Advanced Swirling Part 5: Linear Swirling
This is the grand finale of my advanced swirling tutorials. Today is linear swirling! Make sure that you check out parts 1 (Understanding Color Theory Terminology) , 2 (Getting Brave with Color), 3 (Soap Design and Color Matching) and part 4(In-the-Pot swirling) if you haven’t already. Learn the secret to a fabulous linear swirl!
Before you get started, check out my must have materials for swirling!
Step 1: At a light trace, separate half of the batch into two smaller containers; one for each color, add scent by hand before pouring.
Step 2: Linear swirling is about building layers. Create a pattern using the two colors first so there is something on the bottom of the bars.
Step 3: Pour about ½ to ¾ of the white on top for the mid section which your lines will form into.