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Markers

  Description/Application Art Markers come in a variety of colors, often with a wide chisel edge and fine point tip. Colorless blenders used for mixing color are sold...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Vellum

  Description Vellum is a type of paper known for its high quality and “velvety” surface. It can be purchased as translucent or bristol weights. 1 Resources Historically,...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Printmaking

Zinc

  Description Zinc is a common metal that is used for etching plates in printmaking. It is also used in building applications, for trim and roofing. 1 Resources...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Jewelry, Printmaking

Expanding Foam

  Description/Application Often referred to as “spray foam”, expanding foam is applied using a spray canister and is used  as insulation, as a sealant, an adhesive, for casting...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Sculpture

EVA Foam

  Description/Application EVA Foam, or craft foam, is a soft flexible foam, commonly sold in thin sheets, rolls, or tiles. It is shock absorbent, buoyant, and waterproof, it...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Fashion, Foundation, Industrial Design, Sculpture

Cork

  Description/Application Cork is a tree bark fiber, that is used for its lightweight and porous properties. Resources Cork is harvested in forests of “Cork Oak”, predominantly in...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Construction Management, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking, Sculpture

Copper

  Description/Application Copper is a soft, reddish-brown metal that has been used for thousands of years by many different cultures.2 Copper can easily be worked and pulled, allowing...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Printmaking, Sculpture

Colored Pencils

  Description/Application Colored pencils are an art medium constructed of a narrow, pigmented core encased in a wooden cylindrical case. They are typically utilized for sketching or drafting,...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Interior Design, Painting

Base Metals

  Description/Application Base Metals is a term that refers to common and inexpensive metals such as, iron, nickel, lead, zinc, and copper. Base metals can be distinguished by...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Research, Sculpture

Wood Glue

    Description/Application Wood glue, also classified as an aliphatic resin for it’s organic compound, is a water-based adhesive used to attach porous materials, usually wood and wood...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture