2011 has been an exciting, busy, growthful year! A lot of projects and work came to completion in 2011 and lots more are now starting up or being actively continuing from the last few years. (Some projects take a while–there’s so much to be done!)
This year saw the release of interloper | fineart nudes and photopaintings . . . → Read More: Old Year, New Year–so many projects!
Its my favorite time of year in a beautiful place–Colorado in the springtime is an exciting world! Last week we had temperatures in the 70′s and 80′s range and set records, and the snow that fell earlier this week has now melted and provided enough to get all the new growth going on trees, yards and . . . → Read More: Springtime In The Rockies
Our new book “A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks” is now available! I’ve received the proof copy and made the necessary edits to fix what I sincerely hope are the last of the errors. The pictures look great! I’m continually impressed by how varied and cool all the masks in the collection are. I’m pleased to . . . → Read More: A New Book For The New Year
In any artistic endeavor, there are times that you have lots of choices, and times that the project pretty much propels itself in directions that you might not have thought about previously. When things go well, it is a mixture of both the planned and the serendipitous discoveries. The parts that work well are accumulated, and those that . . . → Read More: So Many Choices!
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!
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!
Making Faces, Molds and Forms is the next book PolyMarket Press is preparing for release in 2011. It is a companion piece to 2010′s A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks that will showcase how to sculpt original faces in polymer clay, and make 2 part silicone rubber molds for use in making MORE faces!
Readers will . . . → Read More: Upcoming Books In 2011
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
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
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