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Austin TX Soapmaking Bootcamp April 2014

$416.00

Join Amanda Griffin and Holly Port in Austin, Texas for a weekend of intensive soapy fun!  We’re offering four soapmaking classes in one intense weekend of learning! 

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April 26 & 27!

Join Amanda Griffin and Holly Port in Austin, Texas for a weekend of intensive soapy fun! We’re offering four soapmaking classes in one intense weekend of learning!

Basic Cold Process Soapmaking (April 26, 9-noon) – Taught by Amanda Griffin, learn to make your own natural handcrafted soap! You will learn what soap is, how it’s made, oil properties, additives, coloring, molding and much more! This is a hands-on class where you’ll actually get to create, custom scent and color a two pound batch of cold process soap to take home with you. All supplies, including fragrance oils, essential oils, colors, molds, oils, botanicals and clays will be available in class so you can design your own soap! No experience necessary! You will take home two pounds (about 9 bars) of soap!

Layers, Lines and Embeds (April 26, 1-4) – Taught by Holly Port, learn how to take your soap design to the next level by using unique layering and embed techniques! In this advanced cold process soap design class you’ll create a unique and funky soap using layering techniques, a mica pencil line and embeds. All supplies, including scents, colors, molds, oils, botanicals and clays will be available in class so you can design your own stunning soap! *You must have prior cold process soapmaking experience or have completed the Basic Cold Process Soapmaking morning class. You will take home at least two pounds of soap!

Stunning Advanced Slab Design and Coloring Techniques (April 27, 9-noon) – Taught by Amanda Griffin, learn how to take your soap coloring and design to the next level! This hands-on lab is all about using color and swirling in a slab mold! You will learn four advanced soap designs including a nonpareil swirl, a peacock swirl, stunning flowers and adorable hearts. We’ll talk about how to create a slow moving recipe and how oils, water, heat and additives can affect trace. All supplies, including scents, colors, molds, oils, botanicals and clays will be available in class so you can design your own stunning soap! *You must have prior cold process soapmaking experience or have completed the Basic Cold Process Soapmaking morning class.

Cupcakes and Cold Process Piping Techniques (April 27, 1-4pm) – Taught by Holly Port, cupcakes are all the rage these days! Learn how to make adorable cold process soap cupcakes. We’ll go over piping techniques, recipe selection, coloring, decorating and more! Cupcake soaps make wonderful gifts for children, wedding showers, baby showers, teacher gifts…you name it! All supplies, including scents, colors, molds, piping tips/bags, oils, botanicals and clays will be available in class so you can design your own stunning soap! *You must have prior cold process soapmaking experience or have completed the Basic Cold Process Soapmaking Friday class. You will take home over two pounds of soap!

Pricing

You can sign up for classes individually or you can take all four and receive a discount!

Bootcamp Discount!
Signup for all four classes and only pay $416.00! You save $100.00!

Individual pricing:
Basic Cold Process Soapmaking – $129.00
Layers, Lines and Embeds – $129.00
Stunning Advanced Slab Design and Coloring – $129.00
Cupcakes and Cold Process Piping Techniques – $129.00

What you’ll need to bring:
-Safety goggles
-Apron (optional)

This class is open to students 18 years and older. Each class takes about 2.5 hours but allow for a little extra time in case we go over.

Cancellation Policy: Due to travel costs, facility rental and supply costs we do not offer refunds.

Traveling to Austin! Austin is a fun city to spend the weekend in! Come for the soap bootcamp on Saturday and Sunday but stay for an ultra fun vacation.

Airport http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/austinairport/
Hotel and City Guide http://www.austintexas.org/
If you have any questions, please email me at amanda@lovinsoap.com!

Class location:
Toci – Toltec Center of Creative Intent
2499 South Capital of Texas Highway, Suite A100
Austin, TX 78746

http://www.toci.org/contact

Class size is extremely limited and will fill up! So sign up early!