Drawing with dust

On Friday 4th February, members of the Halifax Art Society were guided by artist Carol Pope to create a painting of a landscape or a portrait with graphite dust. We were stunned how a piece of kneadable putty could be used for slightly erasing but not fully erasing the paper we had covered with graphite dust. Also known as putty rubber it resembles putty or gum. The eraser absorbs graphite and charcoal particles.

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