Category Archives: Self-Publishing

Events & Classes In 2011

Happy New Year to all! Last year was certainly busy–so chock full of Things To Do that I see I haven’t had time to blog since August. I continued taking classes at Front Range Community College, and as part of … Continue reading

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How DO They Do It?

I’ve switched from the active production of masks, faces, and beads to taking pictures and editing, racing towards my deadline  to put together “A Collection Of Polymer Clay Masks” and have it in print by Halloween. It can be done!!–but … Continue reading

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Skinner Blends and More!

On our PolyMarket Press side of things, work is progressing on new books. In 2010 we will see the debut of two new books from me– Making Faces, Molds & Forms and The Art of Polymer Clay Masks. Learning a lot … Continue reading

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Houston’s International Quilt Festival 2008

Last week Judith Skinner and I were vendors for our third year at The International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas. The show is the absolute best in the world, and there are more beautiful quilts and amazing wearable art pieces … Continue reading

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Designing Woman

In addition to writing for books and magazines, and creating artwork with polymer clay and textiles, I spend a lot of time working with graphic and web design. I love what can be done with a digital camera and Adobe … Continue reading

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NEW book!! Making Faces Molds & Forms

Book Cover–Making Faces Molds & Forms, originally uploaded by sarajane helm. This is the front cover of my newest book–“Making Faces Molds & Forms” It is a how-to guide to sculpting faces from polymer clay and using 2part RTV silicones … Continue reading

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When the Spirit Doll Moves!

I’ve been having fun playing with face masks, dolls, and beads. All the cotton jersey that I’ve previously dyed has been cut into fat quarters for making into doll bodies and spirit doll kits. I’ve got some premade bodies that … Continue reading

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