Saturday, January 18, 2014

Wallace and Gromit Wintry Nail Art to Start 2014!

Hello 2014! I went on a little blogging break for the new year and now I have tons of new manicures and art to show you, along with art from December I never got around to posting. I will also be posting some "oldie but goodies" from the vault---my poses might seem different, but the layering combos are too cool not to show!

This manicure was actually my first for 2014! I wanted to do some Wallace and Gromit nail art to start off 2014. If you don't know who Wallace and Gromit are, you are seriously missing out! They are a claymation-based cartoon (and they STILL use clay, not computerized!) based out of the UK and I fell in love with them in 1998 on my first visit to England. I won't lie, I actually went to England in August to see Gromit Unleashed, where over 80 artists and celebrities painted huge Gromit sculptures for charity. The creators have made movies such a Chicken Run and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit that were released in the US. I really suggest you check it out!

Anyway, enough about my W&G obsession--I chose a wintry palate. I used Illamasqua Noble as my base and did a gradient with Barry M Blueberry and Orly Boho Bonnet. Then I topped it with Different Dimension That's Snow Joke. I added snowflake and snowman glitter to finish the wintry scene. Then I went in and hand painted my Wallace and Gromit based on an image I think was featured on stamps in the UK. How cool!?

Wallace and Gromit Wintry Nail Art
Wallace and Gromit Wintry Nail Art

Wallace and Gromit Wintry Nail Art

Wallace and Gromit Wintry Nail Art

Wallace and Gromit Wintry Nail Art

My right hand was simply the gradient, which I loved equally! That's Snow Joke is a really great topper, especially with the added glitters of the snowflakes and snowman.  Do you think I did Wallace and Gromit justice on my nails?

I hope you enjoyed my first post of 2014 and I have tons more to come! Don't forget to "like" me on Facebook and follow me on Instagram, which are linked below.

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    1. Thank you Stephanie! I've been wanting to Wallace and Gromit nail art for a while now and finally got around to it!

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    1. Thanks Jen! Hope they look like the characters haha


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