For the next article about how I use Powertex Bister, I’m revisiting an old favourite technique. Creating a stone effect with Stone Art and Bister is an impressive technique that looks amazing on craft projects and can amaze people with it’s realistic finish. However, it’s also a useful technique for mixed media art. (more…)
If you’ve been following my series of articles on using Powertex Bister in mixed media art, you might be ready to see some in action. This Powertex Bister planets painting was created for the Powertex UK design team and was published in the online magazine in June. It’s a fun example of how Bister sprays can be used to create interesting effects on a canvas. (more…)
If you've ever taken a Powertex Mixed media art workshop with me you will know that Powertex Bister Granules are on my favourites list! Using Powertex Bister granules for mixed media art is bit different than adding other pigments because they also create texture.
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!
One of my favourite pigments to add to my art is Powertex Bister. The slightly muted colours create a gorgeous atmosphere in a painting and the ink is perfect for flowing around the textures on my canvas. The Powertex sprays that I use come in a natural brown ink and Read more…
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…)
With paint or Powertex, getting started or getting stuck is something I can relate to. Sometimes we lack inspiration. We get stuck. Mojo has left the building and she hasn’t left a note. Look at all the supplies, the gorgeous colours and the infinite possibilities. Then we freeze. (more…)
Pastel Powertex is perfect for Spring projects, florals and gifts. Pastel colours can be mixed with Powertex Universal Medium to create soft effects for your projects. (more…)