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

Mixed Media Rusting Techniques

You have probably guessed that we LOVE mixed media rusting techniques. And what better way to achieve these than with rusty powder from Powertex! You can see some great rusty images here and there have been some excellent articles from our fabulous design team recently. Here I am sharing the manufacturers instruction sheet with you, … Continue reading Mixed Media Rusting Techniques

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

Inspiration for an Artwork

Texture inspiration

Where to find Inspiration for an artwork I am often asked where I get my inspiration for an artwork from. Well mostly the answer is, "it's all around me". Because I see inspiration when I'm out for daily walks with my camera. It might be in nature, in architecture, in the many working environment. In … Continue reading Inspiration for an Artwork

Steampunk Jewellery Plier Stands (by Anne)

I have been meaning to decorate my jewellery plier stands for ages and finally got them finished. I had a bit of a problem with these in that they started off as a plain varnished wood surface. I initially coated them with white Gesso with a view to painting them with acrylics. However, the Gesso … Continue reading Steampunk Jewellery Plier Stands (by Anne)