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Wood Technique - Different Types of Wood

These are the products you'll need:

  • UV / LED light
  • Cleanser / Alcohol
  • Wipes
  • Decoration tips
  • Tip holder
  • Ombre brush
  • Striping brush
  • Detail brush
  • Matte top coat
  • Gel polish or gel colors (see compendium for color palette)
  • Reference pictures of different types of wood
  • Bonus: clear acrylic powder

This is how it works

  1. Make sure that you got all the products you need.
  2. Watch the video.
  3. Complete the exercises and move on to the next lesson.

Let's go!


  1. Create 1 natural wood nail.
  2. Create 1 dark mahogany nail.
  3. Create 1 light drift wood nail.
  4. Create 1 white wood nail.
  5. Create 1 red wood nail.
  6. Create one nail where only a part of the design is wood. For example half the nail or a wood french.

Now let's see what you've learned!

Continue with the quiz and pass all questions to move on to the next lesson!