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Papier-mâché Enchanted Tiki Room Drummer Gods, Ngendei and Hina-Kaluua
EPCOTExplorer
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Posted: 2014-07-04 08:17 am   Permalink

Any hopes of attaching a little tube to her hat so she can "rain"? Heheh
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Loki-Tiki
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Posted: 2014-07-04 09:34 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-07-03 19:35, Joshua Bell wrote:




Well I'm feeling a little stupid for not noticing this before, Hina was the inspiration for the WDW Polynesian Village Resort mug:



 
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Joshua Bell
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Posted: 2014-07-04 09:44 am   Permalink

Yep! Originally she had a smaller hat - no wide brim - and looked even more like the mug. The large Hina on the grounds of the Polynesian and the small resin figures match her original configuration. Only the Hina at the DL ETR has the wide hat, which I prefer.

I found an old photo showing the water spraying out from the narrow hat at an angle, whereas with the wide-brimmed hat the water drops straight down. I'm guessing the hat change was for keeping the water under control. But as I said, I like the look of it more anyway.


 
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Joshua Bell
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Posted: 2014-07-04 09:46 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-07-04 08:17, EPCOTExplorer wrote:
Any hopes of attaching a little tube to her hat so she can "rain"? Heheh



Keep watching this space!


 
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Posted: 2014-07-04 09:48 am   Permalink

I've actually never seen that mug! Whoa! Any story behind it?

 
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Joshua Bell
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Posted: 2014-07-04 11:02 am   Permalink

Here she is all together:



I just finished attaching her feet to the (weighted) base, so she's drying again. One more bit of sanding, then finally paint!


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hiltiki
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Posted: 2014-07-05 6:56 pm   Permalink

I love what you are doing.

 
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Joshua Bell
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Posted: 2014-07-06 11:44 pm   Permalink

Here's Hina Kaluaa - 99% done. (The remaining 1% needs to wait until further... seasonal materials are acquired.)



Due to her hat, she photographs poorly except in bright ambient daylight. I'll try and post a photo tomorrow of Hina with her friends.


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TikiAno
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Posted: 2014-07-07 07:09 am   Permalink

Groovy.

 
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Joshua Bell
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Posted: 2014-07-07 6:33 pm   Permalink

Here's the whole gang:


Pele, Ngendei, Hina Kaluua, and Uti


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Posted: 2014-07-07 8:08 pm   Permalink

SPECTACULAR! Love em.

 
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