Saturday 31 May 2014

Mani swap: Abstract artwork inspired

When the lovely Isabella of Vaniliamamor asked me to do a mani swap, I saw a couple of her artwork-inspired nail designs and I knew I just had to recreate one of those. Isabella (who goes by 'Bella') is from Romania, so you can imagine my confusion when I visited her blog and didn't understand one word of anything. Luckily images don't need language to communicate beauty and inspiration. Bella chose to create an old colour-block mani of mine:

Here's a solo shot of my re-creation of Bella's mani:

Now for some context. This was directly inspired by an art piece designed by Zachary Brown, named 'Lillie's poppies':

Image credit: Zachary Brown, Lillie's Poppies
Now I painted this a couple weeks ago, and today while surfing on Instagram I realize that Bella did a mani swap with another talented lady who coincidentally also chose the exact same mani to re-create, woops! Have a look at Liz's flawless rendition of Lillie's Poppies on her blog, Liquid Jelly.

Polishes used:
- Revlon matte top coat
- Orly 'Pointe blanche' (white base)
- Essie 'Lapiz of luxury' (periwinkle creme)
- China Glaze 'Tempest' (metallic indigo)
- Quo mini in red (no name on bottle)
- Nails supreme pen in pink (no name)
- Acrylic paints in white and black

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