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Chamois

  Description/Application Chamois is a soft leather cloth that is rubbed against the artwork to blend dry media such as charcoal and pastel. 1 Resources Chamois was traditionally...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Drawing, Foundation

Wood Wax

  Description/Application Wood wax is mainly used as a finish on furniture or other wood pieces. It is durable and water/dirt resistant and can also be used on...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, 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

Watercolor

  Description/Application Watercolor is a pigment with a binder. It comes in dry palettes, tubes with paste, or colored pencils, that when mixed with water, can be used...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Foundation, Painting, Research

Turpentine

  Description/Application Turpentine is a common oil paint and varnish thinner. 1 It is a liquid solvent used as a medium to thin oil paint or clean brushes....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Banned, Foundation, Painting, Research

Tracing Paper

  Description/Application A semi-transparent paper used to copy drawings, make rough sketches, mark out design patterns, and produce overlays.   Resources Tracing paper requires lumber, bleach, sulfuric acid...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Drawing, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Research

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

Super Glue (Cyanoacrylate)

      Description/Application Super Glue is a glue that forms a fast-hardening and powerful bond. Unlike other glues, a thin layer forms the strongest bond. 1 Super Glue...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Styrene (Polystyrene)

    Description/Application “Styrene” refers to polystyrene, a plastic common as styrofoam or as sheet material. It is hard and brittle, available in sheet or rod form, and...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking, Research

Spray Paint

    Description Spray paint is an aerosol paint used for quick applications of paint or spot touch ups. It is available as solvent, oil, latex, or water-based...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture