Featured Art from PolyMarket Press Books!

Art from Polymarket Press books is on display at Kay Carol & Priscila Gallery during the month of October. In conjunction with a Gender Identity community art show, we are awaiting work from Ricardo Acevedo’s books Night and Interloper as well as polymer clay jewelry from Randee M. Ketzel and Kim Schlinke’s Polymer Clay Gemstones-The Art . . . → Read More: Featured Art from PolyMarket Press Books!

Showing Off!

A good part of 2014 so far has been  devoted to getting things set up and running at the new location. Kay Carol Gallery & Priscila Working Arts Studio often gets shortened to KCP Gallery, and is located at 364 Main Street in Longmont Colorado. I graduated with my Media Graphic Design degree in December and . . . → Read More: Showing Off!

New Books Coming in 2013

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!

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!

Mystery Mask?

mystery mask--who made it?

I’ve divided up all 472 photographs of miniature polymer clay masks into  rough categories to make it easier to organize them onto the pages  of the upcoming book. I applied them as keywords to the photos in Adobe Bridge, and now I can quickly sort them. That way I can see how they fit together in groups; some . . . → Read More: Mystery Mask?

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