Art Lessons, Vol. 11: Fantasy House Portraits

Mixed-media artist Staci Swider illustrates how to portray your dream home through collage elements.

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Bring your fantasy house to life! Mixed-media artist Staci Swider shows you how to create a house portrait with photos and images of different architectural elements.

Download this must-have lesson now to:

  • Utilize convenient insider tips from Staci to capture the essence of your fantasy home in one cohesive image
  • Mastermind layering a variety of materials, from gel pens and permanent markers to gesso and printed photos
  • Practice and master your skills with step-by-step tips on how to audition elements of your dream home together, layer in details, and finalize your portrait
  • Enjoy images with instructions that help walk you through the project
  • Watch Staci at work in a video that demonstrates how to plan a fantasy house portrait
  • Discover how Staci became inspired to create a boundary-free portrayal of her fantasy house and neighborhood

Download Staci Swider's new essential resource now!

Plus! Stay tuned for a new Art Lesson each month that will bring you the most innovative mixed-media art techniques to keep improving your artwork.

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Customer Reviews

This was really great Review by Dina

I would never have known how to do this. It was a clever approach to make painting less demanding. I really enjoyed this lesson!

(Posted on 3/3/14)

Wonderful tutorial Review by Mary

This is a wonderful way to learn the basics of making a fantasy house collage. Only taking one of Staci's workshops is better.

(Posted on 2/1/14)

Easy to follow & fun project Review by Dottie P

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 !

(Posted on 11/29/13)

Organized, easy to follow Review by Dottie

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 $.

(Posted on 11/29/13)

art lesson vol.11 Review by yvonne

I really enjoyed this video and found lots of ideas to work on
Many thanks

(Posted on 11/29/13)