And as an extra bonus, I made a tutorial for this manicure! Complete with my (now signature) homemade Photoshop graphics and all! I hope you like this, and, as always, if you follow this tutorial, make sure you come back and show me, or post it to the CN Facebook page!
What you will need:
- Base and topcoat of your choice (CND Stickey and Poshe)
- A polish for your base color - I suggest green as it mimics grass (Sally Hansen Going Green)
- Polishes in white (China Glaze White On White), black (China Glaze Liquid Leather), pink (OPI Sparrow Me the Drama), and gray (Ulta Smoke Screen)
- A small nail art brush
- A dotting tool with a large and small end, or other items to create dots (toothpick, end of a bobby pin, etc)
- Paint your nails with your base coat of choice. Let dry, and add your "grass" color to your nails. Let dry.
- Dot a few drops of your black polish on to a piece of wax paper. Using your nail art brush, pick up some of the black and paint on your sheepie's legs.
- Place some white polish on a new section of your wax paper workspace. With the large end of your dotting tool, pick up some of the white polish and place large dots overlapping in a circular form. This will form the outside of your sheep, so you can make the "curls" tighter or looser as you see fit.
- Fill in the white circle with more white polish. I just used the same end of my dotting tool to do this.
- Using the small end of your dotting tool, add two small black eyes to the center of your white fluffy sheep body. You may have to add a few more drops of black to your wax paper workspace, as the black you used for the legs has probably dried by now.
- Place some of your pink polish on your wax paper, and using your small nail art brush, add the nose markings to your sheep. I made a very wide "V" shape first and then drew the line straight downward from the middle of the "V" second. When you are finished, clean off your nail art brush as we will be using it for the gray in the next step.
- Place some of your gray polish on your wax paper. Using your small nail art brush, paint on some gray ears next to (and just a touch above) the eye dots you made.
- Let your nails dry for a bit to prevent topcoat smearing. Clean up your cuticles at this time if necessary, then top with your favorite topcoat and you're done!