Subtractive drawing

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Subtractive drawing is a technique in which the drawing surface is covered with graphite or charcoal and then erased to make the image. Artists commonly use a kneaded eraser for this type of drawing, due to its ability have custom or fine tips.[1]


  1. ^ South, Helen, The Everything Drawing Book, Adams Media, Avon, MA, 2004, pp. 152-3, ISBN 1593372132