Quote from GFireflyEOdds are the player will still be tutoring for the wincon, thus the overarching plan for Sharuum wins has not changed.
Quote from ArtsyMagicalsIts my understanding that the foil is opaque so they have no need to erase any portion of the original card, just to cut out the foil sticker with an exacto and apply it to the card face. If I remember right the foil paper is already a sticker which makes the process pretty easy and can work with almost any inkjet printer, which is the reason he is using a sealant as any water would ruin the alter otherwise.
They still turn out looking pretty neat looking, but theres no way card like that vess should be going for that high when the cutting job is so incredibly poor.
Quote from D*gniFYI think these overlays are disgusting. If anything, because this guy can just mass print them...they should be worth equal or less than the original card's price. While hand painted alters are a testament to the artist's ability and a way to individualize people's cards, I feel like this guy is trying to rebrand wotc's product. I mean, hes quite literally putting a sticker over OC, with his brand/name on it.
for example, this guy on ebay: