13/03/2014 07:56 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Portraits Painted With Nail Polish Might Just Be The Coolest Thing Ever

Illustrator Eli Neugeboren and still-life photographer Christine Blackburne teamed up to create a series of totally awesome portraits painted with nail varnish.

The idea came when Christine found herself shooting blobs or nail polish for magazines and beauty campaigns. "I knew for a while that I wanted to do some sort of painting with nail polish, but I can't really draw much more than stick figures myself," she told The Cut.

But after meeting illustrator Eli in 2013 Christine made her dream a reality in gel nail varnish - and the results are incredible...