West Pier Brighton Art Inspiration

How I inspire my art with photos

I intended to write a blog about how I use Powertex Bister granules this week. Particularly my favourite blue ones, on Ivory Powertex with some Rusty Powder thrown in. However, we can’t always get straight to the art table and open the Powertex so this is what I do instead. Read more…

Powertex glass bottles by Kore Sage

Quick tips for using Powertex on glass

Anyone that has tried to wrap a bottle or glass with Powertex will know that it can be a slippery business! It’s not difficult to achieve though. With a couple of tips you’ll be making potion bottles, turning wine glasses into beautiful goblets and redesigning your mirrors!

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Powertex structure lamp by Kore Sage

Building a Powertex structure

In April my Powertex Design Team project was to create a lamp. There are so many possibilities of course but I wanted to show how to create a sturdy Powertex structure lamp using a bottle as a mould. Powertex Universal Medium is a powerful fabric hardener when used with natural Read more…

Powertex pastel bottle vases by Kore Sage

Highlight your Powertex project in easy steps

A simple way to use Powertex Universal Medium is to use fabric or mixed media to create a project such as a figure, sculpture or canvas. Then highlight the textures to make them visible, which is very effective and feels like magic! This highlighting is often referred to as “dry brushing”. The steps are simple and I’m throwing in some hot tips to make the most of them. (more…)