Studio Tip - Clean, Sharp Edges

This tip is for us artists working in watercolor, acrylic, charcoal or pastel. 
If you are looking for a clean, sharp edge around your artwork, here's a handy tip that works for me.

My video shows a charcoal sketch on paper - and if you prefer a clean-edge border, you probably have tried the "ScotchBlue Painter's Tape" by 3M. 
It's tacky enough to stick, yet easily removed when you're finished - 
giving  your drawing a clean, sharp edge. It has almost a mono print look...

Check out this product - "ScotchBlue Pre-Taped Painter's Plastic" - also by 3M.  Cool thing about it - it is a unique tape that has a thin plastic "apron" 
or bib attached and prevents charcoal dust, fingerprints or splashes 
landing on the clean area.

After spraying the artwork with a fixative, slowly peel the tape and 
plastic from the artwork.  And there you have it - a professionally finished look to your artwork.

Take it Off!

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"Studio Tip - Clean, Sharp Edges" video.

Love, Peace & Happiness,
Robert Burridge
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