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Using an Eraser Shield
How To Use an Eraser Shield
S. Tschantz, licensed to About.com, Inc.
When the corner is completed, the eraser shield is lined up carefully over its point. Then the extended lines can be erased, creating a crisp, sharp corner with no over runs. Carefully brush away the eraser crumbs with a drafting brush.

This technique can be used for creating a crisp edge to a section of hatching or other linework. You can also use it for erasing a precise highlight through an area of line or tone, such as a highlight on an eye.

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