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Old 01-08-2013, 04:11 AM   #39
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Originally Posted by Rachelrose View Post
People also say the blending stumps from Taiwan are better than those from China. So I ordered some of those. sigh. You probably could tell me it would work better on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or if I were standing on my head, and I would rush off to try it that way.
I have used the blending stumps from Taiwan & China. I do think China has a nice paper. I am frugal and usually make my own stumps from a variety of paper I have found some good art tutorials Googling for homemade blending stumps and their examples. I just did a search make your own blending stumps.

I hardly use Gamsol or Baby Oil for coloring. I am one of the color pencil girls that blend using just my pencils.

I like Gamsol & Baby Oil for a certain look. I do think Gamsol lays down nicer than Baby Oil. I wanted to throw out some other ideas for blending stumps. I have used Q-tips with great success. I have used Fantastix.
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