The most wonderful time of the year

Designer - Jinny Holt Christmas is my favourite time of the year and I have been making Christmas creations for months now. So can you guess this months theme? Yep, you guessed correctly, the most wonderful time of the year. If I had my way I would be making these Christmas creations all year round. … Continue reading The most wonderful time of the year

Nature inspired Powertex painting

By Shell North For this article I was asked to talk about my favorite artist. I have lots of things around me like nature that inspire me but rarely a well known artist. I was inspired to push my Powertex canvas work further a couple of years ago by fellow Powertex tutor and artist Rosie … Continue reading Nature inspired Powertex painting

Powertex Clock, fall back

Designed by - Shell North This month the design team were challenged to follow and complete a design team members step by step from a previous article. This came with one stipulation that we did it with our own twist. There were so many I wanted to do but in the end Abigail's bright summer … Continue reading Powertex Clock, fall back

Powertex Creature Comforts

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

Powertex Dog from recycled items

Designer - Jill Cullum Powertex is at it's best when used to upcycle/recycle items we would normally pop in the bin. It is perfect for transforming everyday objects into a sculpture, either for the house or garden. Powertex dog by Jill Cullum When I was asked to make a 3d animal from recycled materials, I … Continue reading Powertex Dog from recycled items

Something fishy by Gill Goldsmith

Powertex UK Secret Art Box

Gill is demonstrating the May Secret Art Box and it's got a watery theme! She's diving in to the contents and using the unique and mystical Terragreen pigment to create something fishy! Read on for the details. So I opened the May Secret Art Box from Powertex and WOW! Look at all the goodies that … Continue reading Something fishy by Gill Goldsmith

Under The Sea Powertex Sculptures

Powertex shark by Donna Mcgghie

By Donna Mcghie What lies under the sea can be both beautiful and terrifying in equal measure. I decided to make my own homage to the 1970’s film Jaws for my first underwater sculpture for this article. Thanks to this film I always feel a primeval sense of unease when swimming in deep water, and … Continue reading Under The Sea Powertex Sculptures

Powertex Taurus Headdress

Powertex Head dress by Shelll North.

Powertex Taurus the Bull Designer- Shell North In this article my chosen subject matter was short listed to 'Taurus'. Because I really love wearable art and cosplay, so I knew sort of where I was taking this piece from the start. But with just a few bits needing inspiration. And so the Powertex Taurus Headdress … Continue reading Powertex Taurus Headdress

Recycled Bottle Powertex art

Recycled Bottle Art Mixed Media with Powertex - by Anne I simply love to recycle, upcycle and repurpose so this project using a recycled wine bottle and a set of cheap cocktail glasses from the charity shop was a perfect project for me. I also used some of my old T shirts and fabric scraps … Continue reading Recycled Bottle Powertex art

Powertex Stone Art Hares

Powertex Stone Art Hares - Some bunny loves you Designer: Anna Emelia Howlett “The March hares danced and leapt around as the moonlight shone golden on the lush Spring ground” by Claire Ivins The Secret Art Box - March I feel very privileged to be able to get my hands on a Secret Art Box. … Continue reading Powertex Stone Art Hares