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Topic: Geeky Video Game Nail Art  (Read 115245 times)
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« Reply #20 on: June 17, 2010 01:39:54 PM »

Wow. I can barely do basic designs on my nails. O.O

I'd have a manicure all the time if I could get these! Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: June 17, 2010 08:15:38 PM »

 Cheesy These are incredible! Amazing work!

Any tips on how to do something similar for those of us who'd like to be able to that ourselves? Did you use special brushes, or other tools? Or (just) a lot of practice?
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« Reply #22 on: June 17, 2010 10:51:49 PM »

Wow! Thanks for all of the feedback!

As far as materials and paintbrushes go, I usually use small liner brushes to paint the designs. Almost all of the outlines are done with fine-tipped Sharpie pens or a Micron pen. (Regular Sharpies bleed when I put the topcoat on, and tints things purple.) For the details in the Sonic manicure, I actually went in with colored pencils and drew the wall patterns over the acrylic paint.

If you want to tackle this kind of manicure, the best advice I can share is to be patient and work in layers. Take your time when working on the opposite hand and work in blocks. If you want, I can post a tutorial sometime. ( :

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Here are my current nails. Tried to do something simple and went with the Green Power Ranger. This was done with nail polish, except for the lines on the belt.

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« Reply #23 on: June 18, 2010 09:54:28 AM »

Love your style. very talented. thanks for posting!!!  Grin
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« Reply #24 on: June 18, 2010 04:29:04 PM »

Simply amazing!!! I love them. Have you tried Pac-Man? How did you learn that?! I am truly amazed and hope to see more of your work! Shocked
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« Reply #25 on: June 19, 2010 08:39:33 PM »

Totally awesome nail art!

I would love to see Ms. Pac Man nails.
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« Reply #26 on: June 20, 2010 09:28:55 AM »

This is crazy! I have issues painting my nails in solid colors, I can't even imagine doing this.
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« Reply #27 on: June 20, 2010 03:02:50 PM »

YOU ARE GOD.





JUST RIGHTEOUS.
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« Reply #28 on: June 22, 2010 10:47:12 AM »

I LOVE the sonic one. He's my favorite game character ever. I hope you open a  salon because I would be the first one there!
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« Reply #29 on: June 26, 2010 09:38:32 PM »

Good god you are amazing! I LOVE the mortal kombat and Mario ones! SO AMAZING!
As for suggestions how about Donkey Kong? You could go old school with the barrels! Or Legend of Zelda? PLEASE POST MORE NAILS!!  Grin
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