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Tape

  Description/Application Tape is a form of adhesive sold in a roll. It is composed of a backing material with a sticky adhesive side, which is usually applied...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Spray Fixative

  Description/Application Spray fixatives can be used to set many mediums such as pencil, charcoal, pastels, chalk, tempera, conte, crayon, watercolor, and India ink. 6 There are different...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Drawing, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Pastel

  Description/Application Pastel is a powdered pigment rolled into round or square sticks and held together with the binder, methylcellulose. Pastels come in hard, soft, oil, or pastel...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Drawing, Foundation, Industrial Design, Painting, Research

Newsprint

    Description/Application Newsprint is a smooth grey paper used for drawing and sketching, often with charcoal. Newsprint is inexpensive and degrades over time. It should not be...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Drawing, Foundation, Painting, Printmaking, Research

Museum Board, Mounting Board

    Description/Application Generally used for mounting and preservation of prints and photographs. 2 Can also be used as sheet material for model making. Resources This material is generally...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Drawing, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research

Masking Fluid

  Description/Application Masking Fluid or Liquid Frisket is a temporary coating that is applied to areas of a painting to prevent them from receiving paint. The rubber coating...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Painting, Research

Art 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 Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Research

Drawing Ink

  Description/Application Ink is an organic or inorganic pigment or dye dissolved or suspended in a solvent. Bottled ink is applied with a brush or a nib, as...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Painting, Research

Gouache

  Description/Application Gouache is an opaque watercolor painting medium that allows the painter to work from dark to light instead of light to dark as with traditional watercolor...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Painting, Research

Charcoal

  Description/Application A dry drawing medium that is versatile in its application. From very light to intensely black, it is a material that is less than permanent, easily...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Drawing, Foundation, Industrial Design, Painting, Research