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This Year’s Crop

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Reconstructing the Past 2013 A Collective Memoir

Night: A Photo-Novella

Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception

Shibori: From Textiles to Polymer Clay

Making Faces, Molds & Forms

A Deluxe Heirloom Paper Doll Collection

We’re tending . . . → Read More: This Year’s Crop

New Books Coming in 2013

Shibori: From Textiles to Polymer Clay

There’s lots of work going on right now behind the scenes at PolyMarket Press.

There are several new books underway, including  polymer clay books by authors Debbie Jackson, Randee Ketzel and Kim Schlinke, a photo-novella of the turbulent 1990′s by Ricardo Acevedo, and new books on paper dolls, and making dolls and miniatures by me.

Fasten your seatbelts; . . . → Read More: New Books Coming in 2013

Coming Right Up!

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As always, there’s so much going on here with projects that are in the works already and in the planning stages as well. Part of being a long term thinker is knowing that some things take a long time to come about, and that can be  a good thing if you remember to be patient and . . . → Read More: Coming Right Up!

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!

A Few More Polymer Clay Masks

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My camera stopped focusing well after the last photoshoot when it fell off of the tripod mount and dropped about a foot onto the carpet.

However, I put it back on the dock, let it sit for a week or two and turned it on and off again a few times, and it seems to be working . . . → Read More: A Few More Polymer Clay Masks

Making Miniatures

miniature dresser set made with polymer clay

In addition to books and other collectible items such as cards and paper dolls, PolyMarket Press offers how-to projects in downloadable .pdf format for purchase.

In the first of these, you can learn how to use polymer clay, some beads and simple tools with glue and rubber stamps to create a set of items to grace a . . . → Read More: Making Miniatures

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