Monday, April 23, 2012

Leopard Stamped Gradient

I bring you an interesting first gradient attempt. I think it would have been better had I done it with regular polish instead of the two Sally Hansen’s Insta-Dri’s I used. I used Presto Pink, and Lightening with Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in Pacific Blue. I followed Colette’s (mysimplelittlepleasures) lead in her gorgeous Acid Leopard tutorial and I am pleased enough with the final look, however the gradient really could have been better.

I hope you like it, I went with the advice Colette offers in the link above, and found using a cosmetic wedge wasn’t too hard, but you have to work fast, as the polish dries rather fast. I used a cottage cheese lid instead of a paper plate though because I had it handy. I used Sinful Color’s Black on Black again to stamp Konad m57 leopard print on top of the gradient, and it’s fantastic, so if you’re looking for a nice stamping black I would pick up a bottle of Sinful’s Black on Black, it’s even on sale this week at Walgreen’s for $.99!






Thank you for checking out my post and I hope to bring you some Ocean Rush photographs this week. Happy polishing!

8 comments:

  1. Very beautiful!

    bjs
    http://unhasdadrii.blogspot.com.br/

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  2. Love this!! Anything animal print is a-ok in my book :) Nice job.

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    1. Thank you Liesl! I think it's just as good as my Def Leppard inspired manicure from last week which I only just today took off! :D

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    1. Thank you goldenankh! I am so happy with how well it turned out! I am definitely going to use this combination, maybe with different polishes though, again soon! Not bad for a first time doing a gradient eh? LOL! :D

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  4. Great job love the gradient and love the total result :)

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    1. Thank you Diana! My next one will be even better! I am already looking forward to it, I did experimental swatches on index cards last night to test it over a white base and think I found colors that will really work well together now. :D

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