I don't care if it is considered lame or whatever, but I am a big Dan Brown fan! Thou I like the book versions of all his stories way better than the movies. The movies are kind off fun to watch - and I do believe Tom Hanks makes a passable Robert Langdon.
I was inspired by the last book I read by him - The Lost Symbol - I can confidently say that this is my all time fave book by him!
I adored all his books so far since they all happened mostly in Italy - in cities that I visited. So I didn't think that a book by him set in the USA will appeal to me - and boy was I wrong! Who knew all the fun stories can be spun from the USA history. So much fun to read <3
I got inspired by all the 'freemansons' and 'illuminati' and all the other stuff that is mixed in - all their symbols are so cool looking and mysterious. The picture below is what starts the entire chase in the USA Capitol and I just had to recreate it. I also added some extra infinity occult symbols since the main bad guy is a wizard/magician/warlock - still confused by that. And I added a ton of arrows! Why? Partly it shows the pace of the book - it is like all the others incredibly fast! And at the same time I feel like something connecting to the Native Americans should be mentioned in the book.
For this manicure I used Orly Mirrorball and Wet n Wild Darkest hour as base. The stamps are made with BM-606 plate and Color club Harp on it to create them. The cool symbols are water decals from BornPretty store.
Also before I forget to mention it - Dan Browns most recent book just got its movie reincarnation - Inferno. It is a mix of themes I like a lot - the plague, Dantes Inferno, Florence, Apocalypse ... It is not as cool as The Lost symbol, but it will do ;)
Check out the trailer above - it is very intense :)
Stay mystical ...