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 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

Dreamcatcher on The Darkside

Designed by - Patricia Williams The brief for this article was to recreate a piece by one of the other DT members. I pondered long about this looking at previous blogs. Then I was inspired by Shell North, she did a rather beautiful dream catcher. Me being me of course it was not going to … Continue reading Dreamcatcher on The Darkside

A shrine to Buddha

Designed by - Jinny Holt I love being on the Design team as every so often we get asked to do samples for the Hochanda TV shows. As soon as I saw the goodies I had to play with, I knew what I wanted to do. So this is a step by step of the … Continue reading A shrine to 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 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

Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory

Designer - Donna Mcghie For this month’s articles the Powertex Design Team were asked to look back over the archives and put our own spin on a previous creation by one of our colleagues. What an inspiration it was going back over past Powertex sculptures and creations.  I was spoilt for choice.  However, the one … Continue reading Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory

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

Under The Sea Powertex Sculptures

Powertex shark by Donna Mcgghie

By Donna Mcghie What lies under the sea can be both beautiful and terrifying in equal measure. I decided to make my own homage to the 1970’s film Jaws for my first underwater sculpture for this article. Thanks to this film I always feel a primeval sense of unease when swimming in deep water, and … Continue reading Under The Sea Powertex Sculptures