SMF May 2019 Challenge - Tiger Stripes

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  1. May 21, 2019 #101

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    It's a very forgiving technique. It seems like unless the batter gets to glop stage, it mostly works out. You never know what you are getting until you cut - I have had some nice surprises when I cut batches that I thought were a total fail. Can't wait to see your tiger.
     
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    It's very colourful and a black light might make it look really amazing and trippy. ;)
     
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    OMG such amazing entries so far! I am almost scared to enter mine lol

    Maybe I'll have another go...
     
  5. May 21, 2019 #105

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    Agreed. 100%.
     
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    I pulled this from the entry thread to answer here.

    I made my whole batch, then separated into thirds in separate pour buckets. I worked with the rusty/orange layer first coloring then pouring at an angle.
    Once poured I went to my second white and black pour buckets and mixed my color and started pouring. By then the bottom had set up enough it wouldn't break through, and I poured my first layer slowly over a spatula for extra insurance. But I didn't wait long in between layers.
    My recipe is 60% hard oils and I soap pretty much room temp with both my oils and lye (oils warmed just until clear) but depending on the fragrance I still have time to do intricate swirls and such as long as I'm not dilly dallying. LOL
     
  7. May 21, 2019 #107

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    A reminder to folks who are posting comments on the Entry Thread. It is only for entries. All comments by others about the entries, should go on this thread, not the entry thread. It makes it very hard on the challenge host when they have to wade through pages of comments to find the entry photos.

    Thank you.
     
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    .... and I feel it unfairly intimidates others entering the challenge to see the comments. I typically avoid the challenge thread because I don't want to read comments and get hit by "Artists Guilt" and not enter because I don't think anyone will like my entry. Maybe I'm the only one with this problem... :D or maybe not, but let's follow the rules, folks!
     
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    and yours is stunning as usual!!!

    @Misschief ---and I was not disappointed in your entry--the colors are awesome!!!!!

    @msunnerstood cant believe that is HP excellent job!!!
     
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    So, did I enter the wrong one?
     
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    no you didn't--they are both awesome but the one you entered is so much better swirled and wonderfully colored!!!
     
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    Amazing!

    Why do mine always look like faces?? This is my 2nd attempt at the tiger stripe technique! I love these contests! Seeing all of the amazing talent and different styles is just so much fun!
     

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    I personally think so, but I prefer a more minimal look. I don't know if this qualifies as a tiger stripe, but it gives more of a tiger impression to me.
     
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    I prefer the look of your white tiger, however I think your entry soap better fits the aims of the challenge.

    So I think you entered the correct one, but I think you discovered something great along the way
     
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    Here is my entry for the “Tiger Stripe” gummy bear cold process soap contest, I used neon colorants & fruit loops fragrance oil melt & pour for the gummy bears fragrance & neon colorants used as well:) Smells so good!
     

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    IMHO the soaps being entered are gorgeous! Bravo!
     
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    I'm sorry, in order to enter a soap in the challenge you have to meet the requirement of 50 posts. When you reach 50 posts and want to take part in the challenges, copy and paste the most recent sign up list and add your name to the bottom.

    Anyone is welcome to share pictures of attempts at the monthly challenges, and I'm glad you posted pictures of yours. It is a beautiful soap.
     
  19. May 22, 2019 #119

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    This looks amazing! I can imagine how amazing it smells too!
     
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    You'd get my vote for sure! Beautiful! I love bright colours.
     

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