Saturday, February 18, 2012

Week 7: Chinese Characters (Sort Of)

T-minust 47 minutes until "next week." So this week was my terribly botched attempt at chinese characters. I googled and tried to recreate the symbols for luck, strength, happiness, courage, spirit, peace, beauty, patience, love, and family. For my base coat I used a red crackle polish-which I don't think I like much- and then used gold to paint the characters on top. I was hoping that the crackle would give the design a distressed look but from far away my nails just look red and up close they look bloody. I really hope that the characters are at least mutilated enough that they don't say anything offensive. Perhaps things will work out better next week. 

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