Introduction: Back to School Pencil Nail Art

Going back to school can be a drag, but it doesn't have to be! What better way to go back to school in style than with awesome nail art!

Step 1: Classic Yellow

First, paint your nail with a light yellow color.

Step 2: Shading

Next, using a darker yellow (I used a Migi Nail art pen in classic yellow), paint two stripes down the nail. I took my lines a little farther than I should. You will want to stop the lines where the silver horizontal line will start. This prevents the lines from creating a weird bump when you paint over it later.

* for a slightly more advanced illusion, fill in the left and right sides with your darker yellow. This will give it a more authentic/realistic look.

Step 3: The Eraser

Paint the tip of your nail with a dusty pink color. You can make the eraser as big or small as you want - it really just depends on what you want to create. And don't worry about it if your line is a bit jagged. You can cover it in the next step.

Step 4: The Metal

Lastly, use a silver polish to create the metal ring on the pencil. Here you can cover up your edge of the pink polish if you need to.

Finish it off with a clear coat and you're ready to study in style!

Comments

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RandomlyN (author)2016-03-07

this is awesome! great for back 2 school - or from any holidays (I used it for when I came back from winter holidays)

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perzoejackson (author)2015-11-08

awsome

--Peace&Love-- Zoe

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MarisaMoon (author)2014-08-24

Great! Thanks

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Minmin4225 (author)2014-08-15

My nails are too short ? oh well

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cat1986 (author)2014-08-14

That is Awesome

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BerryCraftyFox (author)2014-08-11

so cute!

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BLR_RAVI (author)2014-08-11

look so nice and creative...

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lvhui (author)2014-08-11

适合小朋友哦

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105415 (author)2014-08-11

Cute

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Abigail02 (author)2014-08-11

These are so cute!! Love 'em!

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Kiteman (author)2014-08-11

This is clever, but unfortunately most UK schools will make you take it off as soon as you get to school...

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watchmeflyy (author)2014-08-10

Cute!

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nerfbianx (author)2014-08-09

this is adorable! perfect for back to school :)

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