Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Diane Duda - Accordian Card

I just wanted to show you one of the cards that we made last night at my class at Simply Create. I chose to make an accordian card using some of the fabulous Diane Duda images from Sugar Nellie.

One of the main aims of my class is to teach techniques and tips with the prismacolor pencils so I wanted to show that pencils can also give you bright vibrant images as well as softer more muted tones. I showed them how to colour black hair, create the grass effect, create a subtle sky background and create contrast and shading on an image. The ladies there took to it like ducks to water!

Jacqui gave me some of the new MME 'Jack and Jill' papers to work with which are full of bright fun colours and then I followed the tutorial by Inge on the Whiff of Joy Inspirations blog to create the accordian card. The sentiment is from Paper Makeup Stamps which are available from Quixotic Paperie.

Thanks for stopping by to have a wee look at my blog!

You are always welcome :)

Judy x


Lily said...

Hi Judy, this is so gorgous, Love the ribbon and card style, very different! Fab!

Kirsti said...

Oooh I need to come to your next class Judy - this is gorgeous...xox

stampingheaven said...

This is fabulous Judy. I still use my prismas too I added a few polychromos pencils to my collection too and they work well too. Loving this creation, great papers and sweet images :D Fabulous!! Hugs Ali x

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi Judy

Welcome home ! Been up to my eyes in it so haven't had a chance to pop by and say hello to you since you got back.

Absolutely gorgeous card, just love the design and also the gorgeous images which are so perfectly coloured. Wow, must be fantastic having a class with you !


Jo xx

Tara said...

Fabulous Judy! I love this style of card, so much fun! Your bright colouring is perfect and those papers are rather delish too!
Hugs Tara xx
PS. I cased one of your cards for the Quixotic Challenge whilst you were away ;o)

debby4000 said...

Oh gorgeous card Judy, fab images.


Hi Judy
A beautiful card,
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Kat said...

This is stunning Judy. So fresh and bright. These papers look gorgeous and I love the accordian style card. May need to check it out.

Kat xx

Julie said...

A gorgeous piece of work Judy.

Dena said...

Judy, that is just precious!!! How clever of you. I, to this day, love that Diane Duda image. She is sooooo sweet with her kitty. I really need to try this style you have completely inspired me girlie!!!
Hugs, Dena

SusieLou said...

Wow, it looks brilliant! Love the vibrant colours and the image is quite cute too. Gorgeous! Susie x

Tanya Rudd said...

This is a bright and cheery card. Love how unique the fold is. Darling images too.

Jacqui said...

Thanks for last night Judy, once again Princess prisma! Sorry I missed you x

scrappyjan said...

oh Judy this is ADORABLE!!!! LOVE IT!!!! The colors and the papers are just so me.. hahahaha!!!
hope your day is great!!! very clever design. I need to try this... so I just I am telling you that you have inspired me sweetie!
hugs, Janiel

Juls said...

so creative!!! and I love the colours! Hugs Juls

Danielle said...

Gorgeous accordian card Judy - I love it! Your colouring is exquisite and you've used such fabby papers! Wonderful work! Love the new blog look too!! :)
Hugs, Danielle

Lilian said...

I love your coloring and love the creative card!
Will have to try it someday.
The papers are just so vibrant and funky!
Yes, I'm still up and will be taking some zzzs after this ;)

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Judy,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Gail's Card Cafe' said...

This card is so fricken great! I love the colors you chose. How fun :)

Shazza said...

this is fab judy, can you come and teach me now please :0)

Elaine said...

This is stunning Judy! I always admire your colouring skills, I think I need to fly you down here so I can take some lessons too.
Love the accordian card, I've never made one of these, something else for me to try.
Love Elaine x

Julie said...

Wow - how fabulous!! Love those DPs and it sounds like your class last night was the place to be - sounds wonderful. Juliexx

Tammi said...

Cute images, I love this cute design...fabulous Judy! ~hugs


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