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Blending Stump

Paper Stumps and TortillonA solid stick of soft paper with pointed ends used for blending and shading pencil, charcoal, and pastel. It is also useful in working some types of colored pencils. It can be cleaned and sharpened with a sanding paddle. Sometimes you just can't get the effect you want only using a pencil. So it's a great idea to try experimenting with some other tools meant to assist in drawing. Enter the stump, or tortillon. Would you like to get the rest of this information? Join our newsletter mailing list to get monthly newsletters with interesting tid-bits, tips, tricks, and informative websites. Join today!

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