But, alas, I'm in the U.S. and do not have BBC America so I have to wait for it on Hulu. Despite the wait, I felt it necessary for my nails to reflect my excitement. This is most certainly my most detailed mani ever and it was so much fun to do!
Left hand: All four doctors from the new series (from left 12th: Capaldi, 11th: Smith, 10th: Tennant; 9th: Eccleston) and the TARDIS. Is it weird I have the chests of 4 different men on my nails?
|12th, 11th, 10th, and 9th Doctors - sun|
|12th, 11th, 10th, and 9th Doctors - indirect sun|
|12th, 11th, 10th, and 9th Doctors with the TARDIS|
I am especially proud of the 'Police Box' lettering on the TARDIS. It's not perfect, but it's legible! Success.
Right hand: Galaxy nails, a Dalek, a Cyberman, and the Union Jack. Painted with my non-dominant hand. My left hand skills seem to be improving, but it's still so awkward. The Cyberman isn't my favorite, but it'll do. I love how the Dalek turned out. Exterminate!
So this took me an obscene amount of time to complete...cough...5 hours...cough.
The doctors took an especially long time as I wasn't completely sure how I was going to accomplish them until I actually started. I love how they turned out. The 5 hours was totally worth it in the end and now I can wave my nerd flag high and proud.
I used 21 different polishes and black and white acrylic paint, also striping tape and rhinestones to complete this mani. I don't ever want to take it off and I can't stop staring at them. Now to watch some more Doctor Who!
Thanks for reading! Anyone else do Doctor Who nails for the premiere? I'd love to see!