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SWIZ - Mugs 'n' Stuff....Wall hanging.
hiltiki
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2017-10-21 11:24 am   Permalink

Love your latest piece, you are such an original, love how you come up with new designs every time.

 
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swizzle
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From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2017-10-22 05:59 am   Permalink

Thank you Will, bamalamalu and hiltiki.





 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-10-22 2:01 pm   Permalink

Strong work SwiZ

 
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hiltiki
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Posted: 2017-10-23 10:38 am   Permalink

Great concept.

 
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swizzle
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Posted: 23 days ago; 12:41 am   Permalink

Thanks hiltiki.

A mixed bag of results with this weeks firing which included a bit of glaze experimenting including the centre and right skull which i think turned out great.




And these Tangata Manu's i had issues with in their first firing so i had to try to salvage them, and although they both still do have a couple of minor flaws (which you might not even notice unless i pointed them out), i'm very happy with the results.




The flower is there on this one to hide what is the worst of the problems i had (a section of the foot broke off) but even though the repair job i did was successful and not really that noticeable at all, the hibiscus completely covers it and also adds a whole new element to the piece which i think looks great and really makes it pop.







 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 23 days ago; 08:04 am   Permalink


I have always loved this bird. You have done such an excellent sculpt and a hard one too. I'm impressed that you could make this work. Beautiful. Wendy
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hiltiki
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Posted: 20 days ago; 11:35 am   Permalink

Now this is a beauty and I want one.

 
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bamalamalu
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Posted: 19 days ago; 8:48 pm   Permalink

Me too! Nice job on the camouflage.

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 18 days ago; 5:34 pm   Permalink

Outstanding

 
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swizzle
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Posted: 6 days ago; 9:33 pm   Permalink

Thanks Wendy. This design certainly wasn't without any challenges and after all the time i had put into it i was determined to make it work.

Thanks hiltiki and bamalamalu. I'm not making many of these at all so if you are interested in one then message me and let me know.

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Recently i had a mug collapse in the mold but instead of scrapping it i thought i'd salvage the face and turned it into this. All these pics were taken outside and the second pic was taken as it was starting to get dark outside and the third when it was completely dark. Obviously in a room it's going to need some other ambient light around it to still be able to see the entire thing properly. I had no idea how well the blue light was going show but i'm pretty happy with the result.







 
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danlovestikis
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Posted: 5 days ago; 09:42 am   Permalink


swizzle now that's a happy collapse. It was meant to be. Did id collapse due to the glug glug factor? It took me about five Tiki Crate mugs before I learned the cause. Miss you, Wendy
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hiltiki
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Posted: 5 days ago; 10:21 am   Permalink

Nice one.

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 5 days ago; 6:04 pm   Permalink

Clean look

 
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bamalamalu
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Posted: 4 days ago; 8:56 pm   Permalink

Nice save on the collapsed mug - makes for cool mood lighting!

 
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tikiskip
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Posted: 3 days ago; 10:59 am   Permalink

LooOOvEE it!!

This is what I like to see new different type stuff.
Man if I had a kiln.

I would make tiki toilet paper covers, tiki tissue boxes, tiki candle sticks, tiki drink muddlers, tiki speaker stands, tiki book ends, tiki shelves, tiki lights, tiki cuff links, tiki bird feeders, tiki pots for plants, tiki plates platters, tiki cigarette holders, tiki buttons, tiki telephone, tiki bottle opener, tiki cap catcher for the tiki bottle opener, tiki ice bucket, tiki bucket for all that bar crap like spoons ect.

We all have mugs coming out our a$$.

Dam anything but more mugs.

PS I do like your mugs too.
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