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

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

Acrylic inks

Secret Art Loft acrylic ink sprays at Powertex UK The spray acrylic inks add vibrant colour to your Powertex mixed media art and crafts. The inks are transparent so they can be layered and blended into each other for juicy colour. This month there is 10% off Tracey Evans' range of Secret Art Loft acrylic … Continue reading Acrylic inks

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

New Metallic Tag project pack

Powertex UK New Metallic tag project pack

Designer - Tracey Evans There's a new project pack available from Powertex UK and Tracey has a tutorial for you to create this gorgeous metallic tag with a beautiful mdf letter, that's personalised to you. Personalised Metallic Tag project by Tracey Evans Tutorial Tracey Evans, the creative director at Powertex UK uses Lead Powertex Fabric … Continue reading New Metallic Tag project pack

Planet in the Night Sky

A fantasy planet Designer - Jill Cullum Powertex Planet in the Night Sky by Jill Cullum For my planet in the night sky, inspiration came from warm summer nights, sat in the garden, looking out for shooting stars. I decided to try and replicate one of the planets. Hmmm, once started though, my imagination overtook … Continue reading Planet in the Night Sky

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