Friday, 8 January 2016

All Dressed Up Digi Image 'Party Frock' Card

All Dressed Up Digi Image 'Party Frock' Card 

Good evening to you all 
Thought I would share with you how I made this  card
using ALL DRESSED UP Digi Image 'PARTY FROCK' from Etsy

I mainly use Polychromos Pencils By Faber Castell - they are oil based pencils and I find 
they give a very smooth finish to my pictures.

I generally use the following pencils for my skin shades

I always start off light with Light Fresh 9201-132 and build up in the shaded areas with each darker tone pencil and only using 9201-130 for the cheek area.

Next I decided the dress would be blue and I used the following shades:

I started with the lightest colour first - grey 1 9201-230
Then added Sky Blue 9201-146

 Then I took  Black 9201-199 and added the darkest shaded areas to the dress.

Once I had added the black I used Blue 9201-146 over the top of the black to create the definition to the dress.

When I was happy with the shading I added My Blending Solution with a stub in a downwards movement pulling the dark to light - creating a smoother finish.


Then I moved on to the hair - and used the following colours :

Starting with the lightest 9201-185 and building up to black 9201-199

I always like to ground my digis and add a grey background - I used the following for this:

The Paper I decided to use is by 
Docrafts Papermania The Capsule Collection - 
Parisienne Blue on a white pearl card. 

I added clear diamond stones for her earing and added a larger one to the bow.

 Hope this has been of help and you have enjoyed seeing the creation of this card.

Please leave any comments or questions you have.

Many Thanks
x x x 


  1. Do you always use the blending solution Ness please? Xx love the blog

  2. Hello pobbins :0) .... Yes but not always on the images but yes always on the grey shadow around the images xx thank you lovely xx

  3. Love her so much Ness. Thanks for your tutorial. Interesti g to see that blending solution works so well for you :) my colours always end up really bright and i lose my highlights and shadows. Card is stunning x

  4. Aww thank you so much Tracy .... Glad you enjoyed my tutorial xx I tend to use the black pencil to much sometimes and loose the bright colours ha! Xx thank you so much for visiting my blog :0) xxx

  5. Fabulous Ness, thanks for this tut as I have probs using the correct colour combo....awesome. Have joined your blog too.xx

    1. Hi Annie xx thank you so much and I am glad it's helped you xx thanks for visiting and following :0) X X

  6. This is great, a really wonderful tutorial.. Thankyou so much for sharing.. X

    1. Aww thank you so much Debra .... So pleased you found it helpful :0) X

  7. This is Awesome! I love your coloring! I had to share this with a friend of mine. Just gorgeous! LOVE IT!

    1. Thank you so much Holly :) you are so very welcome lovely :) Hugs Ness X X X

  8. Hi Ness, this card is beautiful and your colouring is totally breathtaking - I love it. Your tutorial is really considerate, it is kind of you to share your magic. So happy to be a teamie with you at My Besties! (I only joined blog land last year and I wish I had done it years ago to)!
    Have a great weekend. (tanglemouse)!

  9. Thankyou for doing this. Gorgeous coloring. I love coloring with pencils but have a hard time with skin using the polys. What type of paper is your fav?,if you dont mind sharing that as well. :)

  10. Really good tutorial and very interesting blog.