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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

Old Year, New Year–so many projects!

Ceramic Face, Metal Flowers necklace 1

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!

New Release ~ interloper

interloper | fineart nudes and photopaintings of Ricardo Acevedo

We are thrilled to announce that the new release from PolyMarket Press artist and author Ricardo Acevedo is now nearing its debut!

interloper | fineart nudes & photo-paintings by Ricardo Acevedo is a provocative feast for the eyes from cover to cover, with 116 pages that beautifully display more than 60 images in this luminous body of . . . → Read More: New Release ~ interloper

Interloper–on sale soon!

Interloper covers

We are getting ready to do the final edits on the new book “Interloper  fine art nudes and photo-paintings” by Ricardo Acevedo. Like a fine cup of espresso, its an exciting project that we’ve been brewing up this summer and is just about ready to serve; hot, rich, with deep dark color and a jolt of . . . → Read More: Interloper–on sale soon!

Springtime In The Rockies

Spring Flowers In Snow

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

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!

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!

Upcoming Books In 2011

a silicone mold with the original polymer clay face and other faces made from the mold

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

So Many Masks!

A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks

Progress is coming along well on the next book to be released from PolyMarket Press! After months of taking photographs and hours of editing them every day, I’m now down to laying out the pages for  A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks.

Sculptor (and author of several of her own wonderful books) Katherine Dewey created the mask . . . → Read More: So Many Masks!