Give Your Colors a Lift

For years I used masking tape and kneaded erasers to remove unwanted color from my colored pencil drawings, but I recently discovered reusable adhesive—found at hardware stores—works even better. When used with a dabbing motion, it lifts color more effectively than a kneaded eraser can. Plus, lifting color is a great way to create texture and interest, and to soften edges.

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