Friday, January 11, 2013

Digit-al Dozen: Art, Day 4

Day 4...almost there!

Here's the mani I came up with using Andy Warhol's pop art silk screens of Marilyn Monroe as inspiration.

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Started with a skittles of colours, all two coats and topped with SV, starting at thumb and going clockwise:  Essie Where's My Chauffeur, Nails Inc. Portobello, Nicole By OPI A Like-Haley Story, Zoya Yummy and Nicole by OPI Love Song.

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Stamped using plate Fun 1 using Konad black, red and yellow special polish, as well as Fun stamping polish in Cotton Candy, Bubble Blue, Lavender, and Avocado Green.

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Topped with SV.

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Here's a couple pix of the stampings in progress.  This is before scraping the middle image.

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This is after scraping the pinky image.

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This is the pix for my inspiration, to be honest, I'm not sure if it's a Warhol original or not either...but it was one of the coolest pix I seen so used it to go on!
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Thanks for looking.....and here's the other ladies mani's from Day 4!

13 comments:

  1. Amazing! I've never ever successfully stamped in more than one color!

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  2. OK-need you to tell me which way you scrape to not mess up the colors when you multi stamp-do you do top to bottom, left to right what? I have yet to try this and I AM going to this weekend-this is freakin awesome! I will await your reply with baited breath-heheheh

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  3. Very impressive! I'm with Fingers--I don't get how you scraped those. The only time I tried more than one color, I put one down, scraped, then put the other down and scraped.

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  4. This is so cool. You always amaze me at how you have multi-colour stamped images!

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  5. Fingers and KarenD: Depending on the stamp and how the drag is, you just blob it onto the image; if there's good drag, you don't necessarily cover the entire image as it will fill in the colour when scraped; if the drag isn't too good then do the entire thing and then just scrap in the direction where there will be least amount of colour mingling...in this case, I scraped down as the hair part had the most polish and the most chance of intermingling. I usually do a couple tests just to see how much polish I have to use to see how the image drags and then hope for the best! Not sure if this helps or not...!

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  6. La manicura es genial. Pero es que la placa me ha fascinado, y de varios colores queda impresionante. Te felicito por tu blog, es muy bonito y me hago seguidora fiel desde ya. Te dejo mi blog en el que me haría mucha ilusión te pasaras a dar una vuelta. Besos, bye
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  7. WOW marvelous! it would be awesome if you can do a step-by-step of your stamping amazing style or a video!

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