4 Answered Questions for the topic preservation

Preservation Drawing Charcoal


How can I safely transport a charcoal drawing?

What is the best way of transporting a charcoal drawing over on a long ride?The drawing is fixed with a workable fixative but im still concerned about smudging. I was thinking about rolling the... more
Preservation Drawing Pencils


How can I avoid smudging my pencil drawings?

I'm very new at drawing. I'm not very good at pencil types yet, but it seems like whichever pencil I use (I have a set of 12 ranging from 6B to 5H), I end up with smudges. Is there a way to reduce... more
Preservation Drawing Pencils Charcoal


How can I protect my pencil & charcoal drawings once complete?

I have now built up a small portfolio of pencil/charcoal drawings. Most of the time they are kept in my folders, but sometimes they are viewed by friends and relatives. And on the odd occasion... more
Preservation Drawing Paper


How can I prevent my drawings and paper from yellowing over time?

Some paper just yellows over time, especially if left out somewhere where it sees sunlight.Acid-free paper is a partial solution, but not terribly budget-friendly.Is there something else I can do... more

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