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Advanced Swirling Soapmaking 1

Making swirling designs in soap
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38 students enrolled
Created by Erica D Pence
Last updated 4/2014
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
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  • Certificate of Completion
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Love swirling but need some help? You've come to the right place. Not only do we show to make zebra stripes and elemental swirls in step be step video demonstrations, but we also explain the theory behind achieving the designs you love.

This is a comprehensive course consisting of slideshow presentations, videos, downloadable PDFs, and quizzes to highlight important information in a professional format. You'll be able to learn everything you would in a traditional classroom and ask any questions along the way all from the comfort of your home.

Topics include:

  • Pot and Drop Swirl (AKA Holly Swirl OR Swirl in a Swirl)
  • Elemental Swirl
  • Zebra Stripe swirl (AKA Dandelion)
  • Snaking Swirl
  • Hanger Swirl
  • Mica marbling
  • Squirt Bottle Swirl (AKA Impressionism)
  • Step by step demonstration
  • Tips & tricks
  • And more

Includes: Advanced Swirling 1 Manual PDF

Our classes are unique in the industry. Each course is designed in logical sequence in a well thought out curriculum. Classes are very comprehensive and cover small details that are often overlooked in other courses and books, but make life easier for soapmakers (things we wished we had learned as a new soapmaker). The class is built on a professional platform, where you can learn at your own pace on your own time, anywhere in the world. You just need internet access and a desire to learn.

Who is the target audience?
  • Intermediate level soapmakers interested in learning advanced techniques
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What Will I Learn?
Understand what factors control your design
Learn about swirling tools
Learn about planning and time management
Learn to create the Holly Swirl
Learn to create the Elemental Swirl
Learn to create the Zebra Stripe Swirl
Learn to use naking techniques to swirl
Learn to create the Hanger and Chevron Swirl
Learn to create an Impressionist Swirl
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  • Have a strong knowledge of beginner soapmaking
  • Have a strong background in intermediate level soap designs
  • Desire to learn
  • Willingness to practice to master techniques
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 17 Lectures Collapse All 17 Lectures 02:24:16
3 Lectures 06:47

Advanced Swirling 1 Manual
The Basics
5 Lectures 37:38
Knowing Your Trace

Tips for Success

Swirling Tools

Intermediate Swirling Techniques You Should Know

Planning and Time Management

10 questions
5 Lectures 50:30

Psychedelic Swirl Soap (Snaking Swirl 2)

Neon Yuzu Hanger Swirl (Drop w/ Hanger)

Citrus Pot and Drop Swirl (AKA Swirl in a Swirl OR Holly Swirl)

Breezy Elemental Swirl (Double Pot and Drop Swirl)

7 questions
Glorified Layering Swirls
3 Lectures 45:24
Two Tone Chevron Hanger Swirl Soap

Sweet Pea Zebra Layer (AKA Dandelion Swirl)

Squirt Bottle Layering (Impressionism)

Glorified Layering Swirls
5 questions
1 Lecture 03:52
About the Instructor
4.6 Average rating
66 Reviews
244 Students
14 Courses
Certified Advanced Soapmaking Teacher

Erica Pence is a soapmaker, teacher, author, and blogger. She is the founder and CEO of Bath Alchemy Lab providing soap, bath & body, and candle making classes, and Herban Apothecary (formerly The Bonnie Bath Co.), her own line of bath and body products. She is author of the blog, Soap-Blog, where she provides information for those in the bath and body industry. Erica is a long-time columnist for The Saponifier magazine and a speaker for the Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Guild 2014 Conference. She holds a BA in Education, and combines her love for teaching and researching with her passion for soapmaking. Erica is a native Floridian, who now resides in North Carolina with her husband, daughter, 2 dogs, and an old cat.

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