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09-27-2019 09:40 AM
Angelasportraits Hello everyone! I need your advice. I’ve spent months on this drawing, and for some reason I keep noticing these random bits of graphite that are smearing into random places in the drawing. When I try to (lightly and gently) erase, the bits smear into the paper! I’m so sad about this. I try not to eat anything while I work, I only drink coffee and try to be careful. What in my technique could be causing this?

Pencils: Faber Castell Pitt Graphite 9000
Paper: Canson 1557 smooth drawing 90lb

Current technique: using the same piece of tracing paper under my hand to “protect” areas I am shading. Somehow I think things get trapped under the tracing paper and cause marks, even though I check first, things still seem to smear!

Thanks in advance!

Angela

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