So for this manicure I am going to start at the very beginning. This past weekend I went to the Tate Modern to see the Yayoi Kusama exhibit. She is a japanese artist known for her repeated patterns, sculptures and performance art. The exhibit was absolutely crazy, probably one of the weirdest exhibits I have seen in a while (not surprising since she spent the later part of her life in a Mental Hospital) and I would definitely recommend it. Anyways I remember I was in this particular room which was filled from floor to ceiling with some of her later work; vibrant canvases with really cool illustrations. And the first thing that came to my mind was  Wow these would make awesome nail designs. Okay so fast forward to yesterday, I read an article about how Boom Nails (http://boomnails.blogspot.co.uk/) artist Emma Zetner was doing nails inspired by Kusama at the Tate Modern for free on the 24th of March. So anyways I was like holy crapp how did I miss this! So I was looking through some of her amazing designs and basically my inspiration for these was from some of the monochromatic tribal designs. I used No. 7 Totally Teal from my buy yesterday which is an amazing color. I wish I had taken a picture before I put the gold on because the Teal is so smooth and is super shiny without a topcoat. It's also pretty thick color so I only needed two coats and could maybe even have done one. I used Barry M Gold Foil to freehand the tribal designs, the good thing about this polish is that it is also pretty thick so you don't have to go over the design more 
Here is close up of the index finger. Since I loved this manicure so much I just couldn't resist taking more pictures.
Enjoy!
 


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    Helloo nail heads!
    Let me just start by saying I am by no means a lacquerista goddess....I am merely a graphic university student who has acquired a recent obsession with all things nails. 
    It all started with a couple bottles of nail polish and has blossomed into a collection of polishes, nail brushes, dotting tools, and stamping supplies. 
    So after a while browsing various nail sites, and discovering how many other people shared my passion I decided to start up this nail blog to keep track of my ever-changing nails. 

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