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New Release ~ interloper

interloper | fineart nudes and photopaintings of Ricardo Acevedo

We are thrilled to announce that the new release from PolyMarket Press artist and author Ricardo Acevedo is now nearing its debut!

interloper | fineart nudes & photo-paintings by Ricardo Acevedo is a provocative feast for the eyes from cover to cover, with 116 pages that beautifully display more than 60 images in this luminous body of . . . → Read More: New Release ~ interloper

Getting Ready For The Show!

I’m packing the last of the new items in my inventory to leave next week for the Houston International Quilt Festival. I got a tremendous amount of inventory made and packaged up, but due to the press of homework, family life and getting ready for this show, the debut of our new book has been slightly . . . → Read More: Getting Ready For The Show!

Do That Homework!

Making Faces, Forms and Masks

and also turn it in–that’s what I tell my students, the people I tutor, my kids–other people’s kids–and I take my own advice.  Don’t just be a wild child–do your homework first! I do it, and I turn it in on time. My husband is very amused by the fact that I often manage to sell . . . → Read More: Do That Homework!

Pre-order Your Autographed Copy Now!

polymer clay butterfly made by Patty Barnes

A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks
Books will ship after October 30, 2010.

Only books purchased directly from us at PolyMarket Press will be signed by the author.

This is one of several incredible miniature masks made by Texas polymer clay artist Patty Barnes. The front cover mask is by sculptor Katherine Dewey, and is . . . → Read More: Pre-order Your Autographed Copy Now!

See Us At The International Quilt Festival In Houston!

blue and orange Spirit Doll with polymer clay face

Judith Skinner and I will be exhibiting and selling at the Houston International Quilt Festival again this year, and we’d love to meet more readers! I’ll be in booth #2052 under the “Creative Connections” title, and “Judith Skinner, Maker Of Fun Jewelry” will be right beside me in booth #2054, in the Embellishments section. Held in . . . → Read More: See Us At The International Quilt Festival In Houston!

The #1 Title From PolyMarket Press

Adapting Quilt Patterns To Polymer Clay

PolyMarket Press began in 2005 as an alternative to releasing books through large  houses such as F&W Publications and Krause. With them I released Create A Polymer Clay Impression and Celebrations With Polymer Clay, and I learned tremendous amounts. I was thrilled when I signed my first contracts with them and am very  thankful for the . . . → Read More: The #1 Title From PolyMarket Press

Wearing All Of The Hats

Bon Bon Bertie and a miniature boudoir

No matter how you dress it up, wearing all the hats in a small business can leave you with no time at all for reading novels and eating bon-bons. So I made Bon Bon Bertie, a 1/6 scale doll (like fashion dolls who are 11 1/2″ high–you know who I mean) to do it for me . . . → Read More: Wearing All Of The Hats

Independent Publication

PolyMarket Press logo

PolyMarket Press is an independent collective of artists and authors, bringing high quality books, cards, calendars and collectibles to publication. We believe that artistic and financial control of their creations is something every artist, writer and musician retains unless they contractually agree differently (and you don’t  have to do that!!) Of course, with such great power . . . → Read More: Independent Publication