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

Who or what influences my artwork?

By Jill Cullum This month I was asked to write an article about whose art influences me. As an artist this made me think and question, am I an artist or a crafter? I have been a crafter for many years and have recently crossed the line from crafter to artist in some of my … Continue reading Who or what influences my artwork?

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

Festive Powertex decorations

If you love to make seasonal decorations then this article is for you! From tree decorations to door wreaths, we've got ideas for your Powertex festive decorations. Powertex Wreath by Alex Henry Mixed Media Supply ideas for your festive decorations Polystyrene wreathPolystyrene robinRed Powertex Universal MediumGolden metallic acrylic inkPolystyrene conePlaster angelPlaster guardian angelTexture Pack Wreath … Continue reading Festive Powertex decorations

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

Gothic Fantasy Pram

Designed by Patricia and Dave Williams How it all began For a very long time I have wanted a vintage style pram. It goes back to when I had my own babies, living in a flat there was no room for such a majestic pram. So, children long grown up, I decided Powertex gave me … Continue reading Gothic Fantasy Pram

It started with a plaque…

Annette Smyth My journey to Powertex UK Masters certificate This month I'd like to share my Powertex journey with you from my very first make through to my Powertex UK Masters certificate which I completed in October this year. In early 2014 my friend had been in Australia on holiday and brought me back a … Continue reading It started with a plaque…

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?

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

Mixed media gothic art

Powertex UK Secret Art Box - October 2019 Designed by Kore Sage The Powertex UK mixed media subscription box for October was packed with spooky mdf and embellishments. The sturdy mdf frame was perfect for some gothic mixed media art. Powertex Mixed Media art by Kore Sage The Secret Art Box also included: Black Powertex … Continue reading Mixed media gothic art