Friday, October 5, 2012

Glowing Ghosts

Today I've painted a Halloween design inspired by China Glaze Ghoulish Glow!  I found this polish at my local Sally's Beauty Supply and had to create a fun design with it.  This glowing polish turns a very bright green in the dark!


First paint your nail white for a base.  I used Essie Blanc.  Paint two coats of glow polish over the white.  I used China Glaze Ghoulish Glow. If you don't have access to glow in the dark polish white ghosts will be fine for this design.


Using a thin small nail art or acrylic paint brush draw the outline of your ghost in black.  I used China Glaze Liquid Leather.  

Fill in the outer parts of the nail with black.  I used my small brush for this. 


Using a small dotting tool or the end of a bobby pin, dot two large eyes.  Using a paint brush draw a mouth.  The mouth can be any expression you desire.  For this mouth I did an open smiley :D.


Now for the details!  I used my small brush to dot white pupils and eye shines in the eyes and added a tongue with Essie Off the Shoulder.  I went back over some of the ghosts body with white and then the glow polish to hide some small mistakes.


To bring the details together and create a seamless look seal the look with a top coat.


All done!  You will have cute little white ghosts during the day and green glowing ghouls at night.  


6 comments:

  1. this too awesome i need to try it :))

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  2. This will be my halloween mani!!!!! I love love love it!!!

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  3. The glow in the dark polish is awesome!!

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  4. how do you photograph glow in the dark polish?

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    1. I used a black light to photograph it while I had a light source as well. Taking pictures without flash in the dark is jut impossible to catch any glowing.

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