Art Lessons 2013, Volume 11: Fantasy House Portraits with Staci Swider

Mixed-media artist Staci Swider illustrates how to portray your dream home through collage elements.
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Use the art of collage to make a beautiful house portrait of your own design with this Cloth Paper Scissors Art Lesson. In it, mixed-media artist Staci Swider explains a variety of architectural features that you can incorporate into your collage with photos, gel pens, permanent markers, and gesso. Make your collage art with Staci's step-by-step instructions, including an exclusive video on how to plan a house portrait.
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SKU EP8572
Product Type Art Lesson
File Type PDF
Difficulty Level Beginner
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Customer Reviews (8)
about the video
Hi folks!
I thought it may be helpful to explain about the video stopping short as some have mentioned. ALL of the intended information is present in the attached video for this download. Unfortunately what you are seeing is my poor editing skills. The video was never intended to be a complete tutorial but merely a short snippet of a key component I thought pertinent, in this case, the explanation of composition to show depth in the landscape. It may appear that the video cuts short but I simply cut off the filming at the end of speaking so it appears to cut me off. Rest assured that all of the information that was intended to be there is in fact included. Sorry for the confusion. xoxo staci
Review by s swider (Posted on 4/1/2016)
incomplete video!
even if the technique is interesting and the pdf's good, the video hasn't any presentation-title, when start,(cut) and stop when the technique is not finish!...cut again...an incomplete video!, i'm waiting a reply, and solution for this, because for me the video is important. Review by Mariana (Posted on 6/2/2015)
Good value but video stops too soon
I love the paint over collage technique and I can never see enough! I was disappointed that the video (which I always watch on "MUTE" mode so I never hear anything... so visuals are SUPER important to me) really just went through laying out the pictures. It didn't get to the painting which is the "meat" of paint over collage technique. However the few other photographs in the PDF were adequate to show the general technique and for the price it is a great! Review by Annette (Posted on 10/1/2014)
This was really great
I would never have known how to do this. It was a clever approach to make painting less demanding. I really enjoyed this lesson! Review by Dina (Posted on 3/3/2014)
Wonderful tutorial
This is a wonderful way to learn the basics of making a fantasy house collage. Only taking one of Staci's workshops is better. Review by Mary (Posted on 2/1/2014)
Easy to follow & fun project
I was very happy with this step-by-step project. It was my first "article" purchase so wasn't sure what to expect. Following the artist's technique, I completed a project (turned a photo of my daughter's surburban home into a beach-front retreat for a holiday gift) -- thrilled with the results! The short video included on placement/composition was great & I'd like more of this artist's videos as it was very well done. I have purchased many e-courses & watch way too many you-tube art tutorials, so I have tons of experience in watching videos -- this one was up there with the best. Well worth the $2 ! Review by Dottie P (Posted on 11/29/2013)
Organized, easy to follow
This was my first "article" style purchase & found it easy to follow & understand the artist's steps. I completed a project using her techniques (turned my daughter's surburban home into a beach-front retreat) for a holiday gift). Very happy with the results! There was a very short video showing the artist's suggestions for placement/composition that was great. Would like to see more video projects by her as it was very well done (I've purchased lots of e-courses & spend way too much time watching you-tube tutorials so have tons of time watching artists' videos -- this artist's video explanation & quality was up there. Well worth the $. Review by Dottie (Posted on 11/29/2013)
art lesson vol.11
I really enjoyed this video and found lots of ideas to work on
Many thanks
Review by yvonne (Posted on 11/29/2013)
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