Advice 1: How to draw simple patterns

The basis of any consistent pattern lies in the alternation of geometric shapes – circles, triangles or straight lines. To create a simple ornament, it is best to use watercolor or gouache paints.
How to draw simple patterns
You will need
  • - landscape sheet;
  • - gouache or watercolor;
  • - brush made of squirrel hair (No. 2, 3, 4).
Instruction
1
Select the "width step", that is, the spatial interval at which the pattern will be repeated. It largely depends on the width of the ornament, if that is a track.
2
Start with the simple shapes of dots or circles. Dip the brush into the paint and draw the elements of the ornament at equal intervals. Don't forget to add color to all the shapes turned out evenly colored.
3
Choose a different shade of paint and connect elements drawn basic lines to make a track. To create a simple, short lines touch the tip of the brush to the paper, and then put it in the direction in which you need to form belopotosky trail. In this technique, you can draw horizontal, vertical or oblique stripes.
4
Complicate the pattern, this print brush curved lines. Follow these two rules. First, new elements of the ornament must not come into contact with painted before. Second, the pattern must be symmetrical in relation to those figures that form the basis of the pattern. That is, or all the lines should be tilted to the right, or alternately change direction.
5
Complete pattern pieces. You can draw stars, crow's feet, consisting of three short strokes, triangles or semicircles. To do this, use a new paint color. Ensure that each segment of the ornament have the same amount of additional shapes. Keep in mind, it is better to use not more than three or four shades of paint to create a simple pattern, otherwise the picture will be too bright and heavy for perception.
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If you wish, you can add in the pattern of plant elements – leaves, flowers, grapes or berries of mountain ash. The picture these items should be simple, without unnecessary drawing.

Advice 2: How to learn to paint on nails at home

To learn how to draw patterns on your nails, try simple options - combinations of lines, dots, stylized flowers. More experienced craftsmen can create multicolor composition - bouquets, landscapes and even portraits. Use acrylic paint and thick enamel for nail art - they are easy to apply and combined with each other.
How to learn to paint on nails at home
You will need
  • - nail Polish;
  • - acrylic paint;
  • - a variety of brushes;
  • - palette;
  • - liquid nail Polish remover;
  • - protective base;
  • top coat;
  • - faux pearls;
  • - a tool for the dots.
Instruction
1
Pick up tools and paint. To create drawings you will need some basic shades of acrylic paints. Mixing them, you will be able to increase the palette. Acrylic paint applied with a thin flat or round brush. First you can draw swirls and flower petals, the second is useful for creating a variety of lines and outlining the contours of the figure.
2
For the background need a thick enamel dark or pastel colours. In the dark nail Polish nice shiny and bright drawings. White, cream or pale pink background brings out the bright and dark patterns. To make the manicure more eye-catching will help tops with glitter, dry glitter and metallic inks.
3
Select the combination of colors before you start painting. Prepare all the tools and paint, stock up on liquid nail Polish remover and clean the brush with their help, you can quickly erase a bad line. Fresh acrylic paint can be removed with plain water and cotton sticks.
4
Try a very simple design - polka dot. For this, you will need a special tool - metal wand with a ball on the end. Cover the nails with a protective base and allow to dry. Then apply two coats of background enamel. The resulting color should Shine through. Thoroughly dry the varnish, you can use the drip or spray drying.
5
Dip stick for design in lacquer of a contrasting color and put on nail points. You can arrange them in geometric order or randomly. Decorate all your nails or decorate only a few fingers. The colored dots you can complement brilliant - for example, gold. When finished, cover the pattern with a layer of top cover, it will make the nails smooth and shiny.
6
Simple in design and simple drawing, done with acrylic paints. Try to draw a stylized chrysanthemum. Cover the nail base and two layers of dark purple enamel. Dry them.
7
On a plastic palette or a small saucer squeeze some white acrylic paint. Dip it flat brush with a slanting cut. Drag it to the bottom of the nail and one rounded stroke of the brush, draw a curl. Next draw another so that their narrow ends converged at one point. Continue to draw the petals, forming a chrysanthemum.
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In the base of attach chrysanthemum artificial pearl. Dip a thin round brush in silver Polish and take a few strokes on top of the petals - this will give the drawing volume. Dry the nails and apply a top coat gloss.
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