Van Gogh Inspired Powertex

This article is about how my favourite artist influences what I create with Powertex. Gosh, making this choice was as tricky as choosing a design from one of my fellow Powertex design team members. The main three artists I whittled it down to were Vincent Van Gogh, Lucian Freud and Frida Kahlo.  Swirly patterns reminiscent … Continue reading Van Gogh Inspired Powertex

Crafting with Children

My inspiration for this article about crafting with children, came from looking for wall art for our new studio. I kept coming across a saying by Pablo Picasso - Every Child is an Artist. With summer holidays approaching, what better way to keep children occupied, than letting them loose with some art. This also got … Continue reading Crafting with Children

Powertex dreams

Designer - Jinny Holt Powertex dreams. Hello again fellow Powertex creatives, for this months article my theme was " dreamers and stars" well I have a dream... If you have a dream, just go for it I have been creative for what feels like forever and I have always wanted to give up my day … Continue reading Powertex dreams

Certified Powertex Workshop

What's in a Powertex Workshop? Have you thought about going to a Powertex workshop but haven't yet, because you're not sure what to expect? Well come with me and let me give you an insight in what's in a Powertex workshop. 3d Flex Texture Powertex Workshop Samples I was invited to a Powertex workshop earlier this month … Continue reading Certified Powertex Workshop

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

Slime and snails Or puppy dogs’ tails…….

What kind of magic spell would you use? Well Halloween is here. I love this time of year it is literally magic! Hope you have all had a fantastic time carving pumpkins, dressing up, eating toffee apples and lots of candy. I decided to create a little Halloween project of my own. If I was … Continue reading Slime and snails Or puppy dogs’ tails…….

Lady of the sea

I was very excited about creating this piece. It was a sample for Hochanda and the first time I got to use my stamps and that I had seen them in the red rubber stamp format than just my hand drawn illustrations. I also got the fossil moulds https://www.powertex.co.uk/home/360-fossil-mould.html and fossil stencils and absolutely could not wait … Continue reading Lady of the sea

My Secret Friend – Powertex Reference Journal

Hello again Hands up if you get a bit jittery........ ....When it comes to dry brushing your project ....When you want to try a new colour scheme ....Using a new fabric/embellishment etc ....Your trying something new for the first time Lets admit it, we all like our comfort zones Well, I wanted to share with … Continue reading My Secret Friend – Powertex Reference Journal

Mixed Media Journal cover inspired by William Morris

I absolutely adore the beautiful nature inspired art and design work created by William Morris. Associated with the Pre-raphaelites. In the late 19th Century he created the Arts and Crafts movement as he felt the need for more creativity in the decorative arts. He also had a taste for the medieval. One wonders whether he … Continue reading Mixed Media Journal cover inspired by William Morris