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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!
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Wendy Cevola 11/16/17 Day two on the Big Island of Hawaii continues with a tiki surprise!
hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-06-27 8:34 pm   Permalink

Awesome

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-06-28 08:51 am   Permalink

hang10tiki granite!

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The mug for the MadDogMike Summer 2017 Stephen Crane Swap is done.
















Wish List #7 update on glazing. I took some black velvet photos.

I do these so I can put them on my Gallery page.


For Justin Wojslaw a gift for his bosses.








For Raymond McCormic.





This is for Doug Christensen as a gift for Howard Dintz.





















 
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Piddersthecat
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Posted: 2017-06-28 09:00 am   Permalink

All of the colours look great against the black velvet. They pop off my computer screen.

What a great set of pics to admire while on a work break!


 
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RVICTOR
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Posted: 2017-06-28 3:00 pm   Permalink

Love Justin's new volcano bowl.

 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-06-29 08:14 am   Permalink

Piddersthecat I need to remember to take breaks when I work. There's so much to see on TC. I'm glad you choose me as one of your stops. Thank you.

RVICTOR best result ever thanks to Woody Miller sharing his glaze Pingo with me. It's on-line for sales. I've never seen it in a shop. It does wonderful lumpy lava. You piece is ready to glaze and I hope to do it in the next couple of weeks.

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I started on June 6th and five days later on June 10th I finished glazing the two Mars Attacks mugs. Whew they were hard.

Every step of glazing was shown once here but done 3 or more times. I was concentrating to not make mistakes so I missed taking photos of glazing the woman. I remembered by the time I got to the man.


It's time to do the scary mugs. Scary because there are so many tiny areas to glaze.


I started by doing the background colors.


Right up to the space aliens.


Some areas I will paint over and then wipe off for the next color.


Done wiping and now they will dry.


Once dry where I could pick up the mug I dug out the glaze that has gone into the carved in letters.


I did them all. This will help the next glaze to stick.


So many colors so many layers. I did the green grass at the bottom where the cows are running from the flames.


Next the Mars Attacks were glazed over and over again.


I just kept referring to the photos when selecting glazes that matched.


I use many sizes of brushes and needles and spikes. Whatever fits.


I wanted the space ships to be special so I used on the tops


silver and black diamond glitter glazes. They will really show up in the sun.


There were so many glaze colors for these that it's good that I have such a huge supply.











Done and drying and it's time to pose!











Close up.



Finger crossed that all the glaze stays in place. Wendy


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Piddersthecat
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Posted: 2017-06-29 08:40 am   Permalink

Fun mugs!

PS It's easy to remember to take work breaks when your job is boring


 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-06-30 07:17 am   Permalink

Piddersthecat, I've been lucky. My past job was never boring but I was exposed to a lot of radiation.

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Let's see, how many wishes can I post at once?

This is a gift for Heath's wife. It is a surprise. She doesn't read my thread so I can post it. I took a pineapple and carved off areas and changed them to match her place of works logos. Not it is ready to glaze. I think the photos speak for themselves as far as the steps go.



































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Next is hang10tiki's brainy Tiki Bob.





Then the little sugar cube holding Tiki Bob to go with two bowls for Chippy.



Group photo.



The Matt Tikiman Willis's Fun Fake Tiki Bob.














Drying before the big firing.


Friday! Wendy


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Piddersthecat
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Posted: 2017-06-30 08:41 am   Permalink

Hmmm I'm really curious to see how the carved bamboo on the pineapple mugs fire in the kiln. You do such skilled building and sculpting, it all looks fantastic.

In my pottery class, we only had the big buckets of glaze that you dip stuff into, so it's interesting to see you painting them all different colours. When I take the next class, I should see if they'll let us experiment with our own glazes (ones which we buy and bring in).


 
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danlovestikis
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Piddersthecat it's not much different than doing a painting except that an orange colored glaze may be green when fired. That's why I have so many glaze tests that stay with the jar when I work. It's all fun. One day you'll be posting your own thread here.

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BRIAN KAT I CAN'T LOCATE YOU. YOUR KING DIAMOND MUG IS DONE AND READY TO SHIP. PLEASE CONTACT ME. Wendy
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-06-30 8:08 pm   Permalink

Mars mugs are Kool

That's one smart Bob
Can't wait

All these look awesome

Thanks for all the pics Wendy
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Brian K
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Posted: 2017-06-30 8:21 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2017-06-30 14:15, danlovestikis wrote:

Piddersthecat it's not much different than doing a painting except that an orange colored glaze may be green when fired. That's why I have so many glaze tests that stay with the jar when I work. It's all fun. One day you'll be posting your own thread here.

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BRIAN KAT I CAN'T LOCATE YOU. YOUR KING DIAMOND MUG IS DONE AND READY TO SHIP. PLEASE CONTACT ME. Wendy




Sent you a msg! Super excited to see this!

Edit: Thank you once again! I LOVE how it came out! It was great to meet you two. Atticus absolutely adores the gift, and it has replaced his 'baby meow' as his favorite stuffed animal cat. Thank you!

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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2017-07-02 07:58 am   Permalink

hang10tiki I bought one more pink glaze that is as close to the photo as I could find. When I have the Royal Hawaiian glazed I will show you for approval. I can glaze again if it doesn't work.

Brian K so great to meet you and your son yesterday. I'll have photos of your mug up soon, maybe today!

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Wish List #7 Glazing the King Diamond mug for Brian K.






















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Glazing Hula Bob for Ken and Kirsten.























I'm behind in posting but one day I will catch up. Wendy

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VampiressRN
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Posted: 2017-07-02 2:29 pm   Permalink

Awesome as always Wendy. Your visions turn out great!!!

 
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danlovestikis
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VampiressRN I'm excited about the crawl getting closer. Thank you for the compliment and for running the Sacramento Crawl.

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Wish List #7 continues with two bowls for Chippy.


Bowl number one. All the steps. The green glaze is clear.



I poured it in and tipped the mug until it covered the entire insides.





White clay isn't as white as a white underglaze so for the rim and the faces I glaze it with white and then clear.












Bowl number two has a spotted inside to the bowl.

The same steps as for bowl number one.








So many photos so little time! Wendy


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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-07-03 8:24 pm   Permalink

Two awesome chippy bowls

 
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