July 2019 SMF Challenge - Landscape/NOT Seascape Design

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  1. Jul 21, 2019 #61

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    @Mobjack Bay your soap is a work of art! I feel calmness & serenity settle over me just looking at it. Nice work!
     
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    @Mobjack Bay your soap is gorgeous! I am so impressed that you used this challenge as a learning experience for so many techniques. The end result was completely worth the effort.
     
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    Thank you Krista. It means a lot to me that you like the soap and also that I succeeded in creating a sense of a place that I love. I also love the desert SW and your soap took me right to good memories spent with family in Arizona. It’s a family I married into the second time around so I’ve only been there a few times. I haven’t quite made it to Sedona yet, but I will!
     
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    Thank you Dibbles. I very much appreciate your kind words. The challenge really helped me to advance a suite of skills that I totally lacked only a month ago.
     
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    Great job on the soap @steffamarie! The browns in the arch are perfect. I can’t even imagine trying to make that arch!
     
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    Great entries! [​IMG]
     
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    Wow.. I'm so impressed with the entries so far! Amazing work @KristaY @steffamarie and @Mobjack Bay !
    My first batch has been carved and is ready to fill. My second batch has just been unmolded and cut. I hope to have some time to carve during the week and then fill them both up on Thursday or Friday.. I hope they'll set up fast enough to get them cleaned up for the deadline!
     
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  9. Jul 22, 2019 #69

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    @szaza I'm rooting for you! I'm not a carver or ever plan to be as it's not in my wheelhouse of talent, so can appreciate those who do. I can't wait to see how it works out for you!
     
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    Such great entries, mine doesn't stand a chance, but I entered anyway. Good job everyone
     
  11. Jul 22, 2019 #71

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    @jcandleattic I think your soap is lovely. We are so often way too critical of our own creations. And now you can check landscape design off your soapy bucket list.
     
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    @KristaY carving is easy! I just find a picture online and trace it on pattern paper (or other see-through paper). I then put the paper on the soap (with a bit of water) and make small cuts through the paper to trace the outline. Then remove the paper and carve the design. No talent needed[emoji16] (though looking at your soap I'd say you're plenty talented [emoji6])
     
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    @jcandleattic I love the way the sunset sky truned out! It looks like 2 flaming fenixes to me. Might not have been what you were going for, but still cool!
     
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    Since our Rocky Mountains are usually on fire somewhere on any given day between May through October, that seems fitting.
     
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    @jcandleattic Your soap is fantastic. I love the sky!
     
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    @jcandleattic I think it looks great and can totally picture the flaming sunset! I've seen many Rocky Mountain and Arizona sunsets and the colors range from soft pink/orange to deep vibrant red, often all at the same time. Plus that tall mountain peak..... I think you nailed it!
     
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    1. earlene - if I can get it made in the next few days!
    2. steffamarie - super excited!! this is a very inspiring challenge.
    3. amd - tackling my pine tree nemesis
    4. MarnieSoapien - takes a deep breath and steps forward
    5. jcandleattic - this is a soap that has been on my list for over 5 years!! Maybe now I'll get it done!
    6. szaza - not sure if I'll have time but landscape soaps have been on my list since I started soaping, so it's about time I give it a try!
    7, msunnerstood - Because I am a glutton for punishment.
    8. KristaY - I was in Sedona last week with inspiration everywhere. Hmmmm....
    9. Mobjack Bay - stepping up to the mold and the challenge...
    10. Amy78130- Let's do this!
    11. Primrose - I have an idea, but time is limited
    12. scard- Maybe I can get it made on time?
    13.Nanooo48 - this would be my first entry and I’m still a little confused and nervous lol. Don’t get mad at me if I mess up! Or forget!
    14. Rahmi - I've been wanting to try soapQueens' landscape so maybe this is the time. Planning to have tweaks too. So exciting!
    15. Dawni - can I still sign up? I wasn't sure I'd get time but I think I'll be able to do this tonight.
     
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    I hope so!
     
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    @Dawni Yes, the sign up is still open!! Glad you can play!
     
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    You are so kind, thank you.
     
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