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Wendy Cevola 11/24/17 Day Seven on the Big Island of Hawaii in the town of Pahoa Time for Lava
GROG
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Posted: 2014-09-24 5:20 pm   Permalink

Double post. Damitall.

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Posted: 2014-09-24 6:17 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-09-24 17:20, GROG wrote:
Double post. Damitall.

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Posted: 2014-09-24 8:00 pm   Permalink

Ha ha ha.

 
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VampiressRN
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Posted: 2014-09-24 9:25 pm   Permalink

At least he spelled "Ha ha ha." correctly and added the obligatory laughing smiley.
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2014-09-25 07:27 am   Permalink

GROG double the post, double the fun. Only the chest looked like yours. You be way more handsome than the Zombie.

lunavideogames I bet you look good in your spelling police outfit.

GROG Ha ha ha.

VampiressRN see you soon.

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I'm now working on the last batch from the dining room table.

This is the Moai at the bamboo jungle.


The Moai is the same one I use for wall hangings. I originally sculpted it for Roge's chunk lamps.


I picked out these colors. I hope they work out. Concepts by Duncan are underglazes that do not move but still come out glossy.




















He gets to be set aside now to wait for his friends to catch up.

The Sacramento Crawl is coming up soon. My goal is to finish this last batch and then get the house ready. Dan is working on the yard.

Cheers, Wendy


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Posted: 2014-09-25 4:26 pm   Permalink

Love the new Moai mug- and can't wait to see that glaze fired! (as always). I really need to start using underglazes more, thanks for the (continued) inspiration!

Have fun on the crawl, look forward to seeing photos.


 
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Posted: 2014-09-26 07:45 am   Permalink

Me like Moai

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2014-09-26 8:22 pm   Permalink

TikiAno if you do under glazes be sure to wet the bisque piece really well. Then do your layers of glaze and when it is dry cover with Duncan Brilliance. The other clear glaze they have is faulty and will make the underglazes run. I ruined a bunch of Bob's when they looked like they had make up running under them.

My fingers are crossed that it turns out.

hang10tiki have you been hanging out with GROG? You sound like a cave man, very sexy.

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This post is called misc. catch up.


Our friend Joanne came to town on business so I let her pick up her Sacramento Crawl mug early. Saving on shipping is so nice. She promised to hide it away until the crawl is over.


I picked out all these new glazes for the rest of the Zombie Torches that I have to glaze.


I saw these earings made of shells. They should make really interesting inset eye for a tiki. I'll do that in the future.


Dan picked out a nice spot for a pot and palm tree. I told him the wind would blow it over and break it. He didn't listen to me and so I got a "I told you so" moment but it didn't repair the pot.


Then California got some rain and we remembered to use brooms to keep the water shedding off the roof. After the crawl we'll put this away. It has to dry first so that it doesn't mildew.


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Back to glazing. This time I did Big Palm Tiki Bob.

I chose this many glaze colors for this one mug.


I did the inside and bottom as if they were water.


The rest of the background is sky.


Then I did Bob's face and started on the palm tree.











I didn't forget the clear glaze, I just forgot to take another photo.

I hope you all have a great weekend.

Cheers, Wendy



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It must be the weekend and everyone is out having a good time. I sincerely hope so. May it be the best weekend ever.

We are getting ready for the Sacramento Crawl but meantime I have projects to share. Here they are...

This is Flame Tiki Bob with his removable flame. I used Duncan Concepts that is a non-moving but bendable underglaze.


Oh, I did get a photo of Big Palm with his green clear glazed face. After the first red glaze I dried them well.


Back in the house I added yellow glaze to the body and flame.


Then its back to the green clear glaze.


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You've all met Muskrat this summer as he works on his backyard. He does outstanding work.
He requested that I change this years crawl mug to match his bar. Here it is, his Wish.



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After carving the cracks larger on Tiki G's mug I because to force Elmer's wood glue into the cracks.


What a mess.


Then carefully I wiped off the excess.


As it dries it will shrink. I will need to do this multiple times. It must completely dry between applications.

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Now it's time to work on the house. We must fine tune it for the Sacramento Crawl.

Cheers, Wendy






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Posted: 2014-09-27 09:33 am   Permalink

i haven't had a chance to check in here for a few weeks and when i do, look what i get.
wendy, the mug looks amazing, cant wait to fill er' up.
oh and by the ways, we aren't hosting the crawl this year but will be for sure next year. we'll hafta have you and dan over for a personal tour.


 
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Posted: 2014-09-27 6:28 pm   Permalink

Lookin good

 
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Posted: 2014-09-28 1:59 pm   Permalink

muskrat I keep mixing you up with Tiki Tonie and Dale. They came for the first time to our home the same week you came over. Ever since then I can't keep you two straight. I love watching your work on TC. We'll look forward to a visit in the future. Meanwhile see you once again at our home at the crawl.

hang10tiki I wish you and Janelle and all my friends here on TC were coming to the crawl. What a blast that would be.

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I've been busy cleaning out the house of unnecessary things as I prepare for our crawl. Our lawn is ugly and dead because we follow the rules put in place because of the drought. We had a tiny bit of rain and were very thankful to have any.

Now I've done a real Tiki Bob wearing his Shriner hat. This time the hat is not removable.

These are the glaze colors that I chose.


Three layers all over Bob and then I wiped it off the raised parts of the hat.


I did those areas with a yellow gold underglaze. I finished off the tassel and his face.


Then clear where needed.


Here's the tassel.


Dan keeps wiggling his fingers at these new Bob's. I think I'll lose another kiln load. Cheers, Wendy







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Posted: 2014-09-28 2:31 pm   Permalink

Wow
Love that Bob
Lucky Dan-0

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Posted: 2014-09-28 2:47 pm   Permalink

Wendy, love love love the new Bobs (well, and the old Bobs, too). Thanks for the underglaze tips. I haven't played with underglazes too much, but I've been warned to not use them on bisque ware if the pieces are very dry- they need some moisture to "adhere."

The owners/ managers of the clay studio where I'm a member have a large batch of clear glaze. Haven't tried it yet, but hope to start playing with some soon.

Thanks for posting, and have fun on the Crawl! And I hope Dan starts letting the rest of the world have your mugs. Ha!


 
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Posted: 2014-09-28 9:42 pm   Permalink

Love the Bob Fezhead.

 
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