OPI Gradient Fun

12 Apr

These three polishes are super sheer.  I had an idea to layer them over one another to see how the colors changed.  The polishes I used were OPI Calendar Girl (pink), Sea Ya Later Sailor (blue) and Sit Under the Apple Tree (green).

I tried to make each nail different, by doing the colors in different orders.  I love the green over the pink-ish because it makes a a really warm orange.  Then the blue over the pink/red makes a slight purple.

My ring finger is my favorite.  It’s got a bit of a ROY G BV gradient going on.  I’ve got a couple other ideas for layering experiments with these polishes.  Hopefully I’ll get around to them sooner or later.

11 Responses to “OPI Gradient Fun”

  1. MariJo April 12, 2012 at 6:39 am #

    I’ve never seen something like this before. Love the colors.

    • TopCoatIt April 12, 2012 at 9:24 am #

      Thanks MariJo. It makes me think of rainbow sherbet every time I look at it.

  2. Kimly April 12, 2012 at 8:30 am #

    Love it!

  3. everysensory April 12, 2012 at 12:45 pm #

    Tie-dyed nails! Gorgeous! 😀

    • TopCoatIt April 14, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

      Thanks Kimly and everysensory!

  4. jackie April 12, 2012 at 7:13 pm #

    Pretty, I love the way you changed up the order of the colors!

    • TopCoatIt April 14, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

      Thanks Jackie! I wanted to show the different colors that were created when they were layered differently.

  5. Dinosquarerobot April 14, 2012 at 1:34 pm #

    Reblogged this on DINOSQUAREROBOT and commented:
    This is such a nice color combo! I think I’ll have to try this out soon 🙂

    • TopCoatIt April 14, 2012 at 11:43 pm #

      Hey thanks Dinosquarerobot! I appreciate the reblog and kind words!

  6. Polishy of Truth April 17, 2012 at 1:16 pm #

    I love this!!! So different and pretty. 🙂 Would love to see a step-by-step of how you achieved this. When I have tried layering and gradient type things in the past they never seem to turn out right!

    • TopCoatIt April 17, 2012 at 2:27 pm #

      Thanks! I’ll see what I can do about a step by step tutorial for you. 🙂

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