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
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!
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!
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?
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
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