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by Southampton Artist Donna McGhie

Powertex Art 4 A Heart Workshops in May 2018

Time for my regular blog of what is coming up in the way of my Powertex Art 4 A Heart Workshops next month. As always, if you just want to see at a glance, dates and venues are listed below: Art 4 A Heart Powertex Workshops in May 2018 Fri 4 May Powertex Mixed Media...

March Madness – Free Art

I got such a buzz out of giving away a free piece of art for Valentine's day in February, that I have decided to make it a monthly thing. I'm heading out now to hide away an A5 Powertex notebook somewhere in the SO area of Hampshire. Who doesnt like something for...

Powertex Workshops in April 2018

Spring is nearly here, so it's time for me to post my April dates for Art A Heart Powertex Workshops in the SO area of Southampton. I know I tend to waffle, so if you are in a rush and just want to see what's on, here is the simplified version of my Powertex April...

Powertex Tutor – Could you be one?

> I became a qualified Powertex tutor nearly 4 years ago. Without a doubt it is one of the best career moves I've ever made. What's not to like about a job where you get to put huge smiles on people's faces. I often hear it said that we lose ourselves in art....

GO SISTER SOUL SISTER GO SISTER!!

When I tell people that I am looking for second hand bras to make angels with, the usual response is a slightly confused look, as they step away from me and try to steer the conversation on to a safer topic, such as the weather. However, once I explain further to...

Powertex Dates for Your Diaries

First of all, my sincere apologies as I know I have been a little unorganized in keeping people informed of dates over the past few months. Those that know me personally will be aware that I do have a valid excuse, in that there have been some health issues on the...

Vintage Serendipity

One of my favourite places to run Powertex sculpting workshops is at the beautiful Woodlands Lodge Hotel on the outskirts of the New Forest. Whilst doing a fairy sculpting workshop there recently, a young bride to be approached me to ask if I had ever considered doing...

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