Today we’re looking at the queen of nail art pens: the Illustrated Nail. Seriously, the designs that Sophie Harris-Greenslade can put on a tiny nail with a set of nail art pens defy belief. After watching her give a demo at a trade show I got a set of the pens that Sophy uses. I still have no idea how she does what she does; my shaky, leadlined hands just can’t come close to replicating a single one of her lines.
I chose this 70s inspired starburst and rainbow design as it was one that had caught my eye previously when I read Sophie’s tutorial in Scratch magazine. Instead of dragging out my copy of the magazine and following the tutorial step by step I got stuck in there and just had a go with the painting. I’ve since taken a proper look at the tutorial and it seems that I followed the same steps, just with nowhere near the same amount of skill.
China Glaze Sun’s Up Top Down
China Glaze Gothic Lolita
Barry M Gelly Blood Orange
Barry M Cyan Blue
All That Jazz Two To Tango
All That Jazz Welcome To After Hours