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Quartz

  Description/Application Quartz, composed of crystallized silicon and oxygen, is one of the most abundant minerals on earth. There are many varieties of quartz, including semi-precious gemstones, like...
By Katherine Story
In Fashion, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Sculpture

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

Fusible Interfacing

  Description/Application Fusible interfacing is used in garment construction. On one side of the interfacing is an adhesive that is activated by ironing; when applied, it adds stiffness...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Fashion

Tailor’s Chalk

  Description/Application Tailor’s Chalk is used in tailoring and dressmaking for temporarily marking fabric, and typically comes in white or blue pigment. 2 Resources Tailor’s chalk is usually...
By Katherine Story
In Fashion

Gold

  Description/Application Gold is a precious metal that is malleable and will not tarnish over time. In jewelry, gold is alloyed with other metals for durability. 1 In...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Fashion, Industrial Design, Jewelry, Photography

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

Kneaded Eraser

  Description/Application A kneaded eraser is a soft eraser that can be formed into any shape for exact/precise erasing. Kneaded erasers are good for highlighting techniques and work...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Construction Management, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting

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

Wax

  Description/Application Waxes are water-repellant solids that can be easily melted and poured, or carved. A variety of waxes with different properties exist, including paraffin, beeswax, and microcrystalline...
By Katherine Story
In Fashion, Jewelry, Printmaking, Sculpture