What you get

HD video class with anytime, anywhere access
Close-up instruction
Answers to student questions from instructor
Student gallery submission for feedback
Earn a certificate!

Class Dates

Duration 90 mins   

Class Description

During this class, we would like to take you on a journey to explore the possibilities with Gel Polish. We are taking the traditional product and turning it into an extraordinary material in order to create 3D objects.

This class is recommended for:

  • Nail professionals considering entering fantasy competitions or photographic nail art competitions, then this class with teach you a technique that you can apply in your designs.
  • Nail professionals wanting to explore the possibilities of their products.
  • Nail professionals that enjoy creating.

During this 90-minute class students will learn the following:

  • Extreme 3D butterfly with gel polish
  • 3D bow with gel polish
  • Various examples on what more can be created using this technique.

A certificate will be awarded on completion of one of the designs above.

Class Breakdown

During this class we will be focusing on the following:

  • Creating basic shapes for your designs with gel polish
  • Creating various effects on your gel polish shapes – marbling, foiling, chrome
  • As an added extra you will get to view a few other designs created with the same technique to give you some inspiration
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Upon completion of this class, students will have the tools and knowledge to complete a 3D Butterfly design and 3D Bow design as shown during the course. They will also be able to apply the techniques for various other designs.

Upon completing the class, students are encouraged to create one of the designs shown, or a new design using this technique and post a picture on our Lably Facebook Group page. Once it has been posted, I will provide feedback there and issue certificates.

Flexible Top Gel
Gel Cleanser
Gel Polish - various colors
Gold Transfer Foil
Canned Air (optional)
Tip Glue
Chrome powder

taught by
Tracey Lee Tracey Lee

Nail Nut
Independent Global Educator
NAILS Magazine Next Top Nail Artist Winner Season 4
International Judge
International Competition Winner
Guest Editor for NAILS Magazine

It was only when she moved to the Netherlands in 2002 that Tracey got a taste of the nail industry when she completed her nail course.
Shortly thereafter, she was invited to join the Company’s education team. With this experience and a background in project management, sales, marketing and IT, she was able to expand her experience within the company and fulfilled a role in the marketing, IT and product development departments.
From 2012 to the end of 2015 she fulfilled the role of Director of Education and Head of Product Development for an international nail and beauty company. This was a very dynamic role including education, research and development, travel and a great deal of networking.
As of 2016 she have been working as an Independent International Educator and Consultant, and has been fortunate enough to represent various companies at Trade Shows, International Trainings, Open Days, Conferences and Competitions.
In 2016 Tracey participated in the Mastered:Nails program where she continued to learn and develop within the nail and fashion industry.
Tracey has joined the CND Team as a guest artist at New York Fashion Week and has created unique and fashion-forward designs for designers such as The Blonds, Libertine, Gareth Pugh, Manish Arora, Sophia Webster.

"Education is the KEY (Keep Educating Yourself) - I look forward to sharing my experiences, knowledge and lessons with you!"

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Instructor Review

Tracey is an awesome instructor! She explained everything very clear, asked regularly if we had questions and answered them very kind. Feedback and help are always so kind en really helpfull. I allready followed two of her classes and will follow many more! Thank you Tracey!

Kim05.07.2018 | BE
Instructor Review

Awesome class Tracey made this class so easy to understand why it’s so important to have great photos and how easy it is to achieve them with so many different options.

Class Review

Awesome learning experience for a beginner to even an experienced nail tech learning easy ways to photo a set of nails and making them look like a professional photographer took the photo

amandaw6919.03.2018 | US
Instructor Review

Amazing Instructor and Amazing women. Τracey has an incredible transmissibility and communication!

Class Review

The course was done in the best way. Full understanding as taught. Continuous help with answers to questions and queries of learners. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!! <3

SophiaQueen18.02.2018 | GR