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Powertex sculpture courses

Powertex sculpture courses, classes and workshops taught by independent textile artists all across the UK.

Essex - Next course on 9th June 2019
Powertex art journal workshop is a very creative class that will introduce you to the magic of Powertex. This workshop will open your eyes to the endless opportunities to create. You will learn how to use Powertex, sculpt fabric and reuse, recycle and up-cycle different materials to create beautiful and unique piece of art that you will take home with you. All art journals are A5 size. Powertex is a very versatile product. Once you...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 20th July 2019
During the course, students will create an animal sculpture from recycled textiles & Powertex art products, suitable for outdoor display once dry. Students will be able to chose between a Highland Cattle, Sheep or Bison sculpture. We will cover a number of techniques including simple armature making, mixing air-drying clay, clay sculpting, wet dip textile sculpting, material selection, & mixing/dry brushing with pigments to add colour. The course is ideal for beginners, new to Powertex....
We are Gertie Graham and Elaine Webster and we are Powertex Certified Tutors. In a few hours we will teach you exciting new skills in a few stress free, relaxing hours using Powertex. Powertex is non-toxic, water-based, environmentally friendly, and weatherproof (in three weeks) textile hardener. We can not stretch enough how therapeutic it is to work with Powertex. Do you want to forget the world for a few hours? Come along for a fun...
Why not try a unique way of sculpting by using Powertex liquid art medium to sculpt, craft, create and bring to life your very own unique handmade weatherproof sculpted piece of art. Workshops are taught in a friendly environment with fully certified, insured and trained tutors, using Powertex fabric hardener as well as other art mediums. No experience needed as each part is taught step by step with extra support from a tutor if required....
Have fun and make your own special bottles creations with recycled/natural materials, powertex and various mixed media embellishments. Make a big Vase or 2 little ones (bottle/jar) - you choose. Powertex is an environmentally friendly, water-based textile hardener which can harden absorbent materials such as textiles, paper, cardboard, fabrics, and fiberglass. Powertex is used for making sculptures, paintings, decorative objects and jewelry.
Taught by Kim McKelvie; Powertex Certified tutor. You will learn how to use Powertex Universal Medium with a recycled jar to learn the principles of building up structure and shape. Then using fabric sculpting to add texture and design into a creative fairy house style which can be used indoors or in the garden. Techniques covered include basic sculpture, fabric sculpting and dry brush painting techniques.
County Durham - Next course on 8th June 2019
Learn how to use Powertex universal medium and fabric and embellishments to create this lovely bottle. It makes a lovely piece of art for your room, a unique table decoration and would also be great for weddings or special occasions/parties. You will start with an old/empty glass bottle. Then using Powertex, fabric and embellishments you will create a design to cover the bottle. You can choose between a floral or beach theme. Next you’ll learn...
North Yorkshire
Learn how to make a beautiful fairy house (to your own specific finish) using Powertex which means that after three weeks it will be weather resistant and can be placed in your garden/on your terrace. Please get in touch for times and more dates, workshops are run through the year.
County Durham
Discover how to use Powertex universal medium and create a lovely piece of art for your wall or to give as a gift. Using an 8x8 inch canvas as a base, you will then use ivory Powertex with fabric and embellishments to create your design. Colour will be added using Powertex pigments. Your finished canvas will not only be a lovely floral picture/design - it will also be a bud vase that will hold a...
Bristol - Next course on 15th June 2019
Portberry Crafts' classes are all about giving you the time, space and materials to be the most creative person you can be. This month we will making a plaque, suitable for indoors or outdoors and really show off the power of layers with Powertex. What you take away Your finished plaque and a surprise mini project which showcases some of the techniques we will be using in the July class. June's "Powertex in the pub"...