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Wendy Cevola 9/20/17 Glazing up a storm with 36 mugs and 2 bowls to do.
kingstiedye
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Posted: 2015-08-19 11:13 pm   Permalink

fantastic pictures, wendy! i'll have to come get a close look at the new gecko soon.

 
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IDoVoodoo
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Posted: 2015-08-20 01:03 am   Permalink

Wendy,

I think you know what's on my wish list... a far out spaceship with a topless pilot!


 
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kingstiedye
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Posted: 2015-08-21 2:02 pm   Permalink

hang10 to stockbroker "sell, sell, sell! i need more gecko'z!"

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-08-21 4:15 pm   Permalink

kingstiedye it's a wonderful bowl. Come on over any time.

IDoVoodoo I have to get the space ship back from Mahalo Tiki. It didn't sell at Oasis. I sure got a lot of compliments so it was worth taking it. I have one person in Australia who wanted this one. I'll let you know how that turns out

kingstiedye say what???


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I just noticed that I have 450 pages on this thread now. That's a whole book. Thank you all for your comments and 2 million plus views. My best friend said not to get excited it's probably only 10 people who look over and over again. Works for me!

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Time to do some catch up posting since we are home from Tiki Oasis 15.


I have been firing the Sacramento Crawl mugs.

Opening the kiln on each batch is really fun and scary too.


At long last all 60 are in the house and ready for inspection and numbering.


I then pair the mug with the box and signature card. We love our cat but she tears furniture to pieces so we always keep it covered unless we have company.


Out of the 60 I found 16 with tiny glaze skips or thin areas that needed to be worked on. The worst were two mugs that looked like the bird pooped on the sign on the back of the mug. See the center mug on the bottom. Crystal glazes which I used inside the mugs can spit during firing. That's what happened to some of the mugs. I'm not sure that can be fixed.


I took each mug and went over them and re-glazed any areas that could be improved.


I got carried away!


I then dried them in the wind and


loaded the kiln.



At Psycho Tiki D's backyard tiki marketplace I bought a Crazy Al Mug that wasn't glazed with more than a pink underglaze on some ropes. Thank you Duane for letting me have it. He picked it up first.


I have always liked this mug and now I had the opportunity to play with one.


It has a lot of detail. Those he painted in multiple colors are beautiful.


I went to the shed and picked out all the colors I wanted to use for the mug


and went to work painting it.


Hours passed.


More hours passed. I had to turn it upside down to prevent missing parts.


It took more than four hours. Crazy Al even did more than I did by painting the designs in the tapa.


Into the kiln. I'm looking forward to seeing it the glaze stuck or sloughed off. I'm only guessing this will work.


Thank you for all the joy this posting brings. I have so much fun being here and interacting with you all. Wendy






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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2015-08-22 05:10 am   Permalink

That green glaZe inside your mugs looks great

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-08-22 1:21 pm   Permalink


hang10tiki you know what's cool? None of those spots are in the identical place in the mugs so they are really all 1/1's!

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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-08-23 2:15 pm   Permalink




Opened the kiln and removed the Sacramento Crawl mugs and the newly painted Crazy Al mug.


I inspected these mugs and found all but three were fine with the tune ups. I now have 57 boxed for the crawl and I'll make three new ones from scratch.


Dan is super happy with how the Crazy Al mug turned out. I hope I did it justice.








It is very important that this mug never becomes a forgery. I made it for my husband. I noted on the bottom that I did the glazing. It took so many hours to accomplish and I didn't paint the tapa. No wonder he gets a hefty price for these.


Thank you for the visit, Wendy





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lunavideogames
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Posted: 2015-08-23 3:01 pm   Permalink

Love the glaze on the Crazy Al mug!

It was great to see you at Oasis. What a fun weekend! Hope to see you again soon.


 
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RVICTOR
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From: Seatown
Posted: 2015-08-23 4:23 pm   Permalink

Wendy - Your customization of the Crazy Al mug is great. It's too funny because I bought one of these same "unglazed" mugs on eBay about 2-3 months ago with the same intention. It's just one of the coolest mugs ever made...Crazy Al is just a crazy good artist that just keeps on getting better and better.

The Hei mug he just rolled out may just be the best mug ever made to this point...well, at least it makes a compelling argument for itself when you see it in person. I am having buyers remorse for not buying the one he had in his hand when I met him. anyways...

The one I am "working on" (which I say loosely because finishing the project hasn't really been a priority to this point) had the same pink color on one side. I ended up doing a coat of brown underglaze over top of the pink color first...then I did two coats of DC bright ginger (interior and exterior) to give it the look of bamboo.





My plan is to paint the outside with enamel and bake it. Maybe your mug will inspire me to finish the project out?


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-08-23 8:45 pm   Permalink



RVICTOR, that's so funny. Great minds think alike??? Looks good. I like your version. Wendy

Lunavideogames, great to see you too. Glad you like the mug. I always regretted not having one in Dan's collection so now I can check that off the bucket list.

I'm back to work in clay so I'll have some fun photos up soon. Wendy



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GROG
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Posted: 2015-08-23 9:04 pm   Permalink

Wendy. Great seeing you and Dan at Tiki Oasis. Thanks for the hugs (and the kisses----shh, don't tell Dan).

Now back to work!!
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-08-24 8:32 pm   Permalink

GROG gosh I only remember one kiss. I think you are remembering that sexy hula girl at the art show! It was good to see you too and I hope that we all see you on here more.

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WISH LIST #6 HAS UNEXPECTEDLY BEGUN. I was going to start at the end of the year but I need to cast, fine tune and fire some replacement mugs for the Sacramento Crawl. Because of those 3 mugs I need to make more tikis to fill my huge kiln.

WHAT DO YOU WISH FOR BUT NEED HELP HAVING IT MADE?

HERE ARE THE RULES.

1. I work in full kiln loads so I usually pour all the molded tikis. Then I alter and carve them. Then they all dry and are bisque fired. Then if they came out of the kiln fine I start to glaze all of them. This all takes a lot of time so you have to be very patient. My longest turn around for a Wish List was 6 months. The shortest was 4 months. However some people got their wishes during these time periods and not at the end.

2. Even though I am opening the Wish List 4 months early I don't work with deadlines. The main idea is that I do a good job so that your wish if fulfilled. I like to keep this fun for everyone including me! I will post photos of all the steps for the projects so you can keep track of yours.

3. I do not take money until the item is finished and accepted.

4. I will try to make your dream mug, bowl, painting as requested. If I don't make your wish come true you are under no obligation to purchase it and I won't mind.

5. I will also make or paint things that are not tiki as long as it's something fun like a Rat Fink or horror character. I like it when you come up with your ideal mug and have me make it.



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If you wonder what I've made in the past go to my "Gallery" page here on Tiki Central and start on the last page and work back.

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I'm ready to hear from you. Post here or send me a PM. I will take orders until Sunday August 30th midnight PST.

It's time to go to work! Cheers, Wendy


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danlovestikis
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Hi Everyone.

I have started making items for Wish List #6. I'm hard at work but I'll not post until after I close the Wish List on Sunday. I keep updating the Wish List #6 binder. After Sunday the fun begins. I have about 40 things to make so far. Some are so far over the top that once again I am being challenged to pull them off. Some are easier so I'm tackling them first.

Thank you always for checking in on my artwork. I appreciate your visits. Wendy


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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2015-08-26 09:34 am   Permalink

I think I forgot to mention that the Hot Tub Hula Girl mugs are part of the Wish List #6. If you are on that list I want you to know they are being worked on.

If you want to add to the list or order something special let me know. Wendy
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LoriLovesTiki
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Posted: 2015-08-26 6:05 pm   Permalink

That Crazy Al mug is amazing. So much detail. You did a fantastic job.


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