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Tips & Tricks with Heidi Swapp

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Do mixed media products make you nervous? Conquer your fears and embrace your inner artist with instruction from the best coach on the planet! Join Heidi Swapp, renowned scrapbook and mixed media designer, as she walks you through dozens of tips and tricks for using some of her fabulous and dazzling mixed media products. Full Description.
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Lesson 1 - Texture and Shine

Lace Paper, Texture Paste and Color Shine, oh my! Create a beautiful mini album cover or statement piece for a layout using some of Heidi Swapp's amazing mixed media products.

Duration: 15:33

Lesson 2 - Versatile Lace Paper

Take the lace paper you just used as a stencil and adhere it to your project for texture and dimension! Heidi shows how to mix up some liquid adhesive with Color Shine to add layers of color and beauty!

Duration: 10:21

Lesson 3 - Mix It Up with Wood and Acrylic

Want to add some oomph to your projects? Try changing your base (for layouts, cards or mini album pages) to clear acrylic or acetate and add some wood veneer for interest. Heidi shows how to do that AND add some stunning color and shine too!

Duration: 04:16

Lesson 4 - Screen Printing

Join Heidi as she shows you how to screen print fabulous, intricate designs on a clear acrylic page.

Duration: 09:08

Lesson 5 - Lots of Layers

Heidi gives you a TON of amazing tips and tricks for working with stencils and screen prints. She helps you learn about Color Shine and texture paste. She walks you through layer upon layer of beautiful mixed media goodness!

Duration: 11:14

Lesson 6 - Stencils with Color Shine AND Texture Paste

Learn how to expertly use Color Shine with stencils and then create a shadowed effect by adding a touch of texture paste to the same design.

Duration: 07:25

Lesson 7 - Double Sided Screen Printing

Use a clear acrylic shape or sheet and apply two screen printed images in two fabulous colors!

Duration: 04:46

Lesson 8 - Watercolor Tags

Use a sealant on parts of a watercolor die cut tag and then spray with Color Shine! Heidi demonstrates how the sealant acts as a resist creating an amazing mixed media effect.

Duration: 06:17

Lesson 9 - Your Mixed Media Favorites

Choose from the mixed media techniques you've learned so far and mix and match to create a masterpiece!

Duration: 10:33

Lesson 10 - Bind It Together

Take all the pieces you have created in this class and bind them together using the We R Memory Keepers Cinch. Heidi walks you step-by-step through the binding process and helps you complete your very own stunning mixed media mini album.

Duration: 10:48

Class Details

Duration: 90:21

Now you can embrace your inner artist with instruction from the best craft coach on the planet! Heidi Swapp walks you through dozens of tips and tricks for using some of her fabulous and dazzling mixed media products.  You'll learn everything from stencils to screen printing and texture paste.  You'll even learn how to watercolor. And while you're learning you'll be able to create several beautiful projects along the way. 

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About the Teacher

Heidi Swapp


Heidi Swapp is a busy wife and mom while running her own brand of signature creative products.  She and her husband Eric have been married for 21 years, and are the parents to 5 fabulous kids. Heidi has always loved photographs and capturing life in scrapbooks. 16 years ago she started teaching classes, writing books and designing products for scrapbooking. Her creations have opened up opportunities to travel around the world sharing her ideas and love for creativity. Designing products is her first LOVE, and is inspired by things she wished she had!  She’s known for never sitting still very long, chocolate chip cookies and crazy ideas!  She loves to share her ideas on her blog and through social media, and is passionate about inspiring others to make the most out of everyday! If she had a superpower… it would be to freeze time for everyone else, while she kept working!