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No matter how long you’ve been using colored pencils, or how skilled you are, eventually you’ll need to lift color or lighten an area that has become too dark. I guarantee it.

And yes, we all know about erasers in their many forms. . . but today, I want to share two tricks you might not know about, which often work better at removing color from colored pencil drawings than erasers do. The best part? You may already have them in your studio.

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