Black and blue abstract art by Kore Sage

New Deep Blue paintings for Clarkes gallery

These Deep Blue paintings are heading to Clarkes Art Shop and Gallery in Brighton this week. They are abstract land and seascapes of nighttime by the sea, lights along the coastline and warm breezes after the sun goes down. Blue deep edge canvases to hang or stand These acrylic paintings Read more…

Powertex halloween project metallic goblets

Halloween Powertex projects

Halloween decorations with Powertex It’s time to get your Powertex out and make your Halloween decorations. That means creepy DIY decor and spooky table decorations and some gothic garden art and sculptures to share with the neighbours! What do I need to know about Powertex? Powertex Universal Medium (sometimes called Read more…

Detail of new art September 2021

Art table notes September 2021

On the September art table, the handmade book is finished and new artwork in deep blues is getting ready for the gallery. The Powertex blog takes a look at seasonal projects to make for Autumn. At the gallery The new work for Clarkes of Sussex in Brighton is in the Read more…

Mixing Powertex colours

Powertex colour mixing

Mixing pastel colours was my challenge for the Powertex UK Design Team this month. I mixed pastel colours with Powertex Universal Medium for some simple Spring bottle vases. I like to mix my Powertex colours but it’s not familiar to everyone so here’s a short guide to Powertex colour mixing! (more…)

Handmade art journal pages using sketches

Art table notes July 2021

On the July art table I worked in a handmade book, finished some paintings on paper and took part in a community mural project. I also reflected on my Powertex workshops. Art journaling in a handmade book I got inspired by art journals and sketchbooks on YouTube this month and Read more…

Butterfly panted onto a wall mural by Kore Sage

Painting a butterfly mural

In Brighton, Clarkes art shop and gallery is in the creative heart of the city, the North Laine. Street art is a frequent sight and the staff of Clarkes add their own mural every summer. Gathering artists together Over thirty artists and makers display their work in the gallery upstairs Read more…

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…