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FingerFood’s Theme Weeks: Abstract: Using Revlon Polishes

I didn’t know where to start for the abstract theme for this week’s FingerFood’s Theme Weeks challenge.

So I did what I always do when faced with something I’m not sure about … I Googled!

I looked up abstract art and found a nice abstract painting to use as my inspiration. I was going to try to copy it using the distressed technique (see Chalkboard Nails’ distressed tutorial). I started off with a coat of white and then barely scraped the polish on.

I chose a random assortment of Revlon creme polishes: Revlon Red (red), Royal (royal blue), Plum Night (purple), Sweet Tart (pink), Bewitching (plum), Dreamer (pale blue) and Electric (yellow). I got it wrong with the yellow though; it’s not a creme but a shimmer polish.

But after just one nail, I didn’t like the look.  It didn’t look anything like my inspiration picture and I just hated it.

So then I loaded the brushes more and painted on randomly. I think it’s a bit like Elmer the elephant now. I’m still not entirely sure I like it – but it’s abstract, that’s for sure!

Abstract Revlon Multi-Coloured Elmer manicure
Abstract manciure using Revlon polishes: Royal, Dreamer, Electric, Plum Night, Sweet Tart, Revlon Red, Bewitching
FingerFood's Theme Weeks

Here are the manicures from everyone else that is participating:

 

For this manicure I’ve used:
  • Base: one two coat of Sinful Colors Snow Me White
  • Colours: Revlon polishes in: Revlon Red, Royal, Electric, Dreamer, Plum Night, Bewitching, Sweet Tart
  • Top coat: Glisten & Glow HK Girl

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Comments

Lacqueerisa
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Soo pretty! I love the effect and it looks like freestyle colour blocking XD (blotting?) Anyway, its a really neat outcome. Great job, and I’m loving all the colours! ♥

Sam @ FingerFood
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I love the ordered chaos of these! I knew Abstract week was going to be my favourite 😀

anita @stylethosenails
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I like it really. Honestly it’s different from distressed one but you have evolved your own technique which gave your manicure a unique look 🙂 I followed you on your social sites, hope you will check back 🙂

Claire Kerr
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Of course – I am always looking for nails bloggers to follow and always aim to follow anyone who comments on my blog 🙂

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