I have recently picked up henna, or so called “temporary tattoos”. I prefer just “henna painting”.
Mostly I’m practising on myself. So, for some examples :)
This was my first attempt. Not very subtle – more like “marker grade” than “fineliner”, which was my aim.
The second attempt went more towards gears and wheels. This is what the henna paste looks like a few minutes after application:
Now, this is my third cone, and I used it up all on my left arm:
Freshly applied, slightly dry:
Same part, peeled off and washed, already gaining some colour:
Inside of my arm (the above picture was already dried, peeled off and you can see a bit of orange peeking from the other side):
Same thing, dried, peeled off and washed. Slight redness due to paper tape I used to keep the dry paste in place.
And here’s how I used up the last dregs in that cone, inside of my palm: