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…)
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 mixing up your own Powertex colours!
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…)
Creative Secrets with Abigail Lagden takes a look behind the rainbow Powertex at Curiously Contrary and finds a surprise or two! Abigail also shares some wise words about finding time for your passion when you run a creative business.
Start at the beginning Do you need help with your Powertex supply list? Powertex projects are varied and versatile and the range of products goes way beyond fabric hardener. So how do you know where to start? Tutors here in the UK run workshops or sell kits to get you Read more…