VIDEO: How to Create Sharp Lines and Fine Details in Watercolor Using a Magic Eraser

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By Dan in Art Tutorials > Video Tutorials

If you’re like me, you probably like a lot of control over your paintings. . . with watercolors, however, that control can be hard to come by.

In the following video, John Salminen, shares a great little trick for using regular masking tape and a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to effectively “lift” paint off the surface of your painting to create sharp, crisp details.

As you’ll see, by combining organic brushstrokes with a few well-defined, almost mechanical lines, John is able to create an engaging city scene that appears both fundamentally man-made and vibrantly alive.

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