“How do I get a cover?” is a question I get asked nearly every day — so, dear readers, here is your chance. Before you go to www.nailsmag.com/ctentry20 and share your work with us, here are my tips for entering a successful submission.
In a recent interview with NTNA champion and NAILS guest editor Valerie Ducharme, she reminded me that everything happens too quickly, and that the best course of action is usually to enjoy the moment rather than dread it.
After six months of competing, Ashton Harlan, Carly Snyr, and Nixxi Rose will battle it out in one final challenge. The winner will be crowned NAILS Next Top Nail Artist at Premiere Orlando, during the NTNA Social.
Nail artist and teacher Katie Barnes is known for her mastery of extreme shapes. An international award winner, former NTNA competitor, and Scratch cover artist, she completed a photo shoot featuring blue and yellow edge nails with embellishments.
For NTNA Challenge 10, sponsored by Wildflowers Nails, contestants were asked to create a mixed-media mural across 10 nail tips, including as much dimension and optical illusion as possible. Here is Nixxi Rose’s entry. See all three entries here.