1. Coat nail with white gel-polish. Using light brush strokes, outline a path and surrounding trees. Cure.
2. Use a dotting tool and bright yellow gel-polish to create fall leaves on the trees and on the ground. Cure. Paint more leaves in a deep orange or red gel-polish to add dimension to the leaves. Paint the road medium brown. Add dark brown details to the trees and road. Cure.
3. Add a small amount of black gel-polish to the trees and branches for depth. Add black lines to the road’s edges. Apply two top coats. Cure and wipe.
Sarah Parker, Natural Impressions, Elkhart, Ind., @foxicure
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