In this article written for EmptyEasel, I describe three ways to blend colored pencil with rubbing alcohol.
Rubbing alcohol is a great solvent colored pencils. It breaks down the wax binder in most colored pencils and allows the pigments to blend more like paint. It’s also wonderful for restoring the paper’s tooth. When compared to other available solvents, it’s much less toxic and much more accessible.
I use rubbing alcohol in three main ways. Read the full article.