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

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

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?

Cow skull and copper art

Designed by - Kore Sage Hi, it's Kore here. I love the new mdf frame and cow skull mould that were featured on the Hochanda tv shows in September. I had Easy Structure, Aqua and Egg Yolk acrylic inks and Copper Penny metallic ink in my kit to make my sample. The Copper Penny ink … Continue reading Cow skull and copper art

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

Cow skull and flowers wall hanging

Designer:  Jill Cullum When I received the mould for the Cow Skull and Flowers I was immediately drawn to a Native American reservation.  Speaking to a friend she told me it reminded her of the Navajo tribe.  When I searched this I found the colours used in their art and pottery were beautifully vibrant.  What better … Continue reading Cow skull and flowers wall hanging

A Powertex Spooktacular

Secret Art Box October 2019 Designed by - Gill Goldsmith This month’s Secret Art Box theme was Halloween inspired and was packed full of wonderful spooky contents. Including an MDF panel, MDF elements with skulls, tombstones and spiders webs, a spooky stencil, rice paper, large balls, a texture pack, charms, skeleton leaves, plaster skull heads, … Continue reading A Powertex Spooktacular

Powertex Dreamcatcher

Designed by Donna Mcghie Step by step guide to creating a Powertex Dream Catcher The story behind my Powertex dreamcatcher. I will always have a bit of a soft spot for dream catchers.  When my daughter was young she suffered awfully from night terrors.  We tried many techniques to get her to have a peaceful … Continue reading Powertex Dreamcatcher