Tuesday, November 19, 2013

30 Day Nail Challenge, Day 27: Inspired by Artwork

This manicure was inspired by Wu Guanzhong's piece Pine Spirit, which I came across in my art history class. Working in the style of literarati painters before him, Guanzhong was also inspired by the impressionist movement of the early 1900's.
I really like his colourful, abstract vision of the mountains in China and just had to recreate it on my nails. I used watercolours for the design so that I could achieve an effect similar to Guanzhong's.

Products Used:
Essie - 1037 Topless & Barefoot
Revlon - 955 Quick Dry Base Coat
Seche Vite - Top Coat
Sephora - Matte Top Coat
Pentel Watercolours


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