Designed by Alex Henry Mixed Media Off with his head January's monthly Powertex challenge is Alice in Wonderland, now doesn’t that just conjure up all sorts of exciting possibilities. Dave and I put on our thinking caps and started to work around all things teapots and cups. Out of nowhere an idea popped into my … Continue reading Queen of Hearts
If you love to make seasonal decorations then this article is for you! From tree decorations to door wreaths, we've got ideas for your Powertex festive decorations. Powertex Wreath by Alex Henry Mixed Media Supply ideas for your festive decorations Polystyrene wreathPolystyrene robinRed Powertex Universal MediumGolden metallic acrylic inkPolystyrene conePlaster angelPlaster guardian angelTexture Pack Wreath … Continue reading Festive Powertex decorations
Designed by Patricia and Dave Williams How it all began For a very long time I have wanted a vintage style pram. It goes back to when I had my own babies, living in a flat there was no room for such a majestic pram. So, children long grown up, I decided Powertex gave me … Continue reading Gothic Fantasy Pram
Designed by - Shell North One thing I love about being a part of the design team is getting asked to do pieces for upcoming Hochanda shows. Being a part of such a great team keeps me focused and gives me a huge sense of purpose. Eager to get creating and inspired by the Buddha … Continue reading Inspired by Buddha?
Designed by - Patricia Williams The brief for this article was to recreate a piece by one of the other DT members. I pondered long about this looking at previous blogs. Then I was inspired by Shell North, she did a rather beautiful dream catcher. Me being me of course it was not going to … Continue reading Dreamcatcher on The Darkside
Powertex UK Secret Art Box - October 2019 Designed by Kore Sage The Powertex UK mixed media subscription box for October was packed with spooky mdf and embellishments. The sturdy mdf frame was perfect for some gothic mixed media art. Powertex Mixed Media art by Kore Sage The Secret Art Box also included: Black Powertex … Continue reading Mixed media gothic art
Secret Art Box October 2019 Designed by - Gill Goldsmith This month’s Secret Art Box theme was Halloween inspired and was packed full of wonderful spooky contents. Including an MDF panel, MDF elements with skulls, tombstones and spiders webs, a spooky stencil, rice paper, large balls, a texture pack, charms, skeleton leaves, plaster skull heads, … Continue reading A Powertex Spooktacular
Designer - Annette Smyth Powertex Scared Crow Scarecrow by Annette Smyth Hello, welcome to my latest article. This month the design team were invited to use a step by step article from another design team member as a source of inspiration. I chose to use the Scarecrows in September by Fiona Potter as I loved … Continue reading Scared Crow Scarecrow!
Designer - Donna Mcghie For this month’s articles the Powertex Design Team were asked to look back over the archives and put our own spin on a previous creation by one of our colleagues. What an inspiration it was going back over past Powertex sculptures and creations. I was spoilt for choice. However, the one … Continue reading Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory
Designer - Shell North What inspires me? As a tutor I’m often asked how I come up with all my ideas and what Inspires me. My first answer is everything. I’m sure we all know a Powertex crafter that is inspired by everything around them and has a list longer than their arms of inspirations. … Continue reading Powertex Creature Comforts