There’s snow place like gnome

Designed by Shell North For my last blog I'm reminiscing from 4 years ago when I made my first ever Powertex Gnome 'Amon the Shaman'. He was inspired by a supposed origins story of Santa, collecting Fly agaric, flying with his reindeer and delivering presents. My original Powertex gnome seems to have inspired a flourish … Continue reading There’s snow place like gnome

Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory

Designer - Donna Mcghie For this month’s articles the Powertex Design Team were asked to look back over the archives and put our own spin on a previous creation by one of our colleagues. What an inspiration it was going back over past Powertex sculptures and creations.  I was spoilt for choice.  However, the one … Continue reading Powertex Ghoul Shoulder Accessory

Powertex Creature Comforts

Designer - Shell North What inspires me? As a tutor I’m often asked how I come up with all my ideas and what Inspires me. My first answer is everything. I’m sure we all know a Powertex crafter that is inspired by everything around them and has a list longer than their arms of inspirations. … Continue reading Powertex Creature Comforts

Masai Collection

In August our product of the month is the Masai Collection. This is a collection of plaster head/busts that can be used to create stunning figurines and statues. You may have seen "Agnes" recently on our Hochanda tv shows. The plaster pieces can be painted with Powertex Fabric Hardener and attached to a stand with … Continue reading Masai Collection

Powertex Giraffe

Unique Powertex giraffe garden feature Designer - Donna Mcghie For this article I was asked to create a 3D animal using Powertex and recycled materials.  As anyone who is familiar with Powertex will know, the possibilities for this are endless. My brain was buzzing with ideas.  However, it was when I was sorting out stuff … Continue reading Powertex Giraffe

Powertex sculptures from recycled items

Designer - Annette Smyth One of the great things I love about working with the Powertex product range is the ability to recycle and upcycle everyday objects into something completely different. I love to create 3D sculptures, especially animals and birds. I often walk around car boots and local charity shops dreaming of all the … Continue reading Powertex sculptures from recycled items

The sea is my heart, a Powertex octopus

Designer - Shell North A Powertex octopus. The theme this month is Underwater, this is one of my favourite go to themes I love to create with as I love the sea. Living in Dorset I’m close to the sea and often find myself seeking respite on some of the peaceful secluded beach spots I … Continue reading The sea is my heart, a Powertex octopus

Ugly Ocean Fish Sculpture

Powertex Fish Sculpture by Jinny Holt

Designer: Jinny Holt For this months article my theme was Fish Sculpture. So this got me thinking about the ocean and all the plastic that is killing off all the fish and other sea life in our waters. Plastics and Powertex Right now it's estimated that over 12 million tonnes of plastic – everything from … Continue reading Ugly Ocean Fish Sculpture

Under The Sea Powertex Sculptures

Powertex shark by Donna Mcgghie

By Donna Mcghie What lies under the sea can be both beautiful and terrifying in equal measure. I decided to make my own homage to the 1970’s film Jaws for my first underwater sculpture for this article. Thanks to this film I always feel a primeval sense of unease when swimming in deep water, and … Continue reading Under The Sea Powertex Sculptures

Clowning around with Powertex Clownfish

Powertex Clownfish sculptures by Annette Smyth

By Annette Smyth Clown Fish Hello everyone and welcome to my latest article.  I was so excited when I found out the theme for this month was UNDER THE SEA.  I love anything connected with the ocean.  So much so that I think I could have been a mermaid in another lifetime. In fact my … Continue reading Clowning around with Powertex Clownfish