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

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

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?

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 Clock, fall back

Designed by - Shell North This month the design team were challenged to follow and complete a design team members step by step from a previous article. This came with one stipulation that we did it with our own twist. There were so many I wanted to do but in the end Abigail's bright summer … Continue reading Powertex Clock, fall back

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

Initial Star Plaque

The Secret Art Box - August 2019 Designer - Gill Goldsmith The August Secret Art Box arrived and I was excited to unpack it and see what was inside this month. Again I wasn’t disappointed with the amount of contents…gorgeous papers, stamps, a bundle of letters, fabric textures, MDF tags, blue bister granules, aqua acrylic … Continue reading Initial Star Plaque

Venetian Carnival Canvas

The Secret Art Box - July 2019 Designer: Gill Goldsmith This month’s Powertex Secret Art Box was full of wonderful Venetian Carnival themes and there was so much to play with. From the gorgeous lace and MDF masks to the Venice themed rice paper and the Fleur de Lys mould from ArtyCo. I couldn’t wait … Continue reading Venetian Carnival Canvas

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

The Northern Lights in Powertex

Northern Lights using Powertex Designer: Donna Mcghie In this article I will show you how to recreate my interpretation of the Northern Lights using Powertex. The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis have always fascinated me. Like the ocean which was the inspiration for my last blog, they have that ethereal, slightly unworldly quality. They are … Continue reading The Northern Lights in Powertex