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Advanced Swirling Soapmaking 2

Learn advanced swirling techniques in soapmaking
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Created by Erica D Pence
Last updated 6/2014
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
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  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • 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 you how to make peacock swirls and feathering in step by 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:

  • Mantra swirl
  • Modified Mantra swirl
  • Peacock swirl
  • Feathering techniques
  • Bouquet Swirl
  • Butterfly Swirl
  • Column pour
  • Column pour variations
  • Hand swirling
  • Step by step demonstration
  • Tips & tricks
  • And more

Includes: Advanced Swirling 2 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?
  • Advanced soapmakers
  • Soapmakers interested in learning more skills
  • Artisans looking to take their designs to the next level
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What Will I Learn?
Review intermediate skills
Learn to create the Mantra and divider swirl alternatives
Learn to feather soap tops
Learn to create the column pour
Learn to make column and free pour designs - flowers, stars, dream catchers, spirals, and pinwheels
Learn to create nonpareil designs and alternatives
Learn to make the true peacock, bouquet, and butterfly marbles
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  • Desire to learn
  • Willingness to practice new skills to acheive mastery
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 20 Lectures Collapse All 20 Lectures 02:28:01
3 Lectures 06:36

Advanced Swirling 2 Manual
The Basics
5 Lectures 35:28
Knowing Your Trace

Pouring Techniques

Manipulation Techniques

Advanced Swirling Tools

Planning and Time Management

10 questions
Divide and Conquer
2 Lectures 11:15
Divider Hanger Swirl (Mantra)

Divide and Conquer
4 questions
The Peacock and Beyond
6 Lectures 49:14
Create Your Own Tool and Mold

Nonpareil Rainbow

'True' Peacock Swirl

Butterfly Swirl (True Peacock Alternative)

Bouquet Swirl (called Peacock in soap)

Linear Nonpareil Soap

The Peacock and Beyond
5 questions
Columns and Freehand Manipulation
3 Lectures 42:02
2 Column Pour Swirls - Traditional and Flower

Mini Flowers, Stars, Dream Catchers, Spirals, and Pinwheels

Freehand Pour with Dream Catcher Swirl

Columns and Freehand Manipulation
8 questions
1 Lecture 03:21
About the Instructor
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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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