Nail art step-by-step on polishing using striping to create an animal pattern

With Deborah Carrington
Duration9 minutes
Skill levelFoundation


Learn how to create a vibrant, striped animal pattern design using a striping technique in this foundation MHD nail art step-by-step. Nail artist, lecturer and private trainer for ITA, Deborah Carrington demonstrates how the simple placement of lines effectively creates a vibrant animal pattern for fun or a party occasion

Members can also download our Polishing using Striping to Create an Animal Pattern factsheet guide.

Technical skills

  • Base coat
  • Coloured enamel
  • Fine-lined stripper
  • Glitter polish
  • Topcoat
  • Water-based acrylic


Contributor: Deborah Carrington
Model: Rudie Mccree
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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