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 Tiki Carving Elvis Tiki
Elvis Tiki
tikitony
Grand Member (8 years)  

Joined: Aug 18, 2002
Posts: 860
From: Ventura, CA
Posted: 2004-12-02 11:35 am   Permalink

Okay, I wouldn't normally do an Elvis Tiki, but when someone is willing to pay, you make an Elvis Tiki. I remember some posts about an Elviki a while back too. I haven't been around lately, lots of new carvers, I see, great stuff!
_________________

Live like a Beachcomber!
www.TikiTony.com www.facebook.com/tikitonybeachcomber

 View Profile of tikitony Send a personal message to tikitony  Email tikitony Goto the website of tikitony     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Bamboo Bob
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Sep 26, 2003
Posts: 178
From: OCEANSIDE, CA
Posted: 2004-12-02 12:17 pm   Permalink

As far as Elvis Tikis go, that is about the finest I have ever seen. Nice Work!

 
View Profile of Bamboo Bob Send a personal message to Bamboo Bob      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Unga Bunga
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 06, 2003
Posts: 5820
From: CaliTikifornia
Posted: 2004-12-02 12:51 pm   Permalink

Hey Tony,
Another great job!
I think he needs some jewelry.


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

Joined: Oct 31, 2003
Posts: 1527
From: L.I.
Posted: 2004-12-02 1:56 pm   Permalink

You have the classic Elvis lip snear down. Nice.

 
View Profile of Raffertiki Send a personal message to Raffertiki  Email Raffertiki Goto the website of Raffertiki     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Sam Gambino
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Dec 02, 2003
Posts: 2199
From: www.samgambino.com
Posted: 2004-12-02 2:34 pm   Permalink

Fine work! I love it's kitsch quality.

 
View Profile of Sam Gambino Send a personal message to Sam Gambino  Email Sam Gambino Goto the website of Sam Gambino     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Benzart
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jan 09, 2004
Posts: 10365
From: Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Posted: 2004-12-02 2:43 pm   Permalink

Welcome back T Tony. Yep, you got Elvis really good. We Know you have been wanting to carve an Elvis tiki and you finally did it.
_________________
FACEBOOK

 View Profile of Benzart Send a personal message to Benzart  Email Benzart     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Polynesiac
Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Jan 29, 2004
Posts: 2079
From: San Pedro, CA
Posted: 2004-12-02 7:15 pm   Permalink

Hubba, hubba! THat's one FINE tiki, tOny!

WHat's next? Frankie? Deano?...Wayne Newton?
_________________

OMG! I'm on Instagram!


 View Profile of Polynesiac Send a personal message to Polynesiac  Email Polynesiac Goto the website of Polynesiac     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Lake Surfer
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 21, 2002
Posts: 3382
From: Milwaukee, WI
Posted: 2004-12-02 10:22 pm   Permalink

Killer work Tony! Now that you have the sneer down how about a Billy Idol tiki?

Keep up the great work man.. you're overflowing with talent!


 
View Profile of Lake Surfer Send a personal message to Lake Surfer      Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
yumyumkid
Tiki Centralite

Joined: Oct 05, 2004
Posts: 93
From: Northern FL
Posted: 2004-12-02 10:25 pm   Permalink

How tall is that thing?!

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

Joined: Jan 15, 2003
Posts: 253
From: Jacksonville Beach FL
Posted: 2004-12-03 10:56 am   Permalink

Tony I actually carved this one in the beginning and not realizing what the hell I was doing.......after I finished it a friend walked up and said "Elvis". I said "yeah sorta I guess". Guess it was the snarl......



Pretty cool there dude. I know what you mean about the "if people are paying for it" thing. I just carved one that had swim goggles on it at the request of the customer.



Keep up the good work!

Tiki G.


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

Joined: Aug 18, 2002
Posts: 860
From: Ventura, CA
Posted: 2004-12-03 12:05 pm   Permalink

Bamboo Bob, thanks a million.



Unga Bunga, you're right, he does need some jewelry. The picture was taken before it was completed. The rectangle thing is actually a silver belt buckle that I carved "Elvis" into. I also put stain over the white paint so it looked very old.


Raffertiki, well the elvis lip and the whole elvis isn't even my design, I just copied what the customer wanted. It was a toy originally.


Sam Gambino, thanks, I love that ink wash you did for hale tiki.


Benzart, you got me benz, I've been dreaming of elvis for too long.

Polynesiac, I'd really want to do Sammy.

Lake Surfer, Billy idol, that's too good, I think you better do that one! THanks


yumyumkid, The elvis tiki is exactamundolly 3 feet tall.

tikifreak, Yeah, you nailed that snarl lip fo sure. You should for a full on elvis, then we can have a "creating Elvis" thread. Goggles... too funny man. But sometimes you like a new challenge!

_________________

Live like a Beachcomber!
www.TikiTony.com www.facebook.com/tikitonybeachcomber

 View Profile of tikitony Send a personal message to tikitony  Email tikitony Goto the website of tikitony     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Chongolio
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Oct 02, 2002
Posts: 2765
From: The Coast of Kauai
Posted: 2004-12-03 1:10 pm   Permalink

T-Tony,
I am sure the King would be proud, man.
That some good Kung Fu.

Chongolio


_________________

Chongolio.com
Stoke & Flow
Facebook


 View Profile of Chongolio Send a personal message to Chongolio  Email Chongolio Goto the website of Chongolio     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
tyger jymmy
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Apr 14, 2003
Posts: 554
From: califorina
Posted: 2004-12-04 12:20 pm   Permalink

Hey Tony Looks great like them others too the only other thing I can figure he needs is to be sitting shotgun in my daughters 32 3 window coupe. Talk to ya soon tony .

 
View Profile of tyger jymmy Send a personal message to tyger jymmy  Email tyger jymmy Goto the website of tyger jymmy     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Gigantalope
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Aug 01, 2004
Posts: 913
From: Shinola, California
Posted: 2004-12-04 1:00 pm   Permalink

Is that a Banana at his feet? Is it about to be made into a sangwich with peanut butta and hunnea?

Nice work!


 
View Profile of Gigantalope Send a personal message to Gigantalope  Email Gigantalope     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
Swamp Fire
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jul 31, 2003
Posts: 1097
From: Long Beach, CA
Posted: 2004-12-04 8:03 pm   Permalink

Hey Tony the Elvis Tiki looks great. Love the expression and the hair. I wish I could grow sideburns like that.
_________________



The Art of Doug Horne
http://www.swampfirelounge.com/


 
View Profile of Swamp Fire Send a personal message to Swamp Fire  Email Swamp Fire Goto the website of Swamp Fire     Edit/Delete This Post Reply with quote
U-Moderate:
  
v1.5

[ About Tiki Central | Contact Tiki Central | Advertise on Tiki Central ]
(c) 2000-2014 Tikiroom.com (tm), Tiki Central (tm)

Credits & copyright infomation