Jack, Sarah, Powerwax and an important question!

Hello again Well I bet you were wondering what has been happening with Jack and Sarah? They took 6 weeks leave in Summer and Jack took her on her own Grand European Tour. They kissed on the Rialto bridge, climbed every mountain in Austria (!), visited Aphrodite’s rock and ended their tour at Monets garden […]

Inspired by leftover Wallpaper?

Hello there Did you read the latest Powertex newsletter and see the top tip for September was to use leftover wallpaper within your Powertex creations….. Well it got me thinking about how useful that would be to create a really quick Halloween canvas Here I used some leftover brickwork wallpaper and adhered this to my […]

NEWSFLASH – Powertex tutor finds sarcophagus!

POWERTEX TUTOR FINDS SARCOPHAGUS It was reported today that a Powertex tutor has found a rare sarcophagus, whilst gardening, this weekend. The Sarcophagus, thought to date from the early reign of Pharaoh Tutankhamun, was said to closely resemble a paper mache pencil box which had been coated in black Powertex. The lower half had very […]

My secret friend – Powertex Reference Journal

Hello again Hands up if you get a bit jittery…….. ….When it comes to dry brushing your project ….When you want to try a new colour scheme ….Using a new fabric/embellishment etc ….Your trying something new for the first time Lets admit it, we all like our comfort zones I wanted to share with you […]

Jack, Sarah and Klimt !

Hello again Creative Friends For those of you who have been following Jack and Sarah’s story here is the latest update……. ‘After finally meeting up again, Jack took Sarah to see an exhibition of Klimt’s paintings at Neue Galerie in New York.  She instantly fell in love with the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, the painting recently […]

Meet me by the Silver Birch

Hello again my fellow adventurers So Jack and Sarah are finally going to meet again by the Silver Birch trees… A piece of MDF was coated in Powertex Ivory, Sarah’s face was taken from silk papers portraits 1 and was roughly torn out before being applied to the surface with easy matt varnish. Roughly tearing […]

Gloria the Goose with the Golden Egg

Hello Creative Adventurers……. This time last week I had my creative passport out and travelled to Birmingham where I was at the NEC in the Artists Avenue of the ICHF Hobbycrafts show.  What an amazing experience…… Whilst there I got to play with the new Powertex WHITE.  This is a real bright clean white that Daz (other […]

Tip Shop Challenge – Home is where the heart is

Hello fellow adventurers and welcome to my first ‘Tip shop challenge’  – so what is it I hear you shout…….well like most creatives, I love nothing better than turning something discarded into something else, something useful or just different.  I love scouring charity shops and car boots for that elusive find that will start me […]

Bert the Bulldog makes his entrance at the NEC

So after many long weeks and late nights Bert is finally making his first appearance at the ICHF Hobbycraft show at the NEC in Birmingham,  he is part of the Remembrance Exhibition being sponsored by Powertex UK which is at the main entrance to the halls. The exhibition runs from today through to Sunday so […]