• Kneaded erasers are like squishy pieces of rubber, good for removing your initial line drawing as you work. They will not damage or rough up your paper surface.
• Pink Pearl erasers are good for general cleaning and large areas, such as backgrounds. These, too, are fairly easy on the paper surface.
• Typewriter erasers look like pencils with little brushes on the end. Highly abrasive, they're good for removing stubborn marks. They can also be used to get into tight places or to create clean edges. Be careful, though; these can easily damage the paper and leave a hole.
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