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Posted on June 04, 2013
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This is a fun easy colorful skull design for summer!

Step-by-Step Nail Art Tutorial

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choose your colors...I am using Julep nail colors.

choose your colors...I am using Julep nail colors.  

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You could make muilti-color stripes with acrylic paint but only after your two coats of polish color is dry. * note: nail polish clean up with acetone only. Acrylic paint clean up with water.

You could make muilti-color stripes with acrylic paint but only after your two coats of polish color is dry. * note: nail polish clean up with acetone only. Acrylic paint clean up with water.  

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Tools needed: large dot tool [sanded end of a chop stick....You can use this to 'dot' in the skull shape if you did not want to use the brush]; a very small dot tool or tooth pick...to dot in eyes; a very fine art brush [brush # is shown in lower photo] to use if you do not have a striper polish.

Tools needed: large dot tool [sanded end of a chop stick....You can use this to 'dot' in the skull shape if you did not want to use the brush]; a very small dot tool or tooth pick...to dot in eyes; a very fine art brush [brush # is shown in lower photo] to use if you do not have a striper polish.  

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After your 2 coats of nail polish color is dry stripe your nails with either a striping polish or use a fine brush to make polish or acrylic stripes.

After your 2 coats of nail polish color is dry stripe your nails with either a striping polish or use a fine brush to make polish or acrylic stripes.  

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Do this on all your nails. You can alternate with black and white stripes too. [other colors your choice]

Do this on all your nails. You can alternate with black and white stripes too. [other colors your choice]  

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After your stripes are done, make a Head or Skull shape in the middle of your nail. Use your large dotter or paint brush.

After your stripes are done, make a Head or Skull shape in the middle of your nail. Use your large dotter or paint brush.  

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...and do these on all your nails.

...and do these on all your nails.  

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Now is the time to paint on the skulls or ghoulish/zombie heads. You could use a light green color if you wanted to make zombie heads.

Now is the time to paint on the skulls or ghoulish/zombie heads. You could use a light green color if you wanted to make zombie heads.  

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Use your dotting tool to place in eyes and eye accents. Top coat and you are done!

Use your dotting tool to place in eyes and eye accents. Top coat and you are done!  

 
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