Digital Nail Art Painter Paints Toe Nails
by: Robert Geoghegan
After developing the nail art machine to print fingernails, then the next logical question would be ‘how to print onto toe nails?’. At first you may think “aah this is easy, just put your foot in the machine instead of your hand”. No, is the answer to that thought as the foot is inherantly different to the hand. Many problems were thus encountered.
Sandra Dean of ‘Nail Art Study’ remarked “A truly amazing thing would be, if the machine could print onto toe nails”
So, after months of development, a special cradle was developed to hold the foot and the toes in order to keep the toe nails steady whilst printing. Adaption to the software was also required to compensate for the uneven nature of different toe nails...