Tag Archives: Self-Publishing

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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One for the money, two for the show….

Judith and I are the two and the show is the 37th annual International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center, October 14-18. We’ve done this show for several years now and love it. The … 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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Some Polymer Clay Goodies

In the most recent polymer clay miniature mask swap (an annual event prized by all who participate) I not only traded my own masks for  a collection of 100 wonderful miniatures made by others, I also received some great goodies … 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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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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Wolf! Wolf!

It is Winter time, windy and cold, and the wolf is at the door…. Well, not precisely at the door. This big bad winter wolf is a picture of a miniature mask made by Patricia Edmonds using polymer clay, measuring less … Continue reading

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