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Wendy Cevola 9/21/17 Glazing up a storm with 36 mugs and 2 bowls to do.
OceaOtica
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Posted: 2012-03-25 10:24 am   Permalink

bowls are lookin cool, and very classic

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-03-25 10:32 am   Permalink

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OceaOtica

Thank you all for your support and friendship. Who could possibly wake up to a better morning than this. I loved reading these comments so much more than the Sunday paper. I'm like a kid and each note is a piece of candy. I have read them to Dan to show that we are indeed a team and recognized as such. Thank you dear friends for making this journey an adventure filled with surprises. It is so much fun to fulfill dreams. You give me such joy. Cheers, Wendy

Back to work with a Progress Report:

Today I will fire those bowls that needed tweaking and five glaze tests. Really I only glazed these five in two ways. Two are all brown with one having some glaze removed and the other half brown and half blue green. Once they are fired I'll do some with enamel paint. Once all of them are finished we'll see what the run should look like and next week I'll try to get a good start. Hopefully there will be some rain free days. This week its possible rain every day.












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Posted: 2012-03-25 11:20 am   Permalink

I'm I seeing this right? you are reproducing the shade & lighting from the original Art/Menu
That is so "insane in the membrane" in the very best way possible!

It's just to cool for my mind to contain it.....I think I have been artistically overdosed!

Of course I could be trippin on to much MSG from John-O's road trip but I say it's the ART.


 
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LoriLovesTiki
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Posted: 2012-03-25 3:20 pm   Permalink

Wendy & Dan,

Can't wait to see them after being fired! Hurry, hurry!!!!!!!!


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Posted: 2012-03-25 5:13 pm   Permalink

Fantastic! The Bumatay bowl is incredible, they all are incredible!

Looking forward to the firing of the Torches!

Best,
Chris


 
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Beachbumz
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Posted: 2012-03-25 5:36 pm   Permalink

Wendy all that work definitely paid off, everything came out great, lovin the Bumatay, really really came out nice, the glaze combinations you chose were beautiful..
Can't wait to see how you finish off these zombie mugs, looks like your off to a great start..
Aloha to you both..


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2012-03-26 09:11 am   Permalink

Atomic Tiki Punk you got it. That is exactly what I'm aiming for. I want them to have as much of the feeling as the menu.

LoriLovesTiki tomorrow morning the kiln opens up. That's my favorite part.

WestADad I only had that bowl long enough for photos before it disappeared into Dan's tiki jungle room. I'm so happy everyone liked it.

BeachBumz you are so good at glazing I really appreciate your thumbs up and Aloha.


Progress Report:

We started the day by loading the kiln with the glaze tests and some bowls that needed more glaze. The bottle may say three coats but how thick those coats come off the brush makes a huge difference



The few mugs that has enamel added, such as the red sombrero band were baked in the oven.


We brought all of the Zombie Torch mugs into the kitchen.


My job was to pour in the glaze.


Then Dan would vigorously shake the mug in every direction to make sure the entire insides were covered and that there were no air pockets.

Next mug filled.

More shaking.

My other job was to empty the mug while...

Dan's shaking the next filled one.

Another of my steps was to wipe the top leaving glaze in the indented part.

Dan keeps going and he is very entertaining.

I also turn these upside down to drain more and then I wipe the tops a second time and leave the mug upright.

Dan continues to shake the filled mugs...

and shake...

and shake...

and shake...

until we had all 30 mugs glazed inside and drying.

Now the baked mugs are done. Dan found more energy to box for shipping the mugs for zerostreet and Professor G.


These two boxes have shipped! I'd love a photo of the mug with the owner or where its displayed, Please, Please. Cheers, Wendy

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Posted: 2012-03-26 09:49 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-03-26 09:11, danlovestikis wrote:

These two boxes have shipped! I'd love a photo of the mug with the owner or where its displayed, Please, Please. Cheers, Wendy




Photo Op!!!! This could get interesting. Dan's looking a little flushed in a few of those pictures, take it easy you two.

Best,
Chris


 
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Posted: 2012-03-26 11:23 am   Permalink

And the wait begins again, This should be spoken with a British accent.

 
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Posted: 2012-03-26 12:55 pm   Permalink

Love those pictures of Dan!
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rugbymatt
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Posted: 2012-03-26 3:20 pm   Permalink

Dan's new favourite movie is "Shakes the Clown"!

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Posted: 2012-03-26 4:57 pm   Permalink

That Dan is an earthquake in the making...SHAKE & BAKE!!!

 
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Posted: 2012-03-26 5:43 pm   Permalink

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Now the baked mugs are done. Dan found more energy to box for shipping the mugs for zerostreet and Professor G.


These two boxes have shipped! I'd love a photo of the mug with the owner or where its displayed, Please, Please. Cheers, Wendy

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Definitely! Can't wait!
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Posted: 2012-03-26 5:52 pm   Permalink

Hope after all that hard work Dan shook up one of these!

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Posted: 2012-03-26 6:41 pm   Permalink

You probably didn't need to shake if you just fill to the top and then poured out.

 
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