||Wendy Cevola 7/24/16 hang10tikis trip to Oahu day 10.. Catch up photos multiple topics.
Grand Member (8 years)
Joined: Jun 17, 2002
|Posted: 2 days ago; 8:40 pm  Permalink|
TikiAno come any time. For tiny paintings I have more control with a sharp tip than with a brush. I do all the Hot Tub Hula Girl faces with a skewer.
TikiHula oh good, I thought maybe I didn't put enough glaze on them. He thought up the FOM logo just before we shipped. He got it just in time.
hang10tiki You are the wood carver. How about doing the grain of rice. That should be super fun to see!
I glazed crawl mugs for 9 hours today so I'm taking the night off from posting. Be back tomorrow. Good Night. Wendy
Joined: Jul 18, 2010
From: Las Vegas
|Posted: 2 days ago; 8:55 pm  Permalink|
Very happy with these two finds
I've never seen either one before
Trader Vic's Honolulu
Time to go home
Now back to your regularly scheduled program
Worst sound ever, slurp of an empty tiki mug through my straw!!!
Joined: Apr 09, 2002
|Posted: Yesterday; 12:17 pm  Permalink|
Hang10 that glass and napkins are awesome - never seen them before either. Ten days in the islands = no complaints
"But why is the rum gone?!" -Capn. Jack Sparrow
Grand Member (8 years)
Joined: Jun 17, 2002
|Posted: Yesterday; 7:19 pm  Permalink|
hang10tiki we are crying too that the photo journey to Oahu has now ended. Thank you for sharing. Same as Tiki Hula, never have see those before!
TikiHula every time we go to El Jardine or On the Border we think of you. Sense Dan loves Mexican food that's very often.
Tonight is Catch Up night with misc. photos.
Another batch of necklaces are out of the kiln, $15 each plus shipping, just like the last batch. I have put strings on them.
Dan bought me a scratcher as a surprise. I never had one like this before. I bet him they would all be tickets or dollars.
It doesn't pay to be right. I turned it in for another scratcher which was a total loser. At least the first one had the fun factor.
Last week we took a day off and went to Grass Valley with Dan's sister. I wasn't looking and I tripped on these rounded bricks. I didn't expect a tree in the middle of the sidewalk and I was looking across the street at a restaurant.
I was in so much pain after coming down onto the raised bricks that I had to lay on the ground for awhile. People walked right on past without comment. I have five lumps and bruises, one the size of my hand on my hip. I'm so lucky I didn't break anything. Yes I did take photos of my bruises, no I'm not going to share them, ha ha ha.
Because I hurt myself Dan posed for this photo without a moments hesitation.
I no longer have the HUGE Tiki Bob Hula Girl Monkey bowl. It has shipped to Owen in New York.
This is such a scary bowl to ship. We started with an inner box with peanuts on the bottom.
Once the bowl was in the inner box I put tissue over the areas that I had painted. Sometimes plastic peanuts can react with the enamel paint. I sent him one of my advertising buttons too.
Then we filled the rest of the box with peanuts.
Then after a layer of peanuts were placed in the bottom of the box we put the inner box inside the outer box and
filled it the rest of the way.
Pins and needles until it is safely in his hands.
The story of the wedding mugs has not yet ended. I fired five mugs that I had dremmeled to remove their runny noses and when they came out of the kiln two were now good but three had runny noses again.
So I dremmeled off the brown glaze and put new layers of white and clear
and fired them last Friday the 22nd.
I took them out of the kiln and all three had all THREE had runny noses AGAIN. There were even
drips coming off the bottom.
Today was 104 degrees but I still put on the face mask, eye and ear protection and spent an hour removing the glaze from these mugs in my hot garage.
Once again they are cleaned up. I even removed glaze from the noses. Eventually there shouldn't be enough glaze to run.
I got out the glazes I needed and
I did many coats of white.
This time I decided to cover the entire faces with clear. Maybe the glaze will prevent the other glaze from moving.
The kiln is firing right now. In two days I'll know if it worked this time or not. The wedding is October first so I still have time to remake these mugs.
I feel so fortunate that none of the glaze ran on the HUGE bowl Tiki Bob's. That would have been a horror!