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Thanks Liz and Bruce! Both great suggestions. For years I've balked at
buying a projector, maybe I will re-think this. In the meantime I'll give
Bruce's idea a shot, might help break my reliance on the lines to begin
with. :) Thanks again,  Molly


On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 7:58 AM, Bruce Bartrug <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Can you simply draw dots around the edge that demark the grid, then also
> put dots across the page at the intersection of the grid lines?  You could
> use a ruler around the edge and a T-square to position the dots.  These
> would be more likely to disappear in the resulting drawing and be much
> easier to remove if they don't.
>
> b
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 7:19 AM, Elockett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Molly,
>> If substrate is fastened to a wall why not project grid on it instead to
>> physically drawing it on.
>>
>> Liz
>>
>> On Mar 2, 2014, at 3:50 AM, Molly Higgins <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hello, I have a quick drawing question--I do large-scale charcoal
>> drawings and typically start by drawing a grid to help with proportions
>> etc...however when the drawing is done I've run into trouble in the past
>> being able to fully make those grid lines disappear in areas where the
>> white of the paper remains.
>>
>> Is there a type of pencil (or eraser, or technique) that anyone can
>> recommend that erases exceptionally well?  I'm using Borden/Reilly 116
>> Sketch vellum, a fairly heavy paper.
>>
>> Thanks as always, Molly
>>
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