Monday, 21 May 2018

Mixed Up Blog Hop

I hope you are enjoying meeting the Mixed Up Design Team! Welcome to my blog.

As you know, each of us is sharing our favourite makes for Mixed Up today, and the project I’ve chosen to share with you is Deep Ice.

I created Deep Ice for the December 17/January 18 Magazine issue. I adore getting texture into whatever I create and this one is a very deeply textured and tactile piece made from Powertex and mediums created to work with it. 

It took a few days to create from start to finish just because you need to be patient and let the layers of 3D Flex texture paste dry out before you start adding colour. This was the base layer…

And this shows the build up of colour using pure powder pigments blended into Powerwax which is water based and archival quality..

I’m also showing a sneak peek of my Upcycled Powertex Japanese Journal that was published on Mixed Up Mag on Friday 18th May! You need to be a subscriber to view this step by step project.  
Mixed up Mag is such awesome value, not only do you get 3-4 step projects added per week, but there are downloadable pdfs for each project plus lots of other tips and tricks, how to's, interviews, product reviews and much more.The Mixed Up website has tons of mixed media projects, including these and many more!  If you want to know more pop on over to the website here
Make sure you visit everyone’s blog to be in with a chance of winning the Grand Prize! Here’s the hop list!

Mixed Up Magazine
Leslie Lineberry
Riikka Kovasin
Erica Evans
Debs Wainwright
Carol Fox
Corrie Herriman
Fiona Potter YOU ARE HERE
Mags Woodcock
Lisa Taggart
Nikki K
Hop Rules:
Visit each designer and leave a comment on their blog for a chance to win a fabulous mixed media prize
The draw is open interntionally
The draw closed 31st May at midnight GMT


  1. loving that wonderful crackle apt to title it Deep Ice !! I can imagine the layers of light washes you must have used to get that fab effect !!

    1. Thank you Suman, I loved creating this one. The crackle is Powertex mixed with 3D flex then oodles of layers of pigments.

  2. I love the crackles! And your new project is gorgeous!

    1. Thank you Susanne. Sorry i am rather behind on replies!

  3. I adore deep ice! Such a clever lady. New project is looking stunning xXx

    1. Thank you lovely Anna. We do rather love what we can create with our Powertex products don't we? It is so perfect for recycling and upcycling

  4. This project is beautiful Fi, I do have a passion for crackles and love the colour choices xx

    1. Thanks Shell, you really can't beat crackles in a project can you?😊

  5. stunning use of crackle!

  6. love your crackled ice and your new project looks promising!

    1. Thank you Margreet. Got another textural piece on the go now. xx

  7. Oh wow!!! Stunning project!!! Beautiful background!!!

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