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A new tiki is born… part 3…

I have done some more work on the mouth. After the bark lips started to fall off, I had to flatten the remainder out, so I had to make the whole face a little deeper in the wood. I am … Continue reading

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A new tiki is born… part 2… and our first technical glitch…

The new tiki is coming alive. There is something sad and very earnest about the eyes that I like, and the big grin might end up looking cute. And yes, I am giving him bangs. HA! The thing is… and … Continue reading

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I decided to start carving another tiki…

You know, because editing two novels and preparing them for self-publication, designing covers for the books, beginning work on a new novel, getting a kid ready to go away to college, working two part-time jobs,  all while trying to send … Continue reading

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The me tiki… part 8… (or): chasing crack…

So… you know that tiki I am carving that looks just like me? Well, as I was rounding down the corner of my face, I found this crack that didn’t seem to be too bad… until I started chasing it… … Continue reading

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The me tiki… part 7…

Oh heck yeah… the tiki is really starting to look like me… I used a black marker to color in the shades, and a thin Sharpie marker to make the mustache, goatee and eyebrows look more real. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Tiki… with a twist…

While you wait for me to do more work on my ‘me tiki’, I thought it would be fun to show you a few other tikis I have carved… like this Elvis one… since I know most of you didn’t … Continue reading

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The me tiki… part 2…

Okay, I am still working on the tiki that is going to look exactly like that picture of me that is my gravatar… me in the cool shades… I am also trying to work on my disappointment that on the … Continue reading

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