American Graffiti

7:00 AM


Here we go with day three of the Digit-al Dozen art challenge. Today's mani is inspired by graffiti.  I actually quite like graffiti.  I know it's basically vandalism but I think it's really interesting to see the different styles and types.  Street art is usually inspired by a very different muse than classic art.  That said I'm not super great AT graffiti.  My husband used to draw fat graffiti letters which were really cool but I failed at recreating them.  So this is a sort of lame attempt but I liked the results anyway!  I used a suede base to emulate concrete and then used a series of neons and some black and white polish to create the letters.  I used a matte top coat over the whole of it since I felt it looked more graffiti-like!  Don't forget to check on the other girls art work for today's challenge!



Nail art done using: 
OPI: Suzi Ski's in the Pyrenees Suede
Zoya: Purity 
Models Own: Black Nail Art Pen 
China Glaze: Hang Ten-toes, I'm With the Lifeguard, and Sun-kissed

You Might Also Like

7 comments

  1. Those are cool! I like the color variations you used to fill in the letters.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I wanted to do Grafitti so bad, but I kind of suck at it! This looks stunning Bee!

    And here's a funny story about Grafitti I have to share: When I lived in DE there was a guy who would grafitti the word "poop" on random walls and stuff all over the state. It became a game when we would see "poop" written all over the state. Still makes me giggle...

    ReplyDelete
  3. Bee this is amazing - really awesome from the colours to the texture. It just WORKS xx

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love this! It's perfect, the colors, the texture! Awesome!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Great job! Using the suede base was a great idea!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for visiting and commenting! I read all my comments and love to hear from you! Please DO NOT leave links in the comment box. ALL links which are not relevant to the post are subject to deletion. If you'd like me to check out your blog, please email me at BeePolished@yahoo.com. Thank you again!

Popular Posts

Like us on Facebook

Flickr Images