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Wendy Cevola 9/21/17 Glazing up a storm with 36 mugs and 2 bowls to do.
danlovestikis
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Posted: 2016-03-18 9:28 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki yet?

IDoVoodoo your project gets closer by the day. I'm getting a lot of practice first. We miss you too.

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Wish List #6 continues. This time I've glazed a mug for the wife of Woody Miller. She went to the Lanai in San Mateo when she was young and has fond memories. Now she'll have a mug to hold as she remembers.

They chose a color I'd never used before. I bought a pint, did a glaze test and then glazed the mug with Spotted Kiwi.


I poured the entire jar into the mug to glaze the insides. I counted to ten and then poured it back out.


Once the inside was dry I started on the tikis. I painted over the detail carving with a dark caramel.








Once I did the tikis I let them dry.


I took a wet cloth and wiped off all the excess glaze.


Now I did the first layer of Kiwi.






Next I painted a light caramel color over each tiki.


After the first layer dried I did the second layer.


When that one dried I did the third. During this layer I made sure that crystals were placed in good areas for effect.


Done and drying. I hope the darker caramel will show through when the mug is fired.


Cheers, Wendy








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Posted: 2016-03-18 10:24 pm   Permalink

Nope, darn work getting in the way



I Like this mug


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2016-03-19 8:17 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki work is good. Earn money buy tikis!!!

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Wish List #6 this is Elvis Tiki Bob for Kenneth G. McN. on facebook.
























These photos make it looks so easy but it wasn't easy at all.


He cried and messed up his eyes.


He also needed a visit to the dentist.


In the end he was fine. Cheers, Wendy

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Posted: 2016-03-20 8:37 pm   Permalink

Wish List #6 these two bowls are for my "will work for tikis" husband.

I am so happy to have finished the last of the Frankoma bowls. If you are not familiar with this little tiki the story is on page one of this thread. Just click on 1 and scroll past the first post about the Sacramento Crawl mug.

I've already glazed five of these bowls. Here's a photo I forgot about that shows all 7 before I began to work.


The first bowl is black and red spots with Red Tikis.


The second bowl is green with brown spots and brown tikis.


All the color combinations are new. I left an unglazed spot on the bottom where I will add a #1 to each one.


Now they will dry and wait until it's time to fire them.


One by one I'm getting closer to the end. I think I have 25 more projects to glaze. Yippee! Wendy





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Posted: 2016-03-20 9:45 pm   Permalink

That's a lot of Cevola Frankoma goodness

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2016-03-21 10:05 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki thank you. Here's some more!

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Wish List #6. A week ago the table had this many projects waiting to be glazed.


I choose to do 3 RVictor Tiki Modern mugs. Here I did the bottoms.


Then the insides.


Then I did all the black parts.


Here I'm working on slowhandtikiman's mug.


To keep the carving indented I scrap out all the glaze I can before doing the next color.


slowhandtikiman choose a contrasting brown for his mug.


Three done. slowhandtikiman's, Dan's and Theo Stool's mugs in that order.


Same for the side view.


Now it was time to load the kiln. First the bottom.


Then the second level and


then the third. Some of the glazes have crystals and these can pop and fly onto another project. To prevent that I make barriers with supports.


At the end of the week I'm down to three trays worth of projects.


Different view. I started with 18 trays!


I'm working really long days trying to finish as many as I can but none of these are quick.

Cheers, Wendy








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Posted: 2016-03-22 3:34 pm   Permalink

Can't wait to see how the

"Mag Dog Dan-0 Swizzling Treg" bowls come out






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lunavideogames
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Posted: 2016-03-22 4:06 pm   Permalink

Haha nice!

Hang10 - I just got the 1 year subsctiption to Tiki Magazine for $28 shipped. They said we would get the current issue as well. You can use yr CC to pay through Paypal (without a PP account ).

Wendy you are pumping out those mugs like a mug making machine!

I received the OctoBob and it made it without any mishaps. I will post pictures soon! Thanks it is amazing!

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Posted: 2016-03-23 08:41 am   Permalink

hang10tiki so hot!

lunavideogames I was just starting to worry that he didn't make it to you. I look forward to photos.


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Wish List #6 another kiln load is out and a few pieces need a re-glaze but overall it's time to put Dan to work shipping.

Here's the top layer with the posts that protect popping glaze crystals from reaching other pieces.


Removed.


Second layer.


Bottom Layer.


While unloading I check each piece to see if it needs more work or is done.


slowhandtikiman's Tiki Modern mug needs the eye area re-dong.


Theo Stools needs this one speck fixed with glaze.


Elvis felt like he needed a shave so he gets one more layer of clear glaze.



He also had one speck to re-glaze. It doesn't take but a speck of missed dust to cause this pull back of the glaze.



Once I start to re-glaze I do more than is necessary. I just take the time to add glaze to smooth out brush strokes.



Dan's work payment number 1.


Number 2.


Number 3.


For atomicktikichick.


For James.


For James.


For Kenneth.


Same.


For Rich.


Same.


For Theo Stool but is re-firing.


For Jessica and has shipped.


Now it's back to work. Cheers, Wendy










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Dan spotted a Witco tiki on the TV show Billions a couple of nights ago. It's so exciting when that happens. Wendy






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Posted: 2016-03-23 9:19 pm   Permalink

Wow
That's an awesome kiln load
Love those bowls


Dan-0
Good eye on the tv
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Posted: 2016-03-23 11:32 pm   Permalink

WOW WOW WOW ! ! !

 
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Posted: 2016-03-24 10:20 am   Permalink

Wow, so much great tiki art to catch up on!!! Love the bowls, great colors...number 3 is simply stunning!


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Amazing as always Wendy! I love that black bowl with the blue inside. Great color combo.

 
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hang10tiki Dan always is looking for tikis, even in his sleep! It's fun that wishers come up with unique color combinations.

IDoVoodoo two more kiln loads and the Wish List #6 will be finished. Thank you for the Wow's! You project will be up soon.

Tyber Tiki I have glazed your mug. I have lots to post, keep an eye out.


lunavideogames stark contrasts can make a bold statement. I think I read that in Art News one time. I just wish that the glazes would stay where I put them. Even those that are underglazes sometimes move.

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It's time for a few catch up photos. We've been making tikis, running around and visiting with friends.

I ran out of slip and glaze and we went to Alpha Fired Arts, they have everything. These are the owners.


We stopped at a goodwill so Dan could search for records.


Back in our home town near our house we went to a vintage trailer show and antique sales.








Mahalo Tiki Nelson and Mary met us for lunch. Then they came over to see my projects and my Tiki Magazine article.


IT's still Dan's birthday month. I finally got around to giving him his present. Our good friend Tiki Hula sold me this treasured mug. It made Dan's birthday very special.





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Wish List #6 everything that could be shipped has been shipped and now it's back to glazing and firing. Here are some I've done this week.


These two mugs are for Kenneth. He is on facebook.



























I do a lot of glazing with toothpicks.


Unfortunatly the glaze ran out of the sign area and onto the white background.


When this happens you just clean off as much as possible and then cover it with the background color. This works for underglaze really well.











These are both in the kiln waiting for fire time.

Cheers, Wendy

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