Cool Abstract Nail Art Ideas: Abstract nail art is yet another trending way to glam up your nails creatively. The designs can include inspirations from the deepest figments of your imagination which may turn out to look pretty awesome. Check out these gorgeous abstract and vague designs of nail art that must be tried this year.
These 60 ideas have been created by some very talented and creative minds. We have carefully picked designs that are perfect for different seasons and occasions. They are also very easy to achieve on your own and can also be done professionally at a nail spa. Mix and match some of these ideas for a fun nail makeover.
What Are Some Creative Abstract Nail Art To Try?
Here are some tips for getting abstract nail art:
- Experiment with different patterns and design to let each nail shine on its own.
- You may choose colors that are weather appropriate like pastels for Spring and burnt orange for Fall.
- The designs may include different geometric or tribal patterns.
- They can also include lines, splatters and something as basic as dots.
- Most of these designs can be achieved from the comfort of your home. Watch tutorials DIY nail art tutorials for some reference.
- Acrylic colors, gel paints, and glitters can all be used to create fun looks.
- You may also add in stones and crystals for a funkier look.
- Protect your nails against damage by looking after them after each manicure session.
↓ 60. Spring Look
Any new season definitely equals new nails. Shed away the winter blues and step into Spring with bright colored floral and abstract art nails. These yellow themed nails will definitely help keep you up in the spirits. Here are Summer Nail Art Ideas & 70 Trending Nail Designs This Summer.
↓ 59. Glass Nails
Sheer and glass nails have been the latest rage. We love how elegantly these have been done with the gold glitter lines and frames. This design is perfect for work as well as weddings where you would want to keep it simple.
↓ 58. Black Abstract Art
Keep it black, keep it classy.
↓ 57. Brush Strokes
We are blown away by the simplicity and beauty of this design which involves black and white brush strokes, creating the perfect monochrome look.
↓ 56. Baby Blues
This light and happy colored nail art is something we are looking forward to. This is another simple abstract design that can be rocked at work and in other settings as well.
↓ 55. Floral
Express yourself creatively with nails that stand out. Cover the nails in gorgeous floral designs while leaving a few plain shades of pink.
↓ 54. Red and Black
This is one trendy design that seems to be calling out to us. Here is another minimalistic design that speaks for itself and has been done in two very gorgeous colors with some negative spacing as well. Black and red is one killer combination and it has been done justice with this creative abstract art. The lined pattern is the highlight of this design.
↓ 53. Glitter Art
Glam up your nails for any fancy occasion with this glitter abstract art. The gold and black accents are perfectly complementing the base color. While this is not an easy one, we would not mind getting it done professionally on our next nail spa appointment.
↓ 52. Adorned Pink Nails
2018 was all about ornamented nails which included details of rhinestones, crystals, and glitter. Here is one such design featuring all that and more. We love how each nail has been kept different for a super classy look.
↓ 51. Classy Nails
This minimalistic and classy look just won our hearts. The pastel pink color and negative spacing are exactly what this nail art needed for perfection.
↓ 50. Lace Details
Check out this abstract art featuring gorgeous white lace detailing. Check out these 80 Most Epic Nail Art Ideas Ever For Coffin Shaped Nails.
↓ 49. Purple Marble
Treat your nails with the most relaxing spa date and make sure to leave with nails looking like this. Marble effect is another popular nail art trend and has been done endlessly. Here is some purple inspiration for your next nail makeover.
↓ 48. Geometric Nail Art
This stunning geometric nail art is one of a kind, featuring all the right colors. If you are looking for some change from simple and minimalistic designs, here is a quirky look for some transformation.
↓ 47. Pastels
Pastels colors are great for both Winters and Spring and we love how they have been painted with gold accents to give them a lift. This design also involves brush strokes which are easily doable and look super captivating.
↓ 46. Fall Nails
We love these autumn nails featuring glitter and leaves. It has just the right wintery feels to it and the leaves complement the theme.
↓ 45. Shades of Gray
We wonder what the artist tried to depict here with these shades of Gray Purple.
↓ 44. Simple Nail Art
Keep it chic and basic with this cool design. Simple dots and blocks have been added to elevate the sheer-like nails.
↓ 43. Blue Nail Art
Here is a fancy nail look featuring two different shades of blue. Two nails have been kept to look matte while the other two have been kept glossy with hints of abstracted art.
↓ 42. Mermaid Colors
Check out these mermaid theme nails which have accents of gold foil to it. This style can easily be achieved at the comfort of your home by using pastel colors and a sponge for a marbled look.
↓ 41. Colored Tips
Give your tips a fun makeover by dipping them in different colors. The lines have been added for some extra detailing and look super adorable.
↓ 40. Yellow and Blue
How funky are these nails? We wonder what the yellow and blue spirals depict. This nail art is super minimal and can easily be sported in different settings.
↓ 39. Abstract Art
We have been blown away by this piece of abstract art. The monochrome look is super attractive and can be sported at work, as well as, other casual settings. Each nail seems to be expressing a story of its own.
↓ 38. Vacation Nail Art
Kick off your vacations with these floral accents in Black, Pink and White colors. These nature-themed nails are great for Spring and Summer season. Abstract art does not necessarily mean the artwork would make no sense of its own, we love how this one has been kept simple yet attractive.
↓ 37. Lines and Curves
Lines, curves and dots seem to be the most loved designs when it comes to abstract nails. This simple and modern style can easily be created for a casual look. We love how well the nude, white and blue tones are looking.
↓ 36. Tribal Art
This funky piece of art includes geometric patterns, gems, and shapes.
↓ 35. Easy Abstract Nail Art Design
↓ 34. Stripes
These colorful stripes seem to be contrasting with the nude colored nails, making the lines pop out. We love how this design has been kept minimal and elegant. Such simple designs look great with bold outfits and can sported in casual settings.
↓ 33. Foil Nail Art
Create stunning nail looks by pairing your colorful nails with dark, single colors. We love how gorgeous these purple foil nails look with the matte black ones. The foil technique is one of the most commonly done designs and is great to create abstract art with.
↓ 32. Colorful Abstract Art
Mix and match different shades of color and create bold patterns for an adorable look. Fancy up your look with this abstract pattern.
↓ 31. Holiday Ready
Get sorted for the holiday season with the perfect red-themed nails. These glossy, glitter and abstract nails are perfect for Christmas celebrations and have just the right winter colors. The fancy and elegant look is appropriate for all formal events you may want to attend this holiday season. We also find this nail art to be great for Winter Weddings.
↓ 30. Abstract Faces
Here is another piece of art featuring sketchy faces. We love how artistic these nails appear, keeping the overall look very simple and basic. A few colors can also be added for a funkier look. Here are 60 Beautiful White Nail Art Designs and Ideas to Try Now.
↓ 29. Winter Nail Art
Sort your winter nails with this subtle and cool look featuring a gorgeous shade of pink. The foil can also be replaced with glitter and confetti art to create the effect of snow.
↓ 28. Festive
If you plan on going slightly basic this festive season, here is a piece of art for you. While we are not sure what this art here depicts, it sure looks great.
↓ 27. Abstract Spirals
Draw in bold spirals to your simple, nude nails for an edgy look. The outcome definitely looks worth copying.
↓ 26. Neon Shades
Treat your nails to the glow-up they deserve by painting them neon and adding in geometric patterns for a funky look. Add in some negative spacing or color blocking for some added detailing.
↓ 25. Paint Splatter
Put your inner artist to work by creating an artwork this cool. Splash away some shades to your tips for a stylish and trendy abstract look.
↓ 24. Neutral Tones
Abstract looks do not necessarily need to be loud and bold. You can add in your creativity to neutral shades like white and nude.
↓ 23. Nude
Here is another brush stroke design that is simple yet alluring.
↓ 22. Blue Oasis
Paint each alternate nail in blue and white and draw in waves with the contrasting color to create a similar look. These oasis themed nails look Summer appropriate and are great for pool and beach days.
↓ 21. Purple Waves
Slide from dull Winter to bright Spring with these purple nails that have wave accents to them. We love the colorful stripes and glossy look that seems easy to recreate.
↓ 20. Sky Inspired
↓ 19. Negative Space Nail Art
Color blocking and negative spacing is our go-to nail art inspiration when we are looking for casual and simple nail looks. This brown and nude nail art is doing great justice to the color blocking technique.
↓ 18. Colorful Geometric Patterns
Here is some more geometric nail art inspiration featuring colors and different patterns.
↓ 17. Summer Fun
Here is a colorful, artistic design that is appropriate for the Summer season.
↓ 16. Animated and Abstract
Here is a funky look you could do to add in colors to your everyday look. The bold patterns, colors, and designs are all going well together.
↓ 15. Modern Nail Art
Here is another simplistic yet modern piece of abstract art that is easily doable. Don’t miss out these 25 Most Awesome Mirror and Metallic Nail Art Ideas.
↓ 14. Minimalistic
These linear patterns are adding the perfect bit of detailing to the white base coat. This classy and elegant look is great for both formal and casual events.
↓ 13. Natural Greens
Keep your nails a gorgeous shade of green and pair them with artistic designs for a unique look.
↓ 12. Elaborate Nail Art
This particular artwork is one of our favorite ones. The studs, marbling, and foils are complementing the nails well.
↓ 11. Matte Finish
These well-drawn patterns and the use of glitter are making these nails appear super classy. We love the matte finishing on them that is up-to-date with the current trends.
↓ 10. Water Colors
↓ 9. Crystal
Give your nails a makeover with these Geode inspired nails.
↓ 8. 3D Art
↓ 7. Evil Eye
This design here reminds us of the Turkish evil eye symbol and is easy to pull off.
↓ 6. Graffiti Art
How cool are these graffiti art nails? Do not miss out the super adorable spray can that has been drawn on the right hand.
↓ 5. Dripping Colors
Treat your nails as your very own canvas and let the creativity flow. We love the dripping paint effect they have and the charcoal gray base color. We definitely find this to be another easy design that can be done on your own.
↓ 4. Abstract Ombre
This combination of abstract art and ombre is one classy one. This design includes the lines and the negative spacing techniques. The design is worth booking a nail appointment for.
↓ 3. Gel Manicure
Give your nails the makeover that they need with gel nails. This kind of manicure cracking and chipping, making them long-lasting and durable.
↓ 2. Peachy Nails
Here is a gorgeous Peach colored nail art design that has some of the most stunning techniques, all in one. We love the use of studs, lines, abstract lines, as well as, negative spacing. This nail art idea is one of our favorite ones and will definitely continue to trend in 2019.
↓ 1. Lava Lamp
Ever imagined getting your own Lava Lamp nails? Me neither. But this looks super quirky and easy to do. Give your inner artist the freedom to create a masterpiece like this.
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