Upcycled Powertex pot

Designed by - Anna Emelia Howlett If you saw my shows with Powertex UK on HOCHANDA on May 3rd at 12pm and 4pm you would have caught my water pot. Made from my mum's giant yoghurt pot I felt it was only fair to gift it to her. I hope you felt inspired to make … Continue reading Upcycled Powertex pot

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

The Secret Art Box – May

A Home Under the Sea Designer - Jill Cullum A home under the sea by Jill Cullum I was so excited to receive my first 'Secret Art Box', and I was not disappointed when I opened it.  Full of possibilities to create this article with.  It's a challenge of being given a box of 'goodies' … Continue reading The Secret Art Box – May

A kelp forest – under the sea

Kelp Forest by Fiona Potter

It was a beautiful, clear blue sky morning in the glorious heat of Summer 2018 we arrived at Porthgwarra Beach in far west Cornwall just as the tide was receding.  It’s such a beautiful cove and we kept spotting something in the water around the rocks and went to investigate.  It was a whole area … Continue reading A kelp forest – under the sea

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

Powertex Ammonite Light

Powertex Ammonite Light

Designer:  Jill Cullum My Inspiration for an under the sea light This article is very much influenced by my love of the beach. I spent several years with the beach on my doorstep, where I regularly enjoyed early morning walks. And was the inspiration for my Powertex Ammonite Light. I particularly loved the changing moods … Continue reading Powertex Ammonite Light