Hand Painted Nail Art Judging Criteria 2016

Hand Painted Nail Art Judging Criteria 2016

Judge 1

Originality – 5 Points

  • the design is innovative (new and original)
  • the design is unique (different from other designs we have seen in the past and is different from other entries)
  • the design is within the guidelines of the copyright rules

Visual Interest – 10 Points

  • the design captures your attention
  • the design holds your attention
  • the design continues to draw your attention to new details

Color – 10 Points

  • the colors enhance the design
  • the colors complement each other

Presentation – 5 Points

  • this entry is presented within the Hand Painted Nail Art Rule Guidelines
  • this entry is presented as if it is a special piece of art
  • care was taken to make this presentation neat and clean
  • written statement is included and is complete and understandable

Judge 2

Balance – 5 Points

  • various elements of the design are well-balanced, neither too sparse or too busy
  • the sum of the design is in harmony with the parts of the whole design

Design – 10 Points

  • the design enhances the theme
  • the design is well thought out
  • the design is complete and needs no improvement

Detail – 10 Points

  • the detail is clean and precise
  • the clarifies the design, adding dimension
  • the design has adequate detail

Overall Impression – 10 Points

  • the design makes an excellent overall impression
  • the design is complete and needs no improvement
  • all work is done by hand

Judge 3

Complexity – 10 Points

  • the design is challenging, demanding skill and effort
  • the design involves multiple techniques

Workmanship – 10 Points

  • the overall quality of the work demonstrates outstanding artistic skills
  • the workmanship is neat, clean and precise

Tip Length – 5 Points

  • the tips are graduated in length or size
  • the tip length is no longer than 2″
  • the tip width is no wider than 3/4 of an inch if flattened out

Theme – 10 Points

  • the theme is obvious and completely developed
  • the theme is continued on all 10 nails
  • the design enhances the theme

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