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

It’s Cold Outside

Designed by Patricia Williams Wintertime is upon us and Christmas, but not all projects have to be Christmas themed there are lots of other ways to express the beauty of Wintertime. The brief for this month’s article in the Powertex magazine is "It's cold out there". I am building my idea around no matter how … Continue reading It’s Cold Outside

Walk like an Egyptian

Powertex UK Secret Art Box - December 2019 Designed by Gill Goldsmith This month’s Egyptian Secret Art Box is a stunner! The theme, inspired by Tracey's visit to the Tutankhamen exhibition is all things Egyptian and amongst the fabulous goodies, a brand new colour of Powertex, a gorgeous mint green. Powertex art by Gill Goldsmith … Continue reading Walk like an Egyptian

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

Craft foam – Made for altering

by Annette Smyth Hello everyone By the time you are reading this the Yuletide season should be in full swing. I'm sure, by now, you will be ready for a little escapism with your crafty stash. Powertex art by Annette Smyth Did you manage to catch Tracey Evans on Hochanda on Thursday 21st November? If … Continue reading Craft foam – Made for altering

Powertex Christmas decorations

If you're looking for Powertex craft and mixed media projects for Christmas or Winter home decorations then we've got what you need. These projects have all been featured in the Powertex UK Magazine with step by step tutorials to show you how to make them. The Design Team have created some beautiful projects for you … Continue reading Powertex Christmas decorations

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

Shimmering Powertex Wreath

The Secret Art Box - November 2019 Designed by Kore Sage The Secret Art Box for November was full of festive pieces to create a Winter wreath. Contents included a polystyrene ring, mdf, Ivory Powertex Universal Medium, rice paper, stencil, Lava acrylic ink, embellishments and pigments in pearl and clear gold and more! The perfect … Continue reading Shimmering Powertex Wreath

Starry, starry night

Designed by Jinny Holt This month we were asked to create a piece, inspired by one of our favourite artists. Not an easy task for me as I have quite a few to choose from, Georgia O'keeffe, Vincent Van Gogh, Edvard Munch, to name but a few. Then there are artists who I admire and … Continue reading Starry, starry night

Winter Deer Notebook

Powertex Secret Art Box – November 2019 Designed by Gill Goldsmith This month’s box really didn’t disappoint, the theme was winter and included lots of lovely items to create with such as a polystyrene wreath and a gloriously detailed MDF snowflake cut out. Also included was a deer head MDF, rice paper, a star stencil, … Continue reading Winter Deer Notebook