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Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Other Crafts Wendy Cevola 9/3/15 WISH LIST #6 Next up Jessica Miller's Eat Drink and Be Merry Lanai mug.
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Wendy Cevola 9/3/15 WISH LIST #6 Next up Jessica Miller's Eat Drink and Be Merry Lanai mug.
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Posted: 4 days ago; 4:05 pm   Permalink

OMG OMG OMG I LOVE THEM!!!!!!! I don't know how I'm going to make it till my anniversary without showing these to hubby!!!


Hahaha - it took me all of 3 minutes before I spilled the beans. I went in to talk to him and I was all giddy and he knew something was up. We are SO bad at surprises! He loves them too - and got all teary eyed. Thanks Wendy!

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hang10tiki
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Posted: 4 days ago; 6:56 pm   Permalink

Those r sweeeeet

 
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TikiAno
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Posted: 3 days ago; 9:21 pm   Permalink

Wow, I come back to visit Wendy's thread and my mouth drops open. Love Krista's and Jason's mugs- I thoroughly enjoy all of the Bobs-holding-stuff (mugs/ coconuts/ ukuleles). The moai mugs are awesome.

More to catch up on, but I have to run to work late tonight then come back home then go back before the sun comes up.

Ack!

Forgive my soon-to-be-very-late comments on posts from long ago! I will also have to work on a good visual reply to Dan's every growing beard. Jon, you may have to help me with that...



 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 3 days ago; 9:25 pm   Permalink

creepykbear thank you for this wonderful post. No question about it I do this art so I can read fun messages. I think he'll enjoy the rest of the process. They are drying with a whole bunch of Hot Tub Hula Girl mugs and they'll all go into the kiln together.

hang10tiki what have you been up to?

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Wish List Progress Report. Every day right now I'm working on the Hot Tub Hula Girl mugs. They will help to fill up the kiln so I can fire those 3 crawl mugs and the anniversary mugs.

I'm working in the family room in front of the TV. It keeps me company.


Sometimes I find that my casts have fallen over and need some repairs.


This poor nose was an easy fix.


To each hula girl I add some strand of hair over her ample chest.


I add some sticky clay and push her into the coconut hot tub to stick. I then add the three dents.



The next part is to add all this hair running over the rim and down the back of the coconut.


I smooth it out and then I



carve in wavy lines to the hair and to the coconut. Every one is different because of the hand carving.


One done.


Then three. Only 21 more to go!






They will be in and out of bags for a couple of weeks so that nothing cracks as it dries. Drying very slowly prevents that from happening.



When I have all of these done I'll be back to the individual projects. Always something fun waiting to be made.

Thank you, Wendy

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Posted: 3 days ago; 9:27 pm   Permalink

Two weeks later....




 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 2 days ago; 8:26 pm   Permalink

Tiki Ano you've got Dan considering growing it that long. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! He looks like a skunk.

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Progress Report Wish List #6


This a very rare mug from the Lanai in San Mateo, California. There is a thread for it here on TC if you want more information.




I did this tribute mug for the Lanai back in January 2010. I made around 35 of them and most are in Dan's collection.

Jessica who is married to Woody Miller saw them when visiting here and requested one be made for her during this Wish List.

I made my own version with three differently decorated tikis. I called it my Eat Drink and be Merry mug using Hawaiian words that matched best.

Here is how the mug looks out of the mold.


I don't just clean up the mold lines.


I want each mug I make to be the best that it can be. So...


I start by re-carving the words.


Then I cut into the clay around each tiki.


Then using sculpting cutting tools I deepen every line.








She will pick her colors making it a 1/1 mug.


One more Wish carved and I can start another tomorrow. Cheers, Wendy
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RVICTOR
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Posted: Yesterday; 08:44 am   Permalink

I like that one Wendybird.

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: Yesterday; 7:31 pm   Permalink

Ano- great picture of Dan-0

Wendy- not much going on here
Working to much

Like the new mugs

Keep up the great work!
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