FEATURES | MUSIC | BOOKS | DRINKS | FORUMS | GAMES | LINKS | ABOUT


advertise on Tiki Central

Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop
  [Edit Profile]  [Edit Preferences]  [Search] [Sign Up]
[Personal Messages]  [Member List]  [Help/FAQ]  [Rules]  [Login]
Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Other Crafts Wendy Cevola 11/19/17 Day Five on the Big Island of Hawaii I kept forgetting to change this title
Goto page ( Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 | 101 | 102 | 103 | 104 | 105 | 106 | 107 | 108 | 109 | 110 | 111 | 112 | 113 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 139 | 140 | 141 | 142 | 143 | 144 | 145 | 146 | 147 | 148 | 149 | 150 | 151 | 152 | 153 | 154 | 155 | 156 | 157 | 158 | 159 | 160 | 161 | 162 | 163 | 164 | 165 | 166 | 167 | 168 | 169 | 170 | 171 | 172 | 173 | 174 | 175 | 176 | 177 | 178 | 179 | 180 | 181 | 182 | 183 | 184 | 185 | 186 | 187 | 188 | 189 | 190 | 191 | 192 | 193 | 194 | 195 | 196 | 197 | 198 | 199 | 200 | 201 | 202 | 203 | 204 | 205 | 206 | 207 | 208 | 209 | 210 | 211 | 212 | 213 | 214 | 215 | 216 | 217 | 218 | 219 | 220 | 221 | 222 | 223 | 224 | 225 | 226 | 227 | 228 | 229 | 230 | 231 | 232 | 233 | 234 | 235 | 236 | 237 | 238 | 239 | 240 | 241 | 242 | 243 | 244 | 245 | 246 | 247 | 248 | 249 | 250 | 251 | 252 | 253 | 254 | 255 | 256 | 257 | 258 | 259 | 260 | 261 | 262 | 263 | 264 | 265 | 266 | 267 | 268 | 269 | 270 | 271 | 272 | 273 | 274 | 275 | 276 | 277 | 278 | 279 | 280 | 281 | 282 | 283 | 284 | 285 | 286 | 287 | 288 | 289 | 290 | 291 | 292 | 293 | 294 | 295 | 296 | 297 | 298 | 299 | 300 | 301 | 302 | 303 | 304 | 305 | 306 | 307 | 308 | 309 | 310 | 311 | 312 | 313 | 314 | 315 | 316 | 317 | 318 | 319 | 320 | 321 | 322 | 323 | 324 | 325 | 326 | 327 | 328 | 329 | 330 | 331 | 332 | 333 | 334 | 335 | 336 | 337 | 338 | 339 | 340 | 341 | 342 | 343 | 344 | 345 | 346 | 347 | 348 | 349 | 350 | 351 | 352 | 353 | 354 | 355 | 356 | 357 | 358 | 359 | 360 | 361 | 362 | 363 | 364 | 365 | 366 | 367 | 368 | 369 | 370 | 371 | 372 | 373 | 374 | 375 | 376 | 377 | 378 | 379 | 380 | 381 | 382 | 383 | 384 | 385 | 386 | 387 | 388 | 389 | 390 | 391 | 392 | 393 | 394 | 395 | 396 | 397 | 398 | 399 | 400 | 401 | 402 | 403 | 404 | 405 | 406 | 407 | 408 | 409 | 410 | 411 | 412 | 413 | 414 | 415 | 416 | 417 | 418 | 419 | 420 | 421 | 422 | 423 | 424 | 425 | 426 | 427 | 428 | 429 | 430 | 431 | 432 | 433 | 434 | 435 | 436 | 437 | 438 | 439 | 440 | 441 | 442 | 443 | 444 | 445 | 446 | 447 | 448 | 449 | 450 | 451 | 452 | 453 | 454 | 455 | 456 | 457 | 458 | 459 | 460 | 461 | 462 | 463 | 464 | 465 | 466 | 467 | 468 | 469 | 470 | 471 | 472 | 473 | 474 | 475 | 476 | 477 | 478 | 479 | 480 | 481 | 482 | 483 | 484 | 485 | 486 | 487 | 488 | 489 | 490 | 491 | 492 | 493 | 494 | 495 | 496 | 497 | 498 | 499 | 500 | 501 | 502 | 503 | 504 | 505 | 506 | 507 | 508 | 509 | 510 | 511 | 512 | 513 | 514 | 515 | 516 | 517 | 518 | 519 | 520 | 521 | 522 | 523 | 524 | 525 | 526 | 527 | 528 | 529 | 530 | 531 | 532 | 533 | 534 | 535 | 536 | 537 | 538 | 539 | 540 | 541 | 542 | 543 | 544 | 545 | 546 | 547 | 548 | 549 | 550 | 551 | 552 | 553 | 554 | 555 | 556 | 557 | 558 | 559 | 560 | 561 | 562 | 563 | 564 | 565 | 566 | 567 | 568 | 569 | 570 | 571 | 572 | 573 | 574 | 575 | 576 | 577 | 578 | 579 | 580 | 581 | 582 | 583 | 584 | 585 | 586 | 587 | 588 | 589 Next Page )
Wendy Cevola 11/19/17 Day Five on the Big Island of Hawaii I kept forgetting to change this title
Professor G
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Sep 03, 2011
Posts: 346
From: the Tiki Wastelands
Posted: 2012-04-17 7:14 pm   Permalink

It's just stunning work, Wendy. You're creating some automatic classics that make the connection between Tiki past and Tiki present. And furthermore, wow.

 
View Profile of Professor G Send a personal message to Professor G  Goto the website of Professor G     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
hang10tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7311
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2012-04-17 7:54 pm   Permalink

Lookin gooooooooood...

 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Turtle
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Apr 01, 2010
Posts: 25
From: Denver, Colorado
Posted: 2012-04-17 8:05 pm   Permalink

I really love seeing all the process pictures that you post. Great info and some really nice work. Thanks for sharing!

 
View Profile of Turtle Send a personal message to Turtle      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7012
Posted: 2012-04-18 08:52 am   Permalink

Professor G your photography is stunning so thank you for ranking my work up there with yours. Your Super Carved Bob seems to be every ones favorite. When you asked for the Zombie Torch palm trees to be added to your mug it opened a whole new door to what I do with Bob's. Wait until you see the Wish List Bob's coming soon.

hang10tiki that's what I would say about your tiki lounge. I'm so happy to be part of it.

Turtle thanks for stopping by. I try to post every day so that people who have been on my waiting lists can see that one day their work will be done and on the way to them. My reward for posting are the notes I get and love to read. So thank you men. Cheers, Wendy

Progress Report:

I made another decision yesterday. As you know over a week ago I decided that the mugs needed more glaze. We sprayed them all again and fired them. It was worth the time effort and costs to make them better.

Yesterday I tried every mix of colors for the nipples and they all clashed. The richer colors for the mugs didn't work well for skin color. I didn't want to start another nipple controversy!

I decided that I will paint every woman as if she were an oil painting. I am very happy with this decision. It will take longer but the woman look so much better. I even added a touch of blush to the high cheek bone.

I baked a couple of glaze tests and mugs yesterday after painting them and I hope you like them and the nipple color. I kind of choose one that worked with the flower.

Let me know what you think. I'll keep going now to make them all look like this.






I added some black paint to make the eyes and mouth look deeper.
Thanks Swizzle you gave me the idea.


We continue to pour every other day for the Wish List projects.


They are stacking up.


I'll post these as I go just like in the past. Thank you for making this fun.
Cheers, Wendy
_________________


 
View Profile of danlovestikis Send a personal message to danlovestikis      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
dartharnie
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Jan 01, 2012
Posts: 94
Posted: 2012-04-18 09:19 am   Permalink

There will be no nipple controversy in my house. Until my kids turn 18, I'm only "allowed" to display the Zombie side out.

As far as the mug is concerned...

Stunning. Perfect. Wonderful. Thank you for doing this and for the careful attention to detail. I'm chomping at the bit to drink out of mine.


 
View Profile of dartharnie Send a personal message to dartharnie      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
little lost tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 12, 2006
Posts: 7750
From: Orange,CA-right near the Circle!
Posted: 2012-04-18 09:22 am   Permalink

SIMPLY GORGEOUS,WENDY!
All that hard work paid off BIGTIME!
Instant Classic brought to LIFE!


 
View Profile of little lost tiki Send a personal message to little lost tiki  Email little lost tiki Goto the website of little lost tiki     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Atomic Tiki Punk
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 7048
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2012-04-18 10:30 am   Permalink

They look great Wendy & the "Nips" are what they should be!
all the extra detail is pushing these over the top of "Excellence"


 
View Profile of Atomic Tiki Punk Send a personal message to Atomic Tiki Punk      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
bavtech
Tiki Centralite

Joined: May 03, 2011
Posts: 66
From: Herald, CA
Posted: 2012-04-18 1:44 pm   Permalink

Looks great Wendy! Another wonderful piece of art!

 
View Profile of bavtech Send a personal message to bavtech  Email bavtech Goto the website of bavtech     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
hang10tiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7311
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2012-04-18 5:54 pm   Permalink

awesome...

well look what came in the mail today...

WENDY, you made my day...

(ps- roger was great to deal with, super fast.)










hanging in "THE HONU HIDEAWAY"


_________________
Worst sound ever, slurp of an empty tiki mug through my straw!!!


[ This Message was edited by: hang10tiki 2012-04-19 00:21 ]


 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
littlegiles
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 08, 2003
Posts: 665
From: Lancaster, SC
Posted: 2012-04-18 6:43 pm   Permalink

Great job Wendy!! You and Dan sure know how to turn out some beautiful pieces. Keep up the great work and keep sharing those pics.

Thanks!
_________________


 View Profile of littlegiles Send a personal message to littlegiles  Email littlegiles     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
zerostreet
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 06, 2010
Posts: 2225
From: http://www.zerostreet.com
Posted: 2012-04-18 7:21 pm   Permalink

Wow! Hang10, that is beautiful!

 
View Profile of zerostreet Send a personal message to zerostreet  Email zerostreet Goto the website of zerostreet     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7012
Posted: 2012-04-19 08:29 am   Permalink

Now I get to say Wow Wow Wow I loved getting all these terrific messages.

Thank you:

dartharni girl to the wall until your kids turn 18? That's terrific you are good parents.

little lost tiki thank you so much. I hope that it will become a classic and saved in collections like all of your fine art.

Atomic Tiki Punk I'm so glad that you approve the color!

bavtech thanks for checking in see you soon.

hang10tiki Roge and I really appreciated your photos of the Moai. I've decided to mold my sculpt and to turn it into a bowl in the future.

littlegiles I think she's beautiful and I'm so glad you do too.

zerostreet I think you and I are both hung in the Honu Hideaway. I hope to visit it one day.

Progress Report:

Confession I didn't work on the Zombie Torches yesterday. First off I talked to my best friend on the phone for an hour because I haven't seen her in so long. Then I did Spanish for an hour, loved it. Then Dan and I went out to lunch.

When we got back I worked on taking all these molds apart and cleaning up the sculpts.

These are tikis for the Wish List. This shows some of them. All together I spent 3.5 hours cleaning the tikis and wrapping them in plastic wrap.


So by dinner time I just wanted to sit in the recliner with the TV on and carve a Super Carved Bob for mymotiki.








For fun I slipped in a few MM's for mymotiki on the back.




The Wish list has 13 Super Carved Bobs, 3 Missionary's Downfall bowls, 2 Tiki Bob bowls and 2 Bumatay bowls. I am sure I'll have lots of photographs to post as these projects unfold. I hope you will all join me as I work.

I promise to paint a group of the woman for the Zombie Torch today.

Cheers, Wendy
_________________


 
View Profile of danlovestikis Send a personal message to danlovestikis      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Atomic Tiki Punk
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 7048
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2012-04-19 12:09 pm   Permalink

I have always had mixed feelings about the Bob Mugs
But yours are the very best version and that you infuse a Tiki aesthetic
into them that I think the originals lack makes these true masterworks!


 
View Profile of Atomic Tiki Punk Send a personal message to Atomic Tiki Punk      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
The Blue Kahuna
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 01, 2011
Posts: 380
From: Points East & West
Posted: 2012-04-19 7:05 pm   Permalink

^Amen ATP!

 
View Profile of The Blue Kahuna Send a personal message to The Blue Kahuna      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
swizzle
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 1177
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2012-04-20 12:42 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-04-19 12:09, Atomic Tiki Punk wrote:
I have always had mixed feelings about the Bob Mugs
But yours are the very best version and that you infuse a Tiki aesthetic
into them that I think the originals lack makes these true masterworks!



My feelings for Bob are certainly not mixed but i agree with you 100% about the rest ATP. I didn't place an order this time around but when the day comes that i finally decide to add a Bob to my collection, it will be without a doubt one of Wendys super carved versions.

All the mugs are looking fantastic as usual Wendy and i'm flattered that you actually went with my suggestion.
_________________


 View Profile of swizzle Send a personal message to swizzle  Email swizzle Goto the website of swizzle     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Goto page ( Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 | 101 | 102 | 103 | 104 | 105 | 106 | 107 | 108 | 109 | 110 | 111 | 112 | 113 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 | 125 | 126 | 127 | 128 | 129 | 130 | 131 | 132 | 133 | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | 139 | 140 | 141 | 142 | 143 | 144 | 145 | 146 | 147 | 148 | 149 | 150 | 151 | 152 | 153 | 154 | 155 | 156 | 157 | 158 | 159 | 160 | 161 | 162 | 163 | 164 | 165 | 166 | 167 | 168 | 169 | 170 | 171 | 172 | 173 | 174 | 175 | 176 | 177 | 178 | 179 | 180 | 181 | 182 | 183 | 184 | 185 | 186 | 187 | 188 | 189 | 190 | 191 | 192 | 193 | 194 | 195 | 196 | 197 | 198 | 199 | 200 | 201 | 202 | 203 | 204 | 205 | 206 | 207 | 208 | 209 | 210 | 211 | 212 | 213 | 214 | 215 | 216 | 217 | 218 | 219 | 220 | 221 | 222 | 223 | 224 | 225 | 226 | 227 | 228 | 229 | 230 | 231 | 232 | 233 | 234 | 235 | 236 | 237 | 238 | 239 | 240 | 241 | 242 | 243 | 244 | 245 | 246 | 247 | 248 | 249 | 250 | 251 | 252 | 253 | 254 | 255 | 256 | 257 | 258 | 259 | 260 | 261 | 262 | 263 | 264 | 265 | 266 | 267 | 268 | 269 | 270 | 271 | 272 | 273 | 274 | 275 | 276 | 277 | 278 | 279 | 280 | 281 | 282 | 283 | 284 | 285 | 286 | 287 | 288 | 289 | 290 | 291 | 292 | 293 | 294 | 295 | 296 | 297 | 298 | 299 | 300 | 301 | 302 | 303 | 304 | 305 | 306 | 307 | 308 | 309 | 310 | 311 | 312 | 313 | 314 | 315 | 316 | 317 | 318 | 319 | 320 | 321 | 322 | 323 | 324 | 325 | 326 | 327 | 328 | 329 | 330 | 331 | 332 | 333 | 334 | 335 | 336 | 337 | 338 | 339 | 340 | 341 | 342 | 343 | 344 | 345 | 346 | 347 | 348 | 349 | 350 | 351 | 352 | 353 | 354 | 355 | 356 | 357 | 358 | 359 | 360 | 361 | 362 | 363 | 364 | 365 | 366 | 367 | 368 | 369 | 370 | 371 | 372 | 373 | 374 | 375 | 376 | 377 | 378 | 379 | 380 | 381 | 382 | 383 | 384 | 385 | 386 | 387 | 388 | 389 | 390 | 391 | 392 | 393 | 394 | 395 | 396 | 397 | 398 | 399 | 400 | 401 | 402 | 403 | 404 | 405 | 406 | 407 | 408 | 409 | 410 | 411 | 412 | 413 | 414 | 415 | 416 | 417 | 418 | 419 | 420 | 421 | 422 | 423 | 424 | 425 | 426 | 427 | 428 | 429 | 430 | 431 | 432 | 433 | 434 | 435 | 436 | 437 | 438 | 439 | 440 | 441 | 442 | 443 | 444 | 445 | 446 | 447 | 448 | 449 | 450 | 451 | 452 | 453 | 454 | 455 | 456 | 457 | 458 | 459 | 460 | 461 | 462 | 463 | 464 | 465 | 466 | 467 | 468 | 469 | 470 | 471 | 472 | 473 | 474 | 475 | 476 | 477 | 478 | 479 | 480 | 481 | 482 | 483 | 484 | 485 | 486 | 487 | 488 | 489 | 490 | 491 | 492 | 493 | 494 | 495 | 496 | 497 | 498 | 499 | 500 | 501 | 502 | 503 | 504 | 505 | 506 | 507 | 508 | 509 | 510 | 511 | 512 | 513 | 514 | 515 | 516 | 517 | 518 | 519 | 520 | 521 | 522 | 523 | 524 | 525 | 526 | 527 | 528 | 529 | 530 | 531 | 532 | 533 | 534 | 535 | 536 | 537 | 538 | 539 | 540 | 541 | 542 | 543 | 544 | 545 | 546 | 547 | 548 | 549 | 550 | 551 | 552 | 553 | 554 | 555 | 556 | 557 | 558 | 559 | 560 | 561 | 562 | 563 | 564 | 565 | 566 | 567 | 568 | 569 | 570 | 571 | 572 | 573 | 574 | 575 | 576 | 577 | 578 | 579 | 580 | 581 | 582 | 583 | 584 | 585 | 586 | 587 | 588 | 589 Next Page )
U-Moderate:
  
v1.5

[ About Tiki Central | Contact Tiki Central | Advertise on Tiki Central ]
(c) 2000-2017 Tikiroom.com (tm), Tiki Central (tm)

Credits & copyright infomation