Van Gogh Inspired Powertex

This article is about how my favourite artist influences what I create with Powertex. Gosh, making this choice was as tricky as choosing a design from one of my fellow Powertex design team members. The main three artists I whittled it down to were Vincent Van Gogh, Lucian Freud and Frida Kahlo.  Swirly patterns reminiscent … Continue reading Van Gogh Inspired Powertex

Roman Column

Designer - Patricia Williams As the theme for this month is the Roman Empire, for this article my thoughts turned to all those wonderful columns. They are quite majestic as they tower above us reaching for the sky. Before I started work on my project, I researched styles so I could get a feel for … Continue reading Roman Column

Powertex Ammonite Light

Powertex Ammonite Light

Designer:  Jill Cullum My Inspiration for an under the sea light This article is very much influenced by my love of the beach. I spent several years with the beach on my doorstep, where I regularly enjoyed early morning walks. And was the inspiration for my Powertex Ammonite Light. I particularly loved the changing moods … Continue reading Powertex Ammonite Light

Mindfulness Mandala Triptych

Designer: Shell North In this article I will be showing you how to create a Mindfulness Mandala Triptych. I wanted to incorporate one item as my focal point, the product of the month Easy structure paste. Wood was chosen to work on as this is something I haven’t done for a while. Easy structure works … Continue reading Mindfulness Mandala Triptych

Pastel Powertex Flowers

Pastel Powertex flowers

Powertex Flowers - Pastel Shades Designer - Jill Cullum Spring is on the way! I love Spring - the promise of lighter nights and the garden coming to life with colour. I also love a pretty vase of flowers on my dining table. With this in mind I decided to use Powertex in a different … Continue reading Pastel Powertex Flowers

Secret Art Box Love

True Love in a Secret Art Box- Shell North February is the month of love so what better theme than 'True Love' could you have for this months Secret art box? So I decided to mix it up, take on a challenge and embrace my fears. So I am about to share with you some … Continue reading Secret Art Box Love

Inspiration for an Artwork

Texture inspiration

Where to find Inspiration for an artwork I am often asked where I get my inspiration for an artwork from. Well mostly the answer is, "it's all around me". Because I see inspiration when I'm out for daily walks with my camera. It might be in nature, in architecture, in the many working environment. In … Continue reading Inspiration for an Artwork

Powertex Art Doll MDF Kit

There are no rules for these Art Dolls, other than have fun creating! Where to start with an Art Doll If I am completely honest, when I first opened my new Powertex Art Doll MDF Template I was a little bit daunted. I had never even heard of the term Art Doll before. And was … Continue reading Powertex Art Doll MDF Kit

Stone Art Clay Powertex Birds

Mixed media Blue Powertex bird Stone Art clay sculptures

Stone Art Clay Birds of Powertex Paradise by Shell North In December my first Design team blog goodie box arrived! I was so excited!!! I was given the theme of a pair of birds and these are some of the items I received to create something with stone art clay to hopefully inspire others. (eggs, … Continue reading Stone Art Clay Powertex Birds

Powertex Stone Art – Rustic Autumn Hare – Anna Emelia Howlett

So here it is! The project I have had in my mind for some time and have been desperate to get on and do. And this one I have been looking at for a year now. Other things have just happened to crop up and this idea has been constantly shelved but that's ok. I … Continue reading Powertex Stone Art – Rustic Autumn Hare – Anna Emelia Howlett