Synopses & Reviews
Glitter, jewels, and 3D effects: thereand#39;s no limit to the magic you can make when you NAIL IT! Beginning with the basics, celebrity nail stylist Sophie Harris-Greenslade covers everything from creating a flat base and working with color and pattern to using stencils, wraps, and stick-ons, and mastering more complicated techniques. One hundred stunning designs, all illustrated in striking close-ups, include Diva, Pop Art, Rock Star, Dark Side, and the runway-ready Haute Coat.
Nail art isn't just the hottest fashion trend around; it's a cool way to make a personal statement and create a little extra pizzazz for a special occasion. From stripes, chevrons, and flowers to glitter and gemstones, this fun sourcebook offers hundreds of great designs to copy or have professionally done. A step-by-step introduction covers all the basic techniques and tools for adding adornments, stenciling, stamping, and three-dimensional work.and#160;
About the Author
Sophie Harris-Greenslade, aka The Illustrated Nail, is a hugely sought-after nail professional with a host of celebrity clients, such as Rihanna, M.I.A., Rita Ora, Cate Blanchett, and Nicole Scherzinger. She has worked on runway shows for designers such as Matthew Williamson, Mark Fast, and PPQ; on projects with OPI, Nails Inc., and Christian Dior; and on editorial shoots for Tatler, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, W, Elle, Harperandrsquo;s Bazaar, i-D, Stylist, and Teen Vogue. Her multilayered, beautifully executed design inspired andldquo;Nail Philiaandrdquo; in London, the worldandrsquo;s first nail art exhibition. Her blog (theillustratednail.tumblr.com), where she shares her designs, has quickly built up a worldwide following of over 400,000, placing her at the forefront of Londonandrsquo;s bespoke nail art scene. Sophie is also a regular columnist for the professional nail magazine, Scratch.