Friday, August 20, 2010

Tangled Talons

When I was younger I would often doodle the same thing. I would draw a series of dots to comprised the outside of a circle, then I would connect those dots with lines, lots and lots of lines. Today's manicure is my interpretation of those doodles so many years ago. It kind of looks like tangled string to me a bit. :)

I used butter LONDON Billy No Mates as a base, with Essie Matte About You on top of it, then I used American Apparel Hassid and CND Anchor Blue to paint the line art.


  1. This is so cute! I love how simple the colors are.

  2. this reminds me of those games where you have to touch every dot and every line that are all crossed without using any of the lines more than once... there's an app for the ipod touch like that... very cool design!

  3. Adorable! Such a cute mani!


  4. I'm gunna have to try this! Such an inspiration! x

  5. That's a really cool design! I like it! :D

  6. That is very cool. I want dinner plates with that design on them. Or at least a coffee mug. (Because that's what I think I look like when I'm over-caffeinated!)

    Was there "string art" in the 1970's that was similar? I'm remembering something with pins, and string strung to it... (but again, it WAS the 1970's, so it may just have been the groovy pictures on the insides of my eyelids...) @)

  7. Hell yes there was, ReaderRita- we even had some string art in my parents' house growing up that my dad made- it looked like sailboats and was made with tiny nails and thick string. :-D

    Thank you everyone!! :)

  8. This is so fun, I keep seeing pictures in your designs.. cubes and stars and things. It's lots of fun!

  9. this particular jogs my memory of the game titles where you ought to effect each and every dept of transportation and every series that are almost all intersected without the need for the outlines more often than once... there is the app for that ipod touch like that... awesome style!

    Runescape Gold for Sale
    WOW Gold

  10. nice pattern! simple and elegant! there's no doubt it!


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