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Batman - Gotham City Nail Art
Gotham City stamped nails with the bat signal in the sky.

Posted by Lacquered Lawyer from Shingle Springs, California, United States • Published See Lacquered Lawyer's 53 projects »
  • Step 1

    Before you start, use a razor to cut a thin slice of the fimo cane. The thinner the better because then it won't stick out as much, and it will bend better to the curve of the nail.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Gotham - Step 2
    Step 2

    Apply a blue base coat. You want the blue dark enough to look like a nighttime comic book scene, but not so dark that you can't see the black stamping.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Gotham - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use the reverse stamping method to stamp the city scene (BM-414) in black, and use a dotting tool and white polish to fill in the windows of the skyscrapers. Depending on how many stampers you have, this is what takes the most time since you have to let the image dry completely on the stamper.

  • Step 4

    Glue the fimo slice onto the middle finger.

  • How to paint a nail painting. Gotham - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use a nail art brush and white polish to create the light stream between the fimo slice, aka the bat signal, and the point of origin.

  • Step 6

    Seal everything with top coat.

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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
These are amazing!
Lacquered Lawyer
Lacquered Lawyer · Shingle Springs, California, US · 69 projects
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