Powertex powder pigment pots open from overhead

5 ways to use Powertex powder pigments

Powertex powder pigments Powertex have a line of powder pigments to use with their art and craft supplies. The range includes matt (Powercolor), pearl and metallic (Colortricx) colours and there are several ways to use them. They are suitable for use in a variety of mixed media art and craft Read more…

Deep blue abstract acrylic painting

Art table notes November 2021

The November art table In November the art table saw a lot of pthalo blue and turquoise and inks in red and orange. Small canvases were varnished ready for the gallery. I also brought out the sparkle for the latest Powertex posts and shared some favourite festive creations. Find out Read more…

Work in progress Abstract landscape art

Art table notes October 2021

The October art table On the October art table some new art is developing in the deep blue series and the warmer palette is bringing challenges. The sketchbook is swapped for some handmade zines and I’ve been sharing some Halloween Powertex projects. At the gallery The first paintings from the Read more…

Powertex landscape Kore Sage

A mixed media painting with Powertex

Create a mixed media painting with Powertex Universal Medium. This product works as a paint, glue and fabric hardener so is perfect for this art project. I made a landscape style piece based on a photo but the same techniques can be used for any style. The idea is to 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…