Monday, November 21, 2011

PIG POWER

I entered this manicure in the OPI Mani Madness Contest for the Miss Piggy theme. I used a cool poster that I had on my bedroom wall when I was younger as the inspiriation. Sadly, I was not successful in winning the contest. But I will be entering the contest again this week with the Fozzie the Bear theme. I cannot post images of my Fozzie  manicure until after the voting is over as per the rules of the contest, but I would love it if you would check out the contest and vote for me.

I used a lovely purple polish (Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Urgent Orchid) for the background and did all of the rest of the artwork with acrylic paints. 

Here is the poster that hung on my bedroom door when I was an early teen. I kept it there for years because I loved it so! I found this image online here: http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Muppet_posters

Here is the beginning of Piggy. I had the most difficulty with shading. 

Here's Piggy pretty much done. She's so fierce looking! Hiyyyyyaah!

I added her purple silk gloved hand in a karate chop move. The white accent around the glove gives it fun motion and drama. 

Thanks for checking this out, and be sure to vote on my Fozzie the Bear manicure this week.

24 comments:

  1. omg! this is so very cute! I like it a lot! :)

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  2. I can't believe you didnt win, this is such a good entry!

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  3. I voted for yours without knowing it was you lol

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  4. Thank you so much Selene and Theia! I will be bugging you all to vote for me this week, ha ha!

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  5. That's so funny Shopping Addict! I really appreciate that.

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  6. I didn't win either. :( my Miss Piggy wasn't very good though. Lol. And I recognized your nails more than your name! The rules just say you can't publish the pictures, but we can still post a link while voting is underway, right?

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  7. Hi Leslie! You definitely can post the link but you can't post the picture. Good luck with your Fozzie mani.

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  8. how long did this take you?! i love the shading, great work michelle!

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  9. It looks amazing! So well done!

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  10. I can't wait to see what you do for Fozzie.
    I left you an award on my blog: http://polishednotputtogether.blogspot.com/2011/11/versatile-blogger-award.html

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  11. Thanks Linda! It took me about 2 hours to do.

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  12. Oh thank you Daily Crumpet! That's very nice!

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  13. Ha! Thanks Shally! Check out my Fozzie manicure by clicking here: http://apps.facebook.com/muppets_mani_madness/contests/173957/voteable_entries/37186187?order=recency

    And thanks for the award!!

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  14. I've been voting for you, even though I've also been entering! You are sure to win this week!

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  15. Thanks so much Melissa! That's really kind of you!

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  16. OMG... no words! seriously talented!

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