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Tutorial: Doctor Who Nail Art - The Cute Silence by KayleighOC Tutorial: Doctor Who Nail Art - The Cute Silence by KayleighOC
The Silence have been one of the creepiest Doctor Who villains yet! So, I’ve created a cute version of a Silent for everyone to try. Aww, how could he possibly be evil?..

The tutorial is very easy to follow and should leave you with a perfect little Silent to show off on your nails. Here we go…

What you’ll need:

4 shades of nail polish (black, brown, white and cream)
a thin paintbrush or toothpick
a nail file

1 – Paint a pale, cream colour on your thumbnail and wait for it to dry (a nail filed into a rounded edge will work best for this part).

2 – Use a darker, brown shade to paint two curved slices at the tip of your nail, creating the face shape. Here the brush that comes with the polish will work okay.

3 – The same brown polish is used to paint two circles where the eyes should go. Again, you can use the polish’s brush, or you might choose to use a thinner brush of your own, a large ‘dotting tool’ or a toothpick - in order to be more precise.

4 – Once the brown circles are dry, blob two smaller, black circles inside them (nearer to the top works well) to give the eyes more detail.

5 – Paint four vertical lines where the mouth should be with the same brown polish as before. It is probably best to use a thin paintbrush or a toothpick for this step as it is quite delicate.

6 – Moving on to the ring finger, use a white polish to paint your whole nail and wait for it to dry.

7 – The only other polish you’ll need for this nail is black, and the first step is to paint a small triangle in the centre of the tip of your nail to create the knot of a tie.

8 – Paint a line straight down your nail from the middle of the triangle to finish the tie.

9 – Starting from the middle of the tie, paint upwards towards the corner of your nail to add one side of the suit.

10 – Do the same with the other side to finish your nail – now it should look like a little suit and tie!

Your thumb and ring finger should now match up to create the full villain! I painted the rest of my nails black but any colour would look cute. Or, you could use a thin brush or a toothpick to paint the sinister tally markings on your free nails, it’s up to you! Also, a clear top coat will make the nails look great and keep the design a bit safer from chipping (but wait for all parts to be completely dry before applying it).

This is the first tutorial I have ever made so I really hope that it was fun and helpful, and that everyone gives it a try.

These are meant to be a simpler version of these nails [link] (which look much creepier) :) x
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xSweetSoSweet Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
trollwaffle Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist
awesome :D
ArtStar336 Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is so cute! I always try different designs on my nails so I may try this one. It's a great way to have a cute manicure with a Whovian flare. :D
moonchildmiranda Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Silence! I keel you!

Definitely going to try this. n_n
NagaOne-Chan Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Like this serie :)
Monzika85 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Could you tell me the colours you used?
sambestiary Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Cute! Very good!
EscapeTheStars Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
seeingsasha Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
Eh, apparently I have favouried this too... gah what am I doing here?
Mossgirl112 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
hahaha these are awesome! :D
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