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Over the past couple days or weeks I noticed that when I play my violin, it feels like I'm playing on sand paper. Like my bow has some sort of traction or resistance to my movements and feels very rough when it's played across the strings. The odd thing is that it only feels like this some of the time. For example, day it felt fine but later that night when I practiced I ran into this problem.  Do you know what could be causing this and is there anyway to fix it? I made a list of what I think it could possible be,
 
1. Something I'm doing wrong like posture (Not sure what I'm doing wrong if this is the case)
 
2. Too much or not enough rosin (I've "experimented" by adding/removing rosin when I run into the problem I'm experiencing)
 
3. Humidity or temperature in house
 
4. Something wrong with string or bow hair
 
Please let me know if you are able to identify the cause and solve this problem.
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The obvious cause of things feeling very "grippy" would be lots of rosin.  The solution is usually just to keep playing until enough of it comes off to make a smoother sound.  Other related factors could come in: dark rosin can get kind of sticky in very hot weather for example.  Some bow hair is more grippy than other hair too.  

But if you're using the same bow, and you've tried with lots of rosin and with less, we could look at other factors.  How tight or slack the hair is can change the feel quite a lot.  I try to tighten my bow to a fairly consistent point. 

Also the contact point can change how much pressure you need to produce a good sound.  If you're bowing closer to the bridge you need to press a bit harder, and the sound may be a little bit rougher.  If you bow closer to the fingerboard you can use less pressure and the sound is smoother.  

Like with the hair tension of the bow, I think consistency is key here.  Try to keep the contact point right between the bridge and the fingerboard.  Right in the middle.  Later on you can start deliberately bowing in different places to get different effects, but first you need to learn to put the contact point in a consistent spot and develop the technique to get a good sound.  

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