Tuesday, October 20, 2009


Day 7

Todays nails are inspired by the artist Piet Mondrian, a Dutch artist whose art consisted of a white background, upon which was painted a grid of black lines and primary colors (blue, yellow, and red).

I used a different technique, where I masked off what I didn't want painted white or colored with painters tape over black polish. It turned out a little messy, so I'm not sure if it's a good idea, but I may try it a few more times to test it out with varying conditions.

I used Zoya Raven as a base, with China Glaze White on White for the white, China Glaze Salsa for the red, and Zoya Pippa for the yellow, and Konad Special Polish in Blue for the blue.


  1. "upon which was painted"? ...who talks like that?

  2. I really appreciate the fact that you are literate- please disregard the previous poster's difficulty with your word choice! And kudos on the fingernail forays into the art world- what fun!

  3. Thanks!! At some point I have Van Gogh's Starry Night planned, as well as some other great artists!!

  4. Starry Night will be very inspiring! Can't wait- please keep up the great work- and thought the pix of your Halloween costume were fab! Great idea and execution. Most groovy.

  5. I love Mondrian! Totally weird that I posted a mondrian manicure the day before you! Art lovers unite. :) I bet the tape technique could work.

  6. i love your blog and love mondrian!


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