Van Gogh's Starry Night

Thursday, May 13, 2010
Hi dear reader!

You probably know that the Netherlands is famous for the legalization of softdrugs, the red light district, tulips, wooden shoes and windmills. But there are also some truly great artists coming from the Netherlands. Think of Mondriaan, Rembrandt, Rietveld and van Gogh.

I've used one of my favourite paintings of van Gogh for the nail art I'm showing you today!

De Sterrennacht (Starry Night)

Here is my version:

Sterrennacht Van Gogh Starry Night Nail Art Design

Sterrennacht Van Gogh Starry Night Nail Art Design

Sterrennacht Van Gogh Starry Night Nail Art Design

I've used American Apparel's Passport Blue as my base colour. Glided on perfectly, it was a two coater. The colours I've used for the blue accents in the sky are OPI's Suzi Says Feng Shui, Ciaté Power Dressing and MAC's Blue India. I've mixed them up with China Glaze's White Out to create a little more depth in the art. The tower is China Glaze's Liquid Leather and the moon and stars are created with Orly's Lemonade.

I've used one paint brush for this and blurred out a few bits with polish remover. Using remover makes the stars get a little bit of a glare around them. Other than that it was just mixing it all and trying to see how it ended but I'm pretty happy with the result!

What is your favourite painting?
Have a nice day!
Michelle

26 comments:

Arianna said...

Omg you're an artist! *_* I love Van Gogh' Sunflowers and Klimt's Kiss...Gorgeous mani!

xx

Eva! said...

like it a lot!

yardsticks4lunatics said...

To die for!!!!

:B
~Tiffani

ange-marie said...

oh my freaking god that is amazing

Xibalba said...

Wat onwijs knap en mooi gedaan zeg!
Ik houd wel van Gustav Klimt.

Lillian said...

That's amazing!

Marielle said...

Wauw! Knap gedaan

amusedPolish said...

wow, stunning

c.lette said...

thats not to bad

Michèle said...

Je bent echt een artiest! Bob Ross is er niks bij, volgende keer wil ik je handtekening ;-D

Nee ff serieus, echt heel vet gedaan!!

Michelle said...

Thanks! The Sunflowers are also very great!

Michelle said...

Thank you!

Michelle said...

Thanks :)

Michelle said...

Thanks Ange!

Michelle said...

Dankjewel :)

Michelle said...

Thanks!

Michelle said...

Bedankt! :)

Michelle said...

Thank you!

Michelle said...

Thanks!

Michelle said...

Ik heb les gehad van Bobje, wist je dat niet??? :P

Rebecca said...

Great post! I love this painting too. My favourite is basically anything by Caravaggio.

Prinses Prikbordje said...

Whoa! That is amazing! *super impressed*

lilynail said...

you're so talented !!

Michelle said...

Thanks!

Michelle said...

Thanks :)

Michelle said...

Thank you!

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