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As an artist, you know that 1 + 1 doesnt always equal 2. Sometimes, it equals something even greater. Weve asked several nail artists to combine the most are even easier than grade-school math. basic nail art strokes with a little bit of creative addition to create designs that

THE BASIC

strokes strokes
leaf stroke ribbon stroke

comma stroke

scrolling

spiral

wave

S stroke

ric-rac

stylus dots

122 NAILS January 2007

Courtesy of Sue Schultes, Great Lengths, Bridgewater, N.J.

asian flower asian flower

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stylus dots

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4 small ric-racs
Nail by Caradee Fisher

3 leaf strokes

6 comma strokes

Nail by Caradee Fisher, Salon Progressions and Day Spa, Wichita, Kan.

argylesock argyle sock


3 large ric-racs

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stylus dots

galaxy galaxy
stippling

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Nail by Jasmine Iskandar, The Ultimate Spa + Salon, Madison, Wis.

musicalencore musical encore

spiral

teardrop

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stylus dots

5 teardrops

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Nail by Jennifer Shepard, The Ultimate Spa + Salon, Madison, Wis.

rose buds rose buds

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4 small leaf strokes comma stroke

5 large leaf strokes

Nail by Theresa Lawrence, The Ultimate Spa + Salon, Madison, Wis.

funky, funky funky, funky

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scrolling

stippling

4 ric-racs

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teardrop

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spiral stylus dots
Nail by Theresa Lawrence

124 NAILS January 2007

half and half half and half


6 comma strokes

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stylus dots

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Nail by Connie Kubitz, The Ultimate Spa + Salon, Madison, Wis.

squiggly squiggly
5 ribbon strokes

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3 stipplings

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Nail by Connie Kubitz

celebration celebration

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15 stylus dots 2 stipplings

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2 spirals

12 comma strokes

Nail by Becky L. Waring, The Ultimate Spa + Salon, Madison, Wis.

tree time tree time


4 comma strokes

3 teardrops
Nail by Becky L. Waring

abstract art abstract art

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2 waves stylus dots

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stylus dots
Nail by Michelle Sproat

2 comma strokes

Nail by Michelle Sproat, Inspirations, Kingsville, Ontario, Canada

paisleys paisleys
10 comma

126 NAILS January 2007

yellow ribbons of hope yellow ribbons of hope

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ribbon stroke ribbon stroke

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Nail by Billy Larson, That Nail Place, Glendale, Ariz.

fireworks spectacular fireworks spectacular

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Nail by Sue Schultes

24 comma strokes

stylus dots

flower flower

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6 leaf strokes

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Nail by Sue Schultes

11 comma strokes

black hole black hole


2 spirals

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stylus dots

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Nail by Heather Reynosa, Palisade, Colo.

stylin withstylus dots stylin with stylus dots

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stylus dots

C stroke (at free edge)

Nail by Heather Reynosa


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