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Wendy Cevola 11/19/17 Day Five on the Big Island of Hawaii I kept forgetting to change this title
danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-03-23 07:51 am   Permalink

Wish List #7 lunavideogames wanted me to try my best to add the Jabba the Hut tail to his Tiki The Hut mug.

So here it is.

I cast all the parts and carved all


the detail except for the side the tail would attach to.


I began building the tail. Thanks to GROG's suggestion I will carve out the excess clay later.


Once the tail was shaped I finished


re-carving the detail.


Now I set him aside and worked on


the girl. I used the first one as a reference.








Now she is done and it is time to attach her to the tiki.


I will need to cut the log she is sitting on.


All done and posing.




















lunavideogames did it work or is it a bust??? If the tail works do you want carving on it to match the tiki? Wendy


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RVICTOR
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Posted: 2017-03-23 08:12 am   Permalink

I think you pretty much nailed it. Fantastic job! My wife will get a kick out of seeing it made as she really liked the drawing. I think this one will be hers.

 
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TikiAno
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Posted: 2017-03-23 10:20 pm   Permalink

Holy Moly I missed tons! Wendy, Treg's mug is fantastic- your carving & sculpture continues to get better and better- I didn't think that was possible, but then I saw the features on Leia's face- wowzers. Great idea and fantastic work.

Love RVictor's Wishlist piece, too.

So many more thumbs up for all of your posts- LOVE the new Crawl mug, too.

Lots to go back to look at, will come back, another 15 hour work day and I need some shut eye!

(I should use some time to figure out something for the NEXT Wish List, ha!)


 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-03-24 10:03 am   Permalink

Treg's 62 pound mug looks great

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-03-24 7:50 pm   Permalink

RVICTOR you are such a great artist. Again you need to frame your drawing to go on the wall above the mug. I look forward to seeing it with the dry ice.

TikiAno it sure is good to see you here and on the swap thread. You are going to have a lot to do forever. I hope you can play here sometimes too. When does Tiki Ari start school? Photo update?

hang10tiki You must be good at evaluations because I think it is 6.2 pounds. You just forgot the decimal point!

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Wish List #6. I tried to make a coconut Tiki Bob fruit bowl today and I couldn't do it. So instead I made a Coconut Tiki Bob bowl.

This would have been for Shann Shann Singer but now it's just on spec.

I took all the parts and one by one I


cleaned them up.


Next I cut out the back of each Tiki Bob until


they fit the coconut.


Then I put a ring of very sticky clay around the cut out area.


I pressed the tiki into place and used my finger and a brush to remove the excess clay.


Once all four tikis were in place I carved the coconut texture into the bowl and the Bobs.


Then I "sanded" them with a wet brush.


All done and posing.









Now I have to start over on the Wish. Wendy





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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-03-25 8:43 pm   Permalink

I'll bet Dan-0 grabs that one

Veeeeery niiiiiiice


 
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little lost tiki
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From: Orange,CA-right near the Circle!
Posted: 2017-03-26 12:10 am   Permalink

Tiki the Hut is going to be a MASTERPIECE!
your output is consistently amazing!
And it's so wonderful that your talent is being shared with SO many people
here and everywhere! Such a reward for all the love you put into your creations and the love you share with us via your posts and narratives! Hugs to you and Dan!
Love the Bob bowl!
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-03-26 08:06 am   Permalink


hang10tiki turns out Shann Shann decided that she wanted this bowl but with fruit added. I'm working on that now! It will be different than a traditional bowl.

little lost tiki your talent with words are only surpassed by your artistic talent with paint. I wish I could express myself as well.

Thank you both for words that encourage me to keep on working as well as make me smile.

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Hunting for tikis is more fun than eating a good meal.

Dan was on his knees looking for records at a shop in Jackson, CA.


We didn't buy these we have no more wall space. They were $250 for the pair.


Our next trip was to Oakdale, CA were we found the matchbook on the left.


We waited on F street for a half hour until this store opened. This display was all they had for tiki. We didn't buy anything here.



I do take time off to rest my hands and we sure have fun being on the hunt. Wendy


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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-03-27 06:44 am   Permalink

Wish List #7. When Shann Shann decided that she liked the Tiki Bob bowl as I had made it the wheels started turning and she asked if I could also add strawberry's, cherry's and a lime slice. This is a Happy bowl.

So here's how I did it. She will let me know if I did it right or not.

First I printed photos to go by.


Then I made a couple of cherry's.


Next I started on the lime.


The strawberry's were harder. I started making the leaves.


Details.


I can't make hundreds of seeds so I just made the indentations and then


brushed them smoother.


All done, posing and waiting for fun comments.












I am grateful for your visits here. Wendy

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JenTiki
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Posted: 2017-03-27 10:44 am   Permalink

Hi Wendy, for the texture of seeds on the strawberries, you can use one of those tiny drink straws and squish one side so the opening is kinda teardrop shaped. Then press the end of that into the clay to get the indentations.

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-03-27 7:16 pm   Permalink

W- wow, you made that look great
Awesome as always


 
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TikiAno
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Posted: 2017-03-27 9:57 pm   Permalink

Wendy, love the citrus slice on top of a mug- and why has no one done that before??? (Or, has someone done this and I just missed it?)

Dang, and for a moment I thought I was going to get a Bob Bowl????



 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-03-28 09:00 am   Permalink


JenTiki that is a brilliant idea. I've never drunk coffee but Dan does. I'll take him to a coffee place to get some. You opened a whole new door. Now the question is do I have time to go back and do it again. This type of innovation just rocks my clay world. Thank you.

hang10tiki ah, thank you. I just looked at all the photos you posted on "Collecting Tiki" that you got from the 60's film. I hope everyone goes and looks at these. Those days are long gone.

TikiAno There was a made in china salt and pepper set 10 years ago that resembled a mug with all the fruit and the lime slice as an adornment. I wish I'd had a set as a guide. Ah no Bob bowl for you. You need to make a Tiki Ari bowl for his cereal.


I'll try to post photos later today.

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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-03-28 7:54 pm   Permalink

I was working on a Wish and it went haywire so I ended up with this one. It was a while back so I almost forgot to post it.







I call her the Moo Moo Hula Girl because I will paint bright colored flowers on her dress when she is glazed.















Cheers, Wendy




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