Category: Digital Arts

Paper

  Description/Application Paper is a thin sheet or roll material, used as a support for drawing, printing, collage, tracing, model making, decoration, and other applications. Paper is available...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Construction Management, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research

Graphite

  Description/Application Graphite is a form of carbon1 named after the Greek word graphein, “write”5. Graphite is the base material of a pencil and is also used in...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Ceramics, Communications Design, Construction Management, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fashion, Film, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Cellophane

  Description Cellophane is a translucent film material that may be colored or clear. It can be used in model making, packaging design, and in craft applications. It...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Digital Arts, Film, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Photography, Research, Sculpture

Polymer Clay (Oven-Bake, Sculpey)

  Description/Application Oven-bake Clay is a modeling material that hardens when cooked. It is available in many colors and commonly used to make small clay forms, including figures...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Ceramics, Communications Design, Digital Arts, Foundation, Jewelry, Research, Sculpture

Plasticine

  Description/Application Plasticine is an oil based clay that does not dry out and can be endlessly reworked making it ideal for applications such as modeling and stop-motion...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Digital Arts, Film, Foundation, Industrial Design, Research, Sculpture

Acetate (Cellulose Acetate)

  Description/Application Acetate, also known as cellulose acetate, is a clear film that has many applications. Originally acetate was used as a film base in photography.1 Primarily, acetate...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Digital Arts, Photography, Research