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

A Winter’s Tale – Nostalgic Powertex

By Donna Mcghie My prompt for this month’s Powertex article was A Winter's Tale.  The festive season is fast approaching and my mind wandered back to those seemingly halcyon days of Christmas’ past. I just love the retro look of these Christmas Rice Papers Obviously memory plays tricks on us all, but for me, nothing … Continue reading A Winter’s Tale – Nostalgic Powertex

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

Inspired by Buddha?

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?

Cow skull and flowers wall hanging

Designer:  Jill Cullum When I received the mould for the Cow Skull and Flowers I was immediately drawn to a Native American reservation.  Speaking to a friend she told me it reminded her of the Navajo tribe.  When I searched this I found the colours used in their art and pottery were beautifully vibrant.  What better … Continue reading Cow skull and flowers wall hanging

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 Stamped Pendant

Powertex stamped pendant by Kore Sage

I was inspired this month by Abigail's Stone Art Clay Pendant as I wanted to try the stamping into clay technique. Using her tutorial I created my own Powertex stamped pendant. Powertex stamped clay pendant by Kore Sage I quite like small projects like these that can be done quickly but have very satisfying results. … Continue reading Powertex Stamped Pendant

African Adventure Wreath

The Secret Art Box – September 2019 Designer - Gill Goldsmith This month’s theme was Africa and the box was filled with so many amazing products. The Powertex colour this month was Terracotta and there was also a plaster head, MDF animals and trees, rice paper, paper decoration, 3d sand, stencil, tissue paper, pigment, metallic … Continue reading African Adventure Wreath

Christmas Powertex bauble

Designer: Jinny Holt For this months article, we were asked to follow another design team member's tutorial. Brilliant idea but having to decide which one to follow was no easy task, I spent ages looking through the last couple of years and finally decided that I would follow Anna's Christmas Powertex bauble blog. You can … Continue reading Christmas Powertex bauble

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