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Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Other Crafts Wendy Cevola 9/25/17 The HORRORS of glazing. Too bad I've had this title before!
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Wendy Cevola 9/25/17 The HORRORS of glazing. Too bad I've had this title before!
danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-04-09 07:30 am   Permalink

slowhandtikiman I could watch you have it for dinner.

hang10tiki first set the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu a long time ago. Then the Place of Refuge on The Big Island. Good find.

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The weekends are really slow here so while I work hard I hold back the tiki art work until the week starts up. Here are some catch up photos.

A few times a year we stop at a Goodwill in Roseville. Twice this year we have run into Rob aka slowhandtikiman.



He had a tiki haul and


after he snuck up on Dan he let Dan have a big wooden tiki he had found. Carved in Maui in 2014.


Rob you are such a swell guy.

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Back to work, Wendy





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Posted: 2017-04-10 07:48 am   Permalink

Wish List #7 for Nelson Osorio aka Cybernel on TC. OK sometimes it just doesn't work out. But I'm sharing how I tried.
Nelson and I have come up with an alternate plan which I'll share when it's in the works.


If this would have worked I'd have leveled it before putting the girls on the bottom part.


Even with the center support removed there wasn't enough space to place the girls on the bottom platform.


Top view.


Next was a check to see how they fit on the outside of the bowl. They are leaning back too far to make this a good fit.


Top view.



So now I'll use up all these parts on other projects and start over for Nelson.


Cheers, Wendy










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Posted: 2017-04-11 06:15 am   Permalink

Great work as always Wendy!!

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-04-11 08:13 am   Permalink

zerostreet I just wrote on your thread and then clicked on mine to find your comment. How fun and thank you, Wendy

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Using the Wish List parts to carry on. Dan had another wish which was for a set of Tiki Bob shackers. Well neither of us remembered to pour them out and they sat too long and the sides got too thick. They would be perfect for supports for a bowl. A match made in heaven!


I carved out the tops because this prevents air pockets.


Then I did carving on each Tiki Bob so that they matched the bowl.


I attached them with sticky clay.


Three prevents rocking so I didn't use the fourth Bob as a support.



All done and posing.






I still had one more Tiki Bob to work with. I made a cone of clay on the end of a ball tool and pressed it into the top of Bob.


I smoothed it around the sides. Now I have a Tiki Bob that can go into the bowl for burning a rum soaked sugar cube.


I'm not going to attach it.


All done. I have three hula girls that will go onto another bowl. I didn't use this one because it was already carved and it's too hard to prevent air pockets if I attached anything to the sides.

Cheers, Wendy


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HopeChest
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Posted: 2017-04-11 08:29 am   Permalink

That is so cool, I love the non-attached Burning Bob.

 
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Posted: 2017-04-11 09:59 am   Permalink

Hope- now that's funny, I just said out loud "now that's cool" then I saw your post


Wendy- now that's cool


 
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Posted: 2017-04-11 1:29 pm   Permalink


I absolutely love it when you guys talk to each other on my thread. Hope Chest I have done your mug and will post it soon for you to check over. Wendy


 
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Posted: 2017-04-11 10:19 pm   Permalink

That is so cool.

How many layers of Bob can you do (vertically)??? I sense a "House of the Rising Bob" Wishlist item in the future.. ????

Great work as always, bummer about the measurements not working out.


 
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Posted: 2017-04-12 07:59 am   Permalink

TikiAno just check out Babalu's thread for the stacked rabbits work. He really knows how to build them tall. This bowl sold to Chippy along with his Coconut Tiki Bob bowl. I guess I pulled a Bob out of the magicians hat!

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Wish List #7 is for HopeChest. It is made to match a matchbook cover of a place that has meaning for him.

HopeChest check it out and let me know if there are any changes that need to be made.

Here is the matchbook that I copied.


I started by building up the grass base.


Next I added clay to try to match the grounds bumps.


When doing small add-ons I use tools to scrape clay down and onto the mug trying to keep all air out of the connection.





Now I just start to add blocks of clay and then I carve each one to match the matchbook.





Ready for inspection.











I won't start it drying until I hear back. Wendy
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Posted: 2017-04-12 11:21 am   Permalink

OH. MY. DAYS.

That is just PERFECT!!!!!!!


 
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Posted: 2017-04-13 07:44 am   Permalink

Wow
Another one hit out of the park


 
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HopeChest this is why I so the Wish List. It's so much fun to read these comments.

hang10tiki you wrote, "Another one hit out of the park" which is funny because the colors of the matchbook are the colors of his favorite team so
it's nostalgic two ways for him.

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Wish List #7 this one is for Robyn part of the Sacramento Ohana. She loves mermaids, unicorns and glitter. She asked for a mermaid mug.

I started with the body. Looks similar to a banana I recently did on a Tiki Bob fruit bowl.


Then I worked on the head and chest.


I build the face with little pieces of clay that I work into place with a wet brush.


Next I did all of her floating underwater hair.


Then the seaweed at the bottom.


After I did all the 3D seaweed I went back and carved into the mug some more.


The easiest way to do small things or letters is to put on a block of clay and then to carve it.


Seahorses.


Next I built a couple of putter fish.


When Jen Tiki suggested a tiny straw for strawberry seeds I was only able to find this straw that I removed from an air blast can. One day I will find the right coffee straw and have two tools. Thank you Jen Tiki.


They sure look friendly.


All done if it passes Robyn's inspection on fb.











I'm getting much closer to the end of sculpting the Wish List. I will not ever run out of photos to share. Each step leads to the next and keeps me happily busy. Wendy






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Posted: 2017-04-13 09:22 am   Permalink

Nice!

 
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Posted: 2017-04-14 12:59 am   Permalink

Wendy, wow, the Mermaid mug is awesome!

Lucky Tiki Chippy, overflowing with Bobs (I know, he can never have enough)!

Look forward to see what's coming next?!?!?!?


 
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Posted: 2017-04-14 06:54 am   Permalink

Oh daaaaaaaang
She looks great
Love the puffer fish
Hmmmmmmm
Maybe a mug with puffers all over it in my future wish
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