Photographic – Armed Forces
To be POSTED and reach us by the latest 2 weeks before the Nail Games - Friday 4th September.
Please note, we cannot send photos back unless pre-paid for return. Photos must be collected in person after the awards, or arrange your own collection.
To produce a photographic image following the theme “Armed Forces”.
All nails should be French or full colour, EXCEPT… on both hands, the ring finger & middle finger should have accent nail art that compliments the theme.
To confirm, 6 nails French, or full colour.
Colour can be either gel, paint, gel polish or acrylic.
2 nails on each hand, ring & middle must have accent nail art to compliment the theme.
The nails can be any shape and any length, again complimenting the theme and style of the photo image.
French can be french pink & white OR pink & colour.
We must see a french smile line on the 6 non art nails, so imagine french white tip, or french blue tip, green tip for example.
Any shape or length.
NO french fades/ombres/babyboomer/colour gradients on the tip.
No art whatsoever on these 6 nails, save that for your accent nails!
Entries that do not follow this rule will be considerably marked down.
The accent nails can be created using any nail art medium, such as acrylic paints, gel paints, acrylic colours, 3D designs with acrylic or gel, one stroke, aquarelle,stamping etc, anything goes.
All nail art should be created by hand and shown in step by steps.
A step by step brief manual should be included with the photographic entry to confirm authenticity.
( we cannot accept this in form of a USB unfortunately, a scrapbook style step by step must be presented with your photo )
No white tips allowed.
The photo should be taken in A4 portrait as if on a magazine cover, not in landscape.
You can edit the photo with adjustments to lighting / eye colour etc but please no over adjustments or editing to the nails themselves, we want to see your raw work.
You must collect your Photograph / frame on the day of the competition or arrange shipping at an additional cost, we can not be held laible for any damage in transit. This category , along with Boxed Art willl be judged across both days and winners will be announced at Mondays awards ceremony.
Please be mindful of trademarks & copyright, be ORIGINAL ! :)