Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Mondrian


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.

7 comments:

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

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  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!

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

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  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.

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  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.

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  6. i love your blog and love mondrian!

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Go on, comment... you know you want to. ;-P

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