Powertex art with acrylic paint by Kore Sage

Powertex and Acrylic

Can I use acrylic paint with Powertex? Acrylic paint is plastic based so I was cautious to add it to my Powertex artwork. Soft plastics don’t tend to play well with Powertex and they can peel away from Powertex surfaces. Have you ever peeled dry Powertex from your plate or Read more…

Mixed media art on paper by Kore Sage Art Curious Tales series

Art table notes June 2021

June 2021 at the Kore Sage Art table On the June art table I’ve been painting for the Curious Tales series on canvases and paper and reflecting on the introduction of pinks and working on paper. I wrote a blog full of my favourite Powertex links and shared artists, makers Read more…

Powertex art and craft supplies

Powertex links and resources

Powertex universal medium is a mixed media art and craft supply that is a fabric hardener, paint and adhesive. Its unusual properties are unfamiliar to some beginners so here’s some links to help you create your own art and crafts with Powertex. Here’s my list of useful online places and Read more…

Line sketches and drawings on my art table May 2021

Art table notes May 2021

May 2021 at the art table On the art table in May I’ve been painting for the Curious Tales series to take to the gallery and to share with my Instagram followers. I’m still loving these ocean blues and purples. I also wrote a blog about the importance of taking Read more…

making art for mental health, art with crayons

Making art and mental health

Making art for mental health This week has been Mental Health Awareness week in the UK. I’ve been sharing my thoughts and some resources over in my Instagram stories during the last few days, in particular links to support. It’s a subject very close to my heart and going by Read more…

Mixed media art in blue and purple with hand drawn lines by Kore Sage

Creating a series from a small idea

Creating a series from a small idea This weekend I’m grateful to get some new paintings out into the real world in a local art shop gallery. These paintings came from small beginnings and I’m sharing how they developed from a simple idea and what inspired the finished paintings, The Read more…

Mixed media art in blue and purple with hand drawn lines by Kore Sage

Art table notes April 2021

April 2021 at the art table Taking an opportunity On the art table in April the longer Spring days were so welcome, meaning I could paint later into the afternoon and make time for a walk in the sun at the beach. I’m so lucky to live so close to this Read more…

Blue and Purple loose art on watercolour paper

Art table notes March 2021

March 2021 at the art table Finding colour and marks On the art table in March it’s playtime with some loose marks on watercolour paper. In Powertex I’m revisiting Easy Structure in some of my favourite art pieces and my book pile gets some birthday gift additions. In the sketchbook Read more…

Powertex Ivory and Green Bister mini art in a frame

Mini art with Powertex Bister crackle

Create mini art with the Powertex Bister crackle technique Creating mini art has been a great way for me to keep creating but in a manageable way and practice techniques. Bister crackle is a favourite and the organic patterns looked so good grouped together when they were done. I’m using Read more…