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Wendy Cevola 9/24/17 Glazing a huge Tiki Bob Bowl.
danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-04-14 08:04 am   Permalink

MaukaHale thank you. I've been seeing all your activities on fb. You sure do play hard!

TikiAno so glad that you like it. I would like to visit Chippy's Tiki Bob showroom.

hang10tiki puffers are so cute until you pick up a preserved one and get stuck!

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During the Wish List I not only make things for Dan so he'll keep working for me I make things for myself that I've been thinking about.

For years I wanted to do a Rapa Nui Mug using their alphabet. Here's what I sculpted by printing the images and transferring them to the clay.



































I have already made the mold and did it badly. I'll show all the steps along the way. Cheers, Wendy


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bamalamalu
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Posted: 2017-04-14 11:07 am   Permalink

Agh! LOVE the Rapa Nui mug!
Can't wait to see all of these finished.


 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-04-14 11:16 pm   Permalink

Great idea....

I also have an idea for Rapa Nui mug
Another future wish list mug
I think you will be busy forever

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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-04-15 3:55 pm   Permalink


bamalamalu me too. I've never once gotten the cracked glaze to work. I'm going to give it a try with one of these mugs. I will fire it on the top and sneak it out of the kiln while it is a bit too hot. Maybe that will work.

hang10tiki you have wonderful wishes. I'll look forward to your design. I have the Wish List 8 binder already started because so many messages keep coming in. I would take yours too whenever it is ready.


The MadDogMike summer swap is on. Check it out and join in the fun. I've started mine and there's a lot of time to get yours started too!

I decided to use the green matchbook cover as my inspiration.


I've got it started. I think you can see where I'm going with this coconut!









We are all having so much fun, Wendy





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Posted: 2017-04-15 7:02 pm   Permalink

Wish List #7 this maybe for Owen Wright. He has to see if I made his wish come true.


Owen requested a machete carve coconut so I got out my scary big knife and started to cut.


I did uneven slices because if I was doing it with a machete they would be uneven.


I added clay to the inside at the top so that it wasn't too thin. Next I added clay to the outside to make the shell.



I used this tool to fuse the clay parts together and to form the shell around the coconut meat.


Then it was time to carve the coconut texture.


All done.


Top view.



To make the girls sit upright instead of leaning back I cut them in half and removed some clay from their stomachs.


Then I put them back together with sticky clay and


let them sit overnight.



One by one I fine tuned the girls waists and other parts.


I put them together to see how they fit. Looks like I need to remove some hair.


I kept whittling away until they were as close as possible.



I put a piece of sticky clay in place and push them all together.


I bush the excess into place or remove it with a wet brush.


I now form a platform on the top for the coconut.


I carved some detail into the hair.



I kept putting water on the sticky clay so it would stay sticky.


I found out the hard way that you can't keep air from getting between large pieces that are stuck together. So to prevent an air pocket I carve out a hole.


Then I press it into place. The excess clay around the heads will be removed with a wet brush.



You can see where the clay is coming up through the hole in the bottom of the ccconut.


then I add more clay.


I wet these two tools to smooth the clay I had added.


Done enough and it will be sanded when dry.



Done and posing.

















What do you thinks about this style or mug? Cheers, Wendy

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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-04-15 9:01 pm   Permalink

Swap mug, holy awesomeness, that is going to be killer......

Machete coconut, wow what a great look


Thanks for showing us
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Posted: 2017-04-16 07:58 am   Permalink

Happy Easter





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Posted: 2017-04-16 09:57 am   Permalink

I love how the girls are all ever-so-slightly different from each other.

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-04-16 7:26 pm   Permalink

hang10tiki it's so great to be getting near the end of sculpting. I'm ready to move on to another phase. I'm so happy that what I've made also brings me joy in reading all these comments. Thank you.

hang10tiki Happy Easter to you too.

HopeChest thank you, that will really show up when they are glazed.


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Here's some catch up photos.

Robyn requested that I add a starfish to her hula girl mug.
I made a tiny one and added it with a wet brush.


I formed it and let it set up for a few hours.


Then I used the Jen Tiki technique to make some circles with a tiny straw.



I learned from Owen that green coconuts do not have the three dents.


So I added some Mickey Mouse clay and let it set up.


Then I carved it and smoothed the carved area with a wet brush and


now it is done.


Thank you for the visits and comments, both are appreciated, Wendy






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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-04-17 06:57 am   Permalink

hang10tiki my little mouse is so cute, thank you.

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Tiki Ray did another blog. Instead of on my art this one is on our home.

http://www.tikiwithray.com/home-sweet-tiki-home-1-wendy-dans-tiki-home/#more-3728

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I finished off the sculpting of the Summer Swap mug. I post it here and there.

There are a lot of different ways to do the lettering. It can be carved into the clay or it can stand out. I used to try to form each letter and stick them on. Now I put on a slab of clay and out line the letter then carve off the clay around each letter. This works really well.




















All done and posing. Now it will dry very slowly over a month before firing the first time.





















Clay is so much fun. Wendy
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TikiAno
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Posted: 2017-04-17 10:44 am   Permalink

Wowzers. Where to start?

Hope everyone had a good Easter/ Passover/ Secular weekend!

I love the coconut wahini mug- and dig how the carving on the wahine's dresses is matching the carving on the coconut. So cool!

The Luau mug looks amazing- I'm going to stop by the studio today (hopefully) to check on the drying of mine- though after seeing yours I should just toss mine. (Just kidding- sort of).

I also LOVE the Rapa Nui mug- great idea, can't wait to see it- AND Jon's Rapa Wish list mug.

Thanks for all!


 
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RVICTOR
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Posted: 2017-04-17 2:19 pm   Permalink

Love the coconut girls and the Luau coconut. Awesome work!

 
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Posted: 2017-04-17 7:38 pm   Permalink

The swap mug looks great Wendy
Awesome


 
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danlovestikis
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TikiAno, RVICTOR and hang10tiki I am so grateful for your support. I look forward to reading each comment. Tiki Ano you better not, you've done a great piece and we may be swapping, it's never happened before so this may be our year!

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When I was working out how to do the three hula girl coconut goblet I made a support for the coconut. I didn't end up needing it. I decided not to let it go to waste. Here is what I made.















All done and drying. Cheers, Wendy

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