**Foil Embossed Elegance Judging Criteria 2017

Judge 1

Originality – 10 Points

          • the design is innovative (new and original)

          • the design is unique (different from other designs we have seen in the past and               from other entries)

          • the design is within the guidelines of the copyright rules


Visual Interest – 10 Points

          • the design captures your attention

          • the design holds your attention

          • the design continues to draw your attention to new details

Color – 10 Points

          • the colors enhance the design

          • the colors complement each other

Length – 5 Points

• the length, measured from cuticle to the end of the extension, is consistent between matching nails (pinkie to pinkie, etc.) and in proportion to each other

• the length is suitable for competition-style nail enhancements; a suggested range of a 1 to 1 ratio of nail bed to free edge is ideal, provided the length looks balanced on model’s hands


Judge 2



Balance – 5 Points

          • various elements of the design are well-balanced, neither too sparse nor too busy

          • the sum of the design is in harmony with the parts of the whole design


Design and Detail – 10 Points

          • the design enhances the theme

          • the design is well thought out

          • the detail of design is clean and precise

          • the design has adequate detail


Dimension – 10 Points

          • the artwork is obvious and within the guidelines of Foil Embossed Elegance rules

          • the dimension enhances the theme and is balanced

          • the design is raised adequately to accentuate the artwork


Overall Impression – 10 Points

          • this entry makes an excellent overall impression

          • this entry is complete and needs no improvement


Judge 3


Complexity – 10 Points

          • the design is challenging, demanding skill and effort

          • the design involves multiple techniques


Workmanship – 10 Points

          • the overall quality of the work demonstrates outstanding artistic skills

          • the workmanship is neat, clean and precise


Shape – 5 Points

          • the shape is symmetrical and consistent individually

          • the shape is symmetrical and consistent together as a whole


Theme – 5 Points

          • the theme is obvious and completely developed

          • the theme is continued on all 5 nails

          • the design enhances the theme         


Property of Nailpro Competition ©2017 Creative Age Publications. All rules including judging criteria are NOT ALLOWED TO BE USED UNLESS WRITTEN APPROVAL IS GIVEN FROM NAILPRO COMPETITION DIRECTOR ONLY!  All Nailpro Competition rules are copywritten and All rights reserved.

Scoring Guide 2 Hands Scoring Guide 1 Hand
10 = Flawless 5 = Average 5 = Flawless
9 = Almost Flawless 4 = Below Average 4 = Very Good
8 = Very Good 3 = Poor 3 = Average
= Good 2 = Very Poor 2 = Below Average
6 = Above Average 1 = Unacceptable 1 = Very Poor