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

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

Cow skull and copper art

Designed by - Kore Sage Hi, it's Kore here. I love the new mdf frame and cow skull mould that were featured on the Hochanda tv shows in September. I had Easy Structure, Aqua and Egg Yolk acrylic inks and Copper Penny metallic ink in my kit to make my sample. The Copper Penny ink … Continue reading Cow skull and copper art

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

A Powertex Spooktacular

Secret Art Box October 2019 Designed by - Gill Goldsmith This month’s Secret Art Box theme was Halloween inspired and was packed full of wonderful spooky contents. Including an MDF panel, MDF elements with skulls, tombstones and spiders webs, a spooky stencil, rice paper, large balls, a texture pack, charms, skeleton leaves, plaster skull heads, … Continue reading A Powertex Spooktacular

Powertex Dreamcatcher

Designed by Donna Mcghie Step by step guide to creating a Powertex Dream Catcher The story behind my Powertex dreamcatcher. I will always have a bit of a soft spot for dream catchers.  When my daughter was young she suffered awfully from night terrors.  We tried many techniques to get her to have a peaceful … Continue reading Powertex Dreamcatcher

Fabulous Frames

By Annette Smyth Hello there, Did you catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on 27th September? if not click here to go to the Hochanda site and watch the shows on rewind at 11am and 3pm. If you did then you will have seen the amazing frames and panels now available from Powertex UK. The frames … Continue reading Fabulous Frames

Rusty letter art

The Secret Art Box - August 2019 Designer - Kore Sage The August Secret Art Box included a personalised initial in mdf, a stencil, papers, a quote stamp and textured fabrics. Also Lead Powertex fabric hardener and colour pigments were in Aqua ink and Blue Bister granules. There was so much in the box to … Continue reading Rusty letter art

Stormy Sea Tag with Powertex

Designed by - Donna Mcghie Seascape tag Tags are really popular in the crafting world at the moment. For my stormy sea tag, I'm using the A5 tag from Powertex UK. They are great quality to work with, whatever your style of crafting. Don't you just love the fact that we all have our own … Continue reading Stormy Sea Tag with Powertex

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