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November 27, 2018

Back in July I attended the Powertex Tutor retreat, we were all asked to bring a random item to be Powertexed, when nearing the end of the shenanigans of the retreat the items were put into a raffle and distributed fairly before we were challenged to create something w...

October 3, 2018

It's a well known fact that once you start using Powertex you will come down with a condition sometimes referred to as 'Powertex eyes' (thanks Abigail Lagden)

Now Powertex eyes is a condition where you find yourself walking around doing your normal daily activities but...

September 19, 2018

When I stumbled across Powertex I was merely a crafter, making and selling things at local fairs to enable me to keep funding myself to keep on crafting. For me crafting was my happy place, my escape from my reality, from my low self esteem, breaking me from the viciou...

August 22, 2018

Its safe to say I love rust, I wanted to have another play with rusty art on a canvas again but maybe make this one more feminine and vintage looking and less industrial than my last.

I started by finding some vintage patterned tissue papers and added them to the canvas...

July 20, 2018

The word retreat makes it sound like you should be running for the hills so to speak, one definition of the word is;

The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant.

Well this isn't the same meaning as the word I...

June 24, 2018

Now everyone sees a blog posts with a nicely polished happy ending finished piece or pieces......well not today folks!

I have been wanting to try acrylic pouring for some time so I thought I'd play around with the ivory Powertex and acrylic inks.

Firstly I poured a littl...

May 20, 2018

My Figurine workshops have always been popular ones to run, and why not as the finished pieces are packed full of your time, effort, creativity, and love and stunning to the eyes. No matter what your technical crafting level or experience is, these pieces are a labor o...

April 16, 2018

Well this week I realised it was the 1 year anniversary for having my studio! it's quite a celebration for myself and my partner as the coming about of me having a studio, a private space for me to go craft (where it didn't take over nearly every room in the house) did...

March 17, 2018

I don't know about anyone else but when it comes to art and texture I do love me abit o rust! I find myself lusting at rust, walking past a railing with the beautiful decay of oranges and browns encrusting up through the painted top layer, getting giddy when my tool bo...

February 13, 2018

Valentines Day is upon us and shops are abundant in Reds and Pinks, Bows, hearts and flowers. I wanted to create a mixed media piece for valentine's, but something different but that won't suprise some as anyone who knows me knows I'm not a pink person in any way so I...

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