More gradients that didn't make the grade...

Friday, 7 February 2014

A while ago I posted up a couple of manicures which I referred to as "gradients that didn't make the grade".  These were manicures that basically, I'd done a gradient, meant to do some nail art over the top, and then never got round to it.  Anyway, I have another couple to show you today.  These were gradients I did ages ago that have just sat here, waiting to be posted, so I thought I'd give them a little outing today.

First off, we have a blue, turquoise and green gradient.  I really love this colour combination, and I decided this time to start with a dark colour at my base (I generally go from light to dark) and I think this worked pretty well (does make clean up a bit harder though!).  This probably would have looked great with some leopard print over the top.


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And here's another gradient using colours from the other side of the rainbow.  This was a pale yellow and orange gradient.  I love this kind of colour combination, and I do it a lot, so I don't know why I did it and then never did any nail art with it, but hey ho!

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And there you go.  A couple of manicures that didn't quite make the grade.  Anyway, if you are looking for any hints and tips for getting your gradient great, I did a tutorial a while ago that you can find here.

4 comments:

  1. That second one looks exactly like a sunset!

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  2. :-) That one has been sat there for nearly a year I think - lol - I must do a gradient like that again, and DO SOMETHING WITH IT! hehehe. x

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  3. What polishes did you use for the first one? It's gorgeous!!

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