently over the whole nail makes it easier to not have the design “bleed” (because bristles touch the design using thinner top coat.)
What do you think? If you try it, please share your picture on my facebook page! Also, please send me requests for more design tutorials that you’d like to see! Thanks for reading!
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