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    Right, this is going to sound a bit silly. But how can you keep the pages in your art sketchbook clean? (i.e. no marks from pastels or paint, no random pencil marks) Is there something you can buy or do so that you just have clean white pages to work on? Thanks.
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    Plain white rubber. The big round ones from WHSmith are awesome.

    Also when you're working, try to keep a sheet of paper between your hand and the area you're working on as that will stop your hand picking up pastel/charcoal and rubbing it into the paper.
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    hairspray sprayed from a distance on pencil drawings - sometimes it ruins/ makes no difference to pastels - or there's a fixing spray you can get.

    or you could try attaching a sheet of tracing paper over potentially really messy drawing so when you flick through you lift the cover sheets up...it can look a bit poncy but it def does the job


    hope this helps
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    dont use it or if you want to stop the opposite page from smudging get some hairspray thats what i use to do then spay the pages where you use pencil/pastels or anything that could smudge or transfer to the other page.
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    i use a scrap piece of paper so my pencil lines ect doesnt get smodged when i draw paint ect... hope this helped i little hunni...xxx :silverwings::wings:
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    Only this year, my teacher introduced me to the wonders of hairspray! Cheap but also a working version of the 'fixing spray'. Any low-cost one will work - Sainsburys' own even
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    Yeah, there's hairspray which works very well.
    Or staple a bit of tracing paper over each page that you can lift up
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    I put sheets of acetate over everything, so it protects it and you can still see the drawing.
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    I agree with the fixative (or cheap hairspray alternative) but one thing to be aware of is not to spray it too close or your work will run and once it is sprayed it is near impossible to rub out any of your work or make alterations so ONLY do this when you are finished.
 
 
 
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