It had been a while since I had done any Cartoon Nail Art and I really wanted to do another design. I couldn’t decide what to do, though. As a child, one of my husband’s favorite cartoons was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It still is, really. Who couldn’t love those crazy, pizza-scarfing, butt-kicking reptiles? I thought those guys would make a perfect Cartoon Nail Art design.
I used High Line Green for the turtles’ faces and Art Club Black and White for the details. The rest of the colors are custom shades that I mixed. The inspirations are the main characters; Leonardo (middle finger), Michelangelo (pinky), Donatello (ring finger), and Raphael (index finger). On my thumb I did a polka dot “pepperoni pizza” design. After smoothing everything over and speeding up the drying using Seche Vite, I mattified it with Matte Magic to really make it look cartoon-y!
This was so fun to do. I remember watching this cartoon as a kid. Nail art inspired by cartoons from our childhoods is so much fun and brings back so many memories!