Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Digit-al Dozen Does: Art - Klimt Tree of Life

Today's inspiration comes from this beautiful painting by Klimt:


I decided to focus on the scroll work in the painting.

I started with 2 coats of Essie Sand Tropez, which was a little darker than I wanted.  I also added 1 coat of HK Girl, to make the next step easier.


To add the scroll work, I used a Sephora by OPI Nail Design Pen in gold.  I actually picked up 4 of these at TJ Maxx for $3.99 each, fab deal!


The pen was actually very easy to use and I am so glad I picked them up!  I was worried that they would be crappy, but I was pleasantly surprised!
I think adding the top coat helped because the polish wasn't tacky.




I am going to have so much fun with these pens!


12 comments:

  1. Super pretty, and it really looks like you used a stamp, you drew on the swirls so perfectly!

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  2. Gorgeous! The swirls look so clean and perfect!

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  3. Gorgeous!
    The swirls almost look like you've stamped them!

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  4. Those pens sound like great toys! :)

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  5. So perfect! I'm jealous because I have yet to find a nail art pen that works for me. :)

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  6. Lovely - I would so wear these - love the gold on the nude. Great job!

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