Many types of eraser compared, from hard typewriter to soft art erasers, stick and mono erasers, to kneaded erasers and Blu-Tack.
Included is a method of removing dark graphite almost back to white.
WHAT YOU GET...
Different eraser types
An introductory display of the different eraser types that will be explored and compared in this comprehensive video.
Been there - done that... Don't use them! And I'll show you why too.
General Pencil Erasers
A step in the right direction but they are mainly ineffective. This video explains why they often fail to work, and the common problem that can occur with other eraser types too.
Vinyl Art Erasers
Erasers specifically made for removing graphite - just what we need! Learn the advantages and drawbacks of these common erasers - in block and stick form.
Kneaded, or kneadable, erasers (also known as putty rubbers) are excellent tools for the clean removal of graphite. This video explores their uses.
Blu-Tack wall putty - an exploration of this most excellent eraser's basic uses, and why it outshines other eraser types. It's a kneaded eraser on steroids!
Erasers are adjusters
of value and perfectly compliment your pencils. One can apply graphite, and the other can adjust or remove it. Believing that removal is impossible often causes artists to draw too lightly.
A comparison of soft art erasers, kneadable erasers, and Blu-Tack in removing heavily applied graphite.
Complete removal - almost
A demonstration of Blu-Tack's power to remove heavily applied graphite. Using no damaging pressure, Blu-Tack can take the test area almost back to pristine white.
A vinyl art eraser is used to remove the last vestiges of graphite. There are associated potential problems that this video explains.
Cleaning putty erasers
How to clean a kneaded eraser or Blu-Tack when the surface becomes too saturated with graphite.