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A Psychedelic Twist

I combined two of my favorite hobbies - lomography and nail art - to recycle my ruined instant photos in a creative way.

Water marbling is a technique I often apply when doing my nails. It consists of filling a small cup with water, and dropping different colours of nail polish into the cup in concentric rings. The next step is to swirl the nail polish using a tooth pick. And finally, you dip the object (in this case some ruined instant mini photos) into the swirl.

written by mafiosa

10 comments

  1. kingnate

    kingnate

    Whoa ok as a guy I know nothing about this, but can you do this to your nails? that is insane

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  2. natalieerachel

    natalieerachel

    Can it be any type of nail polish? Or does it have to be a special type? :O

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  3. domo-guy

    domo-guy

    Omg I so wanna try this! But can you use colour paints instead? O.o

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  4. dashu

    dashu

    wow awesome o__O!

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  5. sidsel

    sidsel

    That's an interesting idea! Love the results!

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  6. brittany

    brittany

    ahaha I did my nails using this technique just tonight! haha..

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  7. mrmostarr

    mrmostarr

    well! if it wasn't weird for a guy to go by nail polish i'd do it ^^!
    heck i'll make the sacrifice and try this, it's too awesome!

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  8. mariskaviska

    mariskaviska

    amazing idea

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  9. af-capture

    af-capture

    amazing colors!!!

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  10. wuxiong

    wuxiong

    wow, another great idea about reuse the waste instants....^..^ I don't know about nails coloring, but did you try paint with a brush on the instants film? great great ...

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