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 11/16/17 Day two on the Big Island of Hawaii continues with a tiki surprise!
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 11/16/17 Day two on the Big Island of Hawaii continues with a tiki surprise!
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-03 07:02 am   Permalink


Heath thank you for all the fun links for Mars Attacks. I'm going to have to sit Dan down and have him take a look. It is such a fun movie.


lunavideogames good it is easier for me too. I'm betting that you had to scroll sideways to see them all. Both are on my screen at the same time. I will keep them in a line up.


hang10tiki was this a trip just for fun? I love travel and just going on a whim, Dan not so much. The photos are so much fun so I know you had a great time. I do miss seeing you and Janelle in the photos. Do you have some of those to share?


=================================

Wish List #7 The second MARS ATTACKS! mug the male version.

I placed the band for the words and this time I started on other areas. I can't carve the name until the next day when the clay is firmer.


Next after the spaceships and the attack bolt I stared to build the bird.


Figuring out the 3D on a flat surface from a cartoon drawing. This is when I have to think!


I just keep adding and when it looks wrong I subtract. Nothing is ever easy.


Done.


Time to carve the letters.


More tiny cows in front of flames.


Done.


This side is done.


I saved the male Martian for last because he will be the hardest part but also the most fun.

Thank you for the visit, Wendy


_________________


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-03 10:11 pm   Permalink

Next mug lookin good

Found 1 from 1st stop




The trek was for fun
Tiki bars and tiki hunting

Next stop






Not a tiki bar
Not sure why it's on critiki
Nasty



Edit- just posted 1/2 our finds on the "Tiki Finds" area
It was a great trip...
_________________
Worst sound ever, slurp of an empty tiki mug through my straw!!!

[ This Message was edited by: hang10tiki 2017-02-03 23:29 ]


 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-04 07:26 am   Permalink


hang10tiki now that's a great photo. Feels like a visit. At least they had that tiki. I will check out your finds next.

===========================

Wish List #7 the Mars Attacks! male mug continues with the head.


This head has so much detail and is so small that I do it with sticks and stones and a tiny paint brush. Here are a FEW of the steps.





























It's all so much fun as it begins to look at me. Wendy




_________________


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-04 8:02 pm   Permalink

He looks Kool


Next stop
Off to Tucson



























Posted more pics on Critiki

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

[ This Message was edited by: hang10tiki 2017-02-04 20:03 ]


 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-05 06:44 am   Permalink

hang10tiki those are wonderful photos and I feel like we got to go with you. I remember it well. Bamboo Ben did the re-model to make it look like it never happened.
I'll go check to see the carvings you found. Thank you. One more day to post?

===================================

Wish List #7 MARS ATTACKS! male mug.


It takes days to do this work. I build it with soft sticky clay and


then a day later I carve the clay now that it is firm.








This photo best shows how mushy the clay is when I put it on the mug.











Done and ready to pose.












Another fun project. On to the next Wish, Wendy
_________________


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-05 4:22 pm   Permalink

Wow
Those 2 mugs look great
Sumbody gona be happy

Last day
Off to Phoenix
The UnderTow bar
Awesome bar
But sold out of mugs

Funny
Look for an auto garage
Turned into a coffee/ beer house
Enter
Look for the hanging outrigger
Look under the outrigger
Enter bar by going down the stairs
























































Great bar
Feels like you are in the hull of a ship
Outstanding drinks
Sold me a menu too


More pics on critiki

Cheers

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

[ This Message was edited by: hang10tiki 2017-02-05 16:23 ]


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

Joined: Aug 07, 2012
Posts: 1320
From: San Diego, CA
Posted: 2017-02-05 11:01 pm   Permalink

Wendy, wow, that Mars Attacks carve is brilliant, amazing details. Can't wait to see it progress.

Jon, great photos and sounds like a great trip.


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

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-06 07:15 am   Permalink

hang10tiki we rarely go to bars so this is a treat to see these photos. One day you'll come here to see the Jungle Bird and our home.

TikiAno thank you so much. I have a project coming up that was even harder to make it work but not near the detail.

=========================

Wish List #7 another mug for Dan so that he'll keep on working for me.


I enlarged the teeth and tongue.






Bulging eyes with lids.


It's good to check your work from different angles.



All done and posing.












One by one I am progressing through the Wish List and making the Sacramento Crawl mug (as shown on page one of this thread). I am going to try to start 3 months early from now on. It's fun to post each project as one post rather than spread out. But one day my posts will catch up.

I almost forgot to post these to show the two MARS ATTACKS! mugs together.

Husband and wife just like Dan and I!







Wendy




_________________


[ This Message was edited by: danlovestikis 2017-02-06 07:21 ]


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-06 07:42 am   Permalink

Ano- it was quick but fun
Wendy- we have to visit someday for sure

Dan-0 picked out another good mug
Awesome detail
And the 2 Mars mugs came out awesome



When it rains it pours
Look what I found yesterday
1st one I've ever seen
Great find for 25.00







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


 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-06 09:05 am   Permalink



hang10tiki

Unbelievable. Did you find it in Las Vegas? So few were made that this is indeed special. The best deal we ever got was in Reno, NV and it was $40. But most have cost us $600 each. A read one sold on eBay for $1,000 a few years back.

I wish I could do that glaze. The fire burnt up all the formula's that they had so Donna Frank just made them from memory. Even Joniece couldn't do them later on.

Congratulations, even the glaze is beautiful on your find.


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-06 12:17 pm   Permalink

Thanks Wendy
Yep in Vegas
1st one I've ever seen


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


 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-07 08:14 am   Permalink

hang10tiki I am so happy that you have one in your collection. It is a treasure.

=========================



Wish List #7 a Shark Attack mug. Oh how funny first it was Mars and now it's a Shark!
Well this one bit me.


Jamie aka Jay drew excellent pictures of her wish. I started with a nice firm tube mug.


I cut out the mouth.


This would be an easy project if it weren't also a drinking vessel. I needed to make a floor so that half the mug could hold a beverage.


So with a balloon in place to hold the clay I began to press in the floor.


I removed the balloon to see how it was working. So so but the whole mug was stealing water from this clay and becoming limp.


I used more balloons to hold it up while I started to build the sides.


I lay it on its back and added a paper towel to hold up the lower jaw.


I left it overnight to firm up.


The next day I looked at it and said to myself that this isn't working.


Time to quit and to scrap the clay.


I learn from every failure. I have since figured out how to do this project which I will share tomorrow.

Clay days are the best days.





_________________


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-07 7:56 pm   Permalink




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


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

Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7291
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-02-07 7:56 pm   Permalink

sorry

[ This Message was edited by: hang10tiki 2017-02-07 19:57 ]


 
View Profile of hang10tiki Send a personal message to hang10tiki      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
danlovestikis
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7008
Posted: 2017-02-08 09:30 am   Permalink

hang10tiki it's OK, it gave me something to show that ceramics are hard work. Hey I was looking at your photos again and thought of something cute.
The picture where the coconuts are stacked on a rope made me think that it would be fun to do that with all the carved monkey banks that can be found for a couple of dollars at thrift stores.

==============================

Wish List #7 I'm starting over on the Shark Attack Hula Girl for Jamie Sterling.

The only way I could figure out how to do this is to make the mug larger than requested. I hope it works out and that I can make her happy.


Her drawings are a big help.


I began with these two cast pieces. The tube mug will go inside the shark to make it a mug.


I began by adding clay to the top so that I could close it off into a nose.


I built it up and then pinched it off.


Now I smoothed the top so that as I add clay I won't trap air.


I built it up for the nose but I had to stop here to let the clay firm up overnight.


Since I would still be nearby I wrapped the sides to prevent drying and left the top exposed for an hour. Then it too was covered.


The next day I decided to map out the mouth like the drawing. I just added clay and smoothed it in place.


The nose clay was firm enough to add more so I worked to finish it off.


Next I added the eyes.


Side view.


I am now hopeful this will work. I do though need to add a mug inside and a hula girl. Wish me luck.

Wendy





_________________


 
View Profile of danlovestikis Send a personal message to danlovestikis      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