art gum

   An eraser that crumbles as it erases, not scratching or discoloring artwork. Also see erasure.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • Gum over platinum — is a historical chemical photographic process, which was commonly used in art photography. It is a very complex process, in which a specially treated platinum print photograph is coated with washes of gum arabic, then re exposed to the same… …   Wikipedia

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