I started off with 2 coats of Models own Grey Day- I love this colour (I don't know what it is, but I really love grey polish... I'd quite like a really pale grey shade, any suggestions?)
I added cloud shapes along the tips of my nails, using a large dotting tool with Barry M Grey. Then I added little raindrop shapes using a very small dotting tool (in order to get the shape less circular and more drop shaped I dragged the dots upwards a little each time- I got slowly better at it)
|Models Own Grey Day, Barry M Grey, e.l.f. Metal Madness and Light Red|
|Cute umbrella stamp from the m22 plate|
As usual, I couldn't decide which pictures to add.. so here's a few:
I wanted to see what it looked like mattified (I can never just leave my nails alone can I...) and I rather like it- it gives a better 'dull English weather' look, whilst the glitter from Metal Madness still shines through so my nails aren't totally flat looking.
Well I don't think it's my best work to date, it's definitely on the scruffier side... but I learned a lot (which is what I wanted from this challenge!) about dotting on cloud shapes (some of my early attempts were NOT good...) and I really love the overall effect :)
What colours are you inspired by?