Rust Effects Online Workshop

Do you LOVE STEAMPUNK or anything RUSTY? Want to learn how to create RUSTY TEXTURE in your artwork? If so, you will LOVE this NEW online art workshop with artist Ashley Hay.

Rust Effects Online Art Workshop with Ashley Hay

Do you LOVE STEAMPUNK or anything RUSTY? Want to learn how to create gorgeous rusty textures in your artwork? Or do you simply want to create art with more confidence?

If so, you will LOVE this NEW online art workshop with artist Ashley Hay. Perfect for beginners or beyond… you will be AMAZED by what you create!

Adapted from her popular, face-to-face, full day studio workshop “Rust Effects”…. the online version brings you the opportunity to access Ashley’s teaching from anywhere in the world. Filmed LIVE in her studio, full of tips and tricks to help fast-track your learning and understanding of the Powertex medium… you are going to feel like you are in the studio with Ashley!

Rust Effects Workshop with Ashley Hay. Group picture

Delivered in a series of short video demonstrations you will be guided step-by-step through the process of creating a gorgeous “Rust Effects” artwork of your own. With clear instructions, easy navigation and lifetime access it represents tremendous value, giving you the ability to re-visit the content again and again, as you need, when creating future artworks… 

If you are keen to discover how you can incorporate paper and chipboard embellishments with Powertex and Stone Art, to achieve amazing rust effects in your artwork, then this workshop is for you!!!

In addition, whilst this is an online course, you will be supported as you create! Included in your purchase, you will automatically be enrolled into our private “Rust Effects” VIP members group where you can post images of  your progress and ask any questions you have about the course content, materials, setup, processes and techniques as you go… PLUS you can also join our forums for quick answers about products and materials that are featured in the course…



  • Inspirational content
  • Learning at your fingertips
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions
  • Setup for easy navigation
  • Supported by a PRIVATE VIP Group
  • Access to Forums for quick answers about products & materials featured in the course
  • Lifetime access

In this workshop you will learn:

  • WHAT is Powertex and how to use it 
  • The ART of LAYERS and the difference it makes to your finished artwork
  • How to work with papers and Powertex
  • How to MIX Stone Art Clay
  • How to make a ‘CRACKLED’ clay effect
  • How to make a RUSTIC CHAIN that looks like real metal
  • How to create FAUX Rust Effects in your artwork with a professional finish



You will need:


  • Bronze Powertex 1Kg
  • Black Powertex 500g
  • Stone Art Clay 250g
  • Styrofoam Disc 37cm (dia)
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Chipboard Cogs
  • Powercolour Red Oxide, Mocha, Turquoise, Light Blue & Titanium White
  • Colourtrix Rich Gold
  • Easycoat Glossy 250g


Rust Effects Workshop Bundle - only available in Australia


  • Paint Brush flat 3/4″ & Round #6
  • Sculpture Tools
  • Palette Knife, Scissors and Pliers
  • Craft Knife & Heat Gun
  • Cutting Mat, Plastic Cups & Rolling Pin
  • Latex Gloves  & Aluminium Foil
  • Kebab Sticks or Skewers

Rust Effects Tool Kit
Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 11 Lessons