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

Initial Star Plaque

The Secret Art Box - August 2019 Designer - Gill Goldsmith The August Secret Art Box arrived and I was excited to unpack it and see what was inside this month. Again I wasn’t disappointed with the amount of contents…gorgeous papers, stamps, a bundle of letters, fabric textures, MDF tags, blue bister granules, aqua acrylic … Continue reading Initial Star Plaque

Venetian Mask

Secret Art Box July 2019 Hi this is Kore and this month I got my hands on my first Powertex Secret Art Box! I was really surprised how much was packed into the box and the sample sizes of Powertex products are perfect. It was full of gorgeous things and I used just a few … Continue reading Venetian Mask

Venetian Carnival Canvas

The Secret Art Box - July 2019 Designer: Gill Goldsmith This month’s Powertex Secret Art Box was full of wonderful Venetian Carnival themes and there was so much to play with. From the gorgeous lace and MDF masks to the Venice themed rice paper and the Fleur de Lys mould from ArtyCo. I couldn’t wait … Continue reading Venetian Carnival Canvas

The Secret Art Box – May

A Home Under the Sea Designer - Jill Cullum A home under the sea by Jill Cullum I was so excited to receive my first 'Secret Art Box', and I was not disappointed when I opened it.  Full of possibilities to create this article with.  It's a challenge of being given a box of 'goodies' … Continue reading The Secret Art Box – May

A kelp forest – under the sea

Kelp Forest by Fiona Potter

It was a beautiful, clear blue sky morning in the glorious heat of Summer 2018 we arrived at Porthgwarra Beach in far west Cornwall just as the tide was receding.  It’s such a beautiful cove and we kept spotting something in the water around the rocks and went to investigate.  It was a whole area … Continue reading A kelp forest – under the sea

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

Powertex Art Doll Time

Powertex art doll Kore Sage

Powertex Art Doll time on the blog again. These kits are a wonderful project to do if you're looking to spread your creative wings. The template gives you a starting point with lots of room to try new techniques and ideas. I used a few techniques on my art doll to represent “time flies” but … Continue reading Powertex Art Doll Time