I have the artistic talent of a thumbless marsupial and a complete inability to function with long nails. My perpetual manicure-less state makes me look upon people who create amazing nail art with a certain degree of awe. I mean, I can barely apply a coat of nude polish neatly, much less create a work of art on a canvas the size of a nail bed.
Here are some of my favorite bookish nail art tutorials from around the web. If you’re anything like me, you’ll probably end up with an unidentifiable blob of polish on your nails…but, hey, at least you tried.
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1. Spooky Harry Potter Nails
I thought about saving the best for last but I can’t wait that long. This nail art has everything: dementors, glow in the dark nail polish, insanely detailed brush strokes.Manicure Inspiration: 10 Amazing Bookish Nail Art TutorialsClick To Tweet
2. Comic Book Nail Art
These comic book action bubble nails are infinitely more achievable than the aforementioned Harry Potter nails, which is to say that if you are somewhat artistically inclined, you might actually be able to pull this off.