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I'm here to show you how paint some sweet Pikachu nails. Woo-hoo.
I find it quite difficult to paint my nails neatly with just one colour so I’m going to be using fake nails for this.

Posted by Hello Sweet Taco from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • Published See Hello Sweet Taco's 21 projects »
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  • How to paint a character nail. How To: Pikachu Nail Art - Step 1
    Step 1

    If using fake nails chose the sizes which best fit your natural nails.
    Paint nails yellow, I used the nail polish brush so I wouldn’t have to wash mine.
    Let dry and then paint another layer of yellow.

  • How to paint a character nail. How To: Pikachu Nail Art - Step 2
    Step 2

    Using your paint brush paint 1 black circle on each nail next to the middle nail, paint the circles more towards the top of the nail. You may want to do two coats so the yellow doesn’t show through.
    On the middle nail paint a small upside-down triangle and then below it a thin stretched 'w' shape and a 'v' connected below it. This is for the mouth.

  • How to paint a character nail. How To: Pikachu Nail Art - Step 3
    Step 3

    Wash your paint brush. (I’m using Odourless solvent, it doesn’t smell and it will clean the nail polish out of the brush really well. You can use nail polish remover but it can dry out the brush. If you are going to use nail polish remover, put some on a makeup remover pad and swivel your brush around. Let it dry and then repeat the process.)

    I put some solvent in the lid of the bottle and dipped my brush in, then I swivelled it around which made the nail polish come loose from the brush, after doing that a few times I rinsed my brush under warm water.

    Using your paint brush paint 1 red circle in the middle of your thumb nail and small nail, two-three coats is best. Make sure the black is dry and fill in the 'v' you painted on the middle nail with red also.

  • How to paint a character nail. How To: Pikachu Nail Art - Step 4
    Step 4

    Wash your paint brush again.
    Use your paint brush to paint two small white dots on the inside of your black circles. Paint them toward the top right.

  • How to paint a character nail. How To: Pikachu Nail Art - Step 5
    Step 5

    Wash your paint brush one last time.
    Once all the nail polish is dry coat with a clear nail polish, this will protect your nails from chips and make your design last longer. Wait for it to dry.
    If you are using fake nails stick them on top of your real nails.

  • How to paint a character nail. How To: Pikachu Nail Art - Step 6
    Step 6

    You’re done!

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CO + K User

these are so fun!
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