Tracey Evans from Powertex UK uses Powerwax with craft foam and Powercolor powder pigments to create beautiful textured art.
Which materials can I use with Powertex Universal Medium? This guide to materials includes using fabrics, glass, plastic and natural materials with Powertex in your mixed media art and crafts.
Designed by Alex Henry Mixed Media Off with his head January's monthly Powertex challenge is Alice in Wonderland, now doesn’t that just conjure up all sorts of exciting possibilities. Dave and I put on our thinking caps and started to work around all things teapots and cups. Out of nowhere an idea popped into my … Continue reading Queen of Hearts
Secret Art Box - December 2019 Designed by Kore Sage The December Secret Art Box had an Egyptian theme and there was a limited edition Fresh Mint colour Powertex too! Other materials included: Large stencil, Printed rice paper, Scarab mould, 3D Sand, Varnish, Bronze Gold Colortricx pigment. In my Egyptian art I wanted to use … Continue reading Egyptian art
Designed by Patricia Williams Wintertime is upon us and Christmas, but not all projects have to be Christmas themed there are lots of other ways to express the beauty of Wintertime. The brief for this month’s article in the Powertex magazine is "It's cold out there". I am building my idea around no matter how … Continue reading It’s Cold Outside
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
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
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
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?
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