If you're looking for some inspiration for your next project, Powertex Master tutor Annette Smyth has some great tutorials for you.
Entries for the January Powertex UK Monthly Challenge The Powertex UK monthly prize challenge for 2020 gets off to a magical start with Alice in Wonderland as the theme for entries. We have plenty of top hats, teapots, rabbits and pocket watches in The Powertex Studio Facebook group. The Powertex UK team at HQ have … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland Challenge
The Powertex UK Design Team have created some gorgeous art and craft projects that you find here in the magazine. However, we know that Powertex Addicts everywhere are also being very creative, making some beautiful projects and having brilliant ideas for their Powertex supplies. So while the design team are taking a break from their … Continue reading Powertex UK Monthly Challenge
Designed by Jill Cullum When given the brief "A Winter's Tale" to create a blog, there were many things that sprung to mind. However, my love of everything cute, and recent obsessions with mice, led me to create this Powertex birdhouse. Materials Powertex Fabric Hardener in blackPowertex Powercolor Pigments of your choiceWooden BaseBirdhouse - mdfCeramic … Continue reading Powertex birdhouse
Designed by Shell North For my last blog I'm reminiscing from 4 years ago when I made my first ever Powertex Gnome 'Amon the Shaman'. He was inspired by a supposed origins story of Santa, collecting Fly agaric, flying with his reindeer and delivering presents. My original Powertex gnome seems to have inspired a flourish … Continue reading There’s snow place like gnome
by Annette Smyth Hello everyone By the time you are reading this the Yuletide season should be in full swing. I'm sure, by now, you will be ready for a little escapism with your crafty stash. Powertex art by Annette Smyth Did you manage to catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on Thursday 21st November? If … Continue reading Craft foam – Made for altering
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
Designed by Jinny Holt This month we were asked to create a piece, inspired by one of our favourite artists. Not an easy task for me as I have quite a few to choose from, Georgia O'keeffe, Vincent Van Gogh, Edvard Munch, to name but a few. Then there are artists who I admire and … Continue reading Starry, starry night
By Jill Cullum This month I was asked to write an article about whose art influences me. As an artist this made me think and question, am I an artist or a crafter? I have been a crafter for many years and have recently crossed the line from crafter to artist in some of my … Continue reading Who or what influences my artwork?
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