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How Do You Use a Blending Stick (Stump)?

A lot of people look at blending sticks and think, “What the heck is that?” This video demonstrates how to use that funny, white stump that looks like a pencil with no lead. I’m using conte crayon in the video but really you can use a blending stick with many mediums: hard pastel, soft pastel, or graphite pencil. They are especially suited for smaller areas in your drawing that a finger just can’t reach.