Acrylic paints for drawing appeared on the market not so long ago, but very quickly became popular. It is possible to work with such paints practically on the most different surfaces - paper, ceramics, glass, wood, concrete, leather and, of course, nails.
Acrylic paints give juicy and bright colors. They dissolve easily in water, mix quickly and dry well.. The design of the nails obtained with the help of these paints is UV resistant and very water resistant.
There are quite a few Acrylic nail art.
Nails drawings with acrylic paints: oil technique
In undiluted consistency, acrylic paints are very similar to oil paints.Like oil, acrylic well preserves the effect created by the brush, which makes it possible to significantly diversify the texture of the drawings you apply.
Drawings on nails with acrylic in pasty technique
For technology, very similar to oil painting, you can use and pasty acrylic paints (differently, they are called 3D paints). They have a distinctive feature when applied to form volumetric strokes, and they also easily retain the shape that your brush can give them.
When applying pasty (from Italian. Pastoso - which means dough) technology Acrylic paint should be applied to the nail without diluting. Brush dense non-translucent strokes. Drying up, such paint will become very similar to gouache, but over time (unlike the familiar gouache), it will not crack and will not lose its bright color.
Nail design with acrylic paints: watercolor technique
If you add a little cold water to the acrylic paint, you can get a similarity with transparent watercolor. However, unlike watercolor, after drying, acrylic paints do not wash off with water. Thanks to this, the subsequent layers can be applied without spoiling the previous ones.
For all its similarity, the technique of drawing with diluted acrylic paints is still easy to distinguish from working with watercolor. This is due to the fact that acrylic dries much faster. Watercolor "wet" method of applying paint does not allow to get the same effect.
Drawings on nails with acrylic paints: sliding technique
Very difficult in the performance of the drawing technique on the nails associated withby mixing acrylic paints and structural gel. When mixed and then applied, the paint will turn whitish. But when dried, the gel becomes transparent and shows the real color of the paint.
The effect of mixing is impressive - paints get very juicy look. To work in the technique of sliding, you need experience, only with time you can learn to well calculate the change in color of the paint after it has completely dried.
Technique acrylic paint on nails
An unusual effect is achieved by performing nail design with acrylic paints using a glaze technique. This method was well demonstrated by da Vinci - the gentlest light and shadow of the picture of the well-known Mona Lisa was created with the thinnest glazes. In this technique other famous artists loved to work. And although the technique of glazing was invented just for painting with oil, it is widely used when drawing with acrylic paints.
Acceptance of glazing is the application of a thin, almost transparent layer of paint.. Each subsequent layer should be applied only after the previous one has dried well. It will take a lot of patience and time to master the glaze. In this case, the master should be all right with the imagination, he must be very well in mind to imagine the whole future design.
Nails drawings with acrylic paints: general recommendations
- Paint nails acrylic can be different brushes: both synthetic, and from natural pile. But the former are considered more appropriate. During work, keep unused brushes in water, otherwise the paint on them will dry quickly - and then you throw them away.
- To start working with acrylic, purchase only several main colors, it will be enough 6. By mixing them you will achieve any shades you need.
- Acquire acrylic paints for nails of one manufacturer, so that when mixing you get the best result.
- Before starting to learn the techniques of drawing acrylic on nails, practice First, on a regular sheet of paper - experiment with shades, find out the correlation. Draw a 6 on 6 strips of chessboard on a white sheet (if you have 6 colors) with squares of 1 on 1 cm. Paint each strip in a separate color - first horizontally, then vertically. So you get 36 different colors. Having done all these simple things on the sheet, begin to create an acrylic design on your nails.
Drawings on nails with acrylic paints: photo
For even more useful information on nail art, see the article Painted nails with acrylic paints and Light nail art in stages for beginners.
Anyone can learn to paint on nails with acrylic paints, even one who does not have any art painting skills. Try it and you will definitely enjoy this fascinating activity - to create your own masterpieces and get the best reviews for it.