Nail Varnish Prints Experiment

Nail Varnish Prints Experiment


Nail Varnish Prints!

See what happens when you mix nail varnish and water to create a marbling art experiment.


You will need:

• Bowl of Water

• Nail Varnish

• Cocktail Stick 

• Paper



1. Add some drops of nail varnish to the bowl of water.

2. Gently drag your cocktail stick through the nail varnish to make a pattern.

3. Then lay some paper over the top and gently lift it off.

4.  Hang your artwork up once it is dry.


Science behind the experiment:

Nail varnish is lighter than water, so sits on the water’s surface. When you lay the paper over the pattern, it sticks to the paper instead to create a picture.


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