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Available NOW: Polymer Clay Gemstones–The Art of Deception

Polymer Clay Gemstones—The Art of Deception
By Kim Schlinke and Randee M. Ketzel
ISBN 978-0-9800312-9-4

This is not your ordinary how-to book! Austin TX based authors and polymer clay artists Kim Schlinke and Randee M. Ketzel artfully mix a clever mystery with 20 how-to projects that show step-by step photographs and instructions to create your . . . → Read More: Available NOW: Polymer Clay Gemstones–The Art of Deception

New Releases, Coming Right Up!

Polymer Clay Gemstones--The art of Deception

Its no accident that the two newest books from PolyMarket Press feature artistry from  Austin; a veritable hotbed of creative cool in the wild and woolly state of Texas. Maybe it’s the heat down there that grow’s em that way, but I have the pleasure of knowing some incredibly talented people that reside in the Lone . . . → Read More: New Releases, Coming Right Up!

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!

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaf mask by Rebecca Wells Stout

Time is passing quickly–I’m gearing up for the Houston International Quilt Festival that is coming right up at the beginning of November. In addition to books, I’ll be there with Judith Skinner and Houston’s own polymer clay artisan mask-maker Rebecca Stout. She’s got quite a few masks featured in the upcoming book A Collection Of Polymer . . . → Read More: Autumn Leaves

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!

A Colorful Polymer Clay Mask

a miniature polymer clay mask by Dorothy Greynolds

As I mentioned in yesterdays’s blog post, I’ve divvied up the mask photos into categories in order to help organize them on the pages of the upcoming A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks.

Today I worked on the “Colorful” section, and this is a wonderful representative by artist Dorothy Greynolds. She’s one of 150 whose work will be presented, . . . → Read More: A Colorful Polymer Clay Mask