Back to School Pencil Nail Art




Introduction: Back to School Pencil Nail Art

About: I am a nail artist and nail art enthusiast running a nail art blog called Look At Her Nails. I also like to draw and I have a great deal of fun finding things that I like and then figuring out how to make th...

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!



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    14 Discussions

    love the idea going to use it when I go back to school on the 5th

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

    My nails are too short ? oh well

    That is Awesome

    look so nice and creative...


    4 years ago


    These are so cute!! Love 'em!

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

    this is adorable! perfect for back to school :)