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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

Spray Adhesive

Description/Application Spray adhesive is an aerosol adhesive, often used for mounting paper to a backing. It is available in permanent, temporarily repositionable, extra strength, and specialty varieties. Resources...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Communications Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking

Tempera (Poster) Paint

  Description/Application Often referred to as poster paint, tempera paint, which has no connection to traditional egg tempera, is a colorful, inexpensive and quick drying paint medium that...
By Katherine Story
In Art and Design Education, Foundation, Illustration, Painting

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

Crayon

  Description/Application Crayons are colored wax, molded into a cylindrical form. Crayons are used for drawing and writing. They are typically utilized by children because of their clean...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Art and Design Education, Drawing, Illustration

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

Casein Paint

  Description/Application Casein paint is derived from milk protein, and is desired for its fast drying time and solubility in water, making it comparable to a watercolor effect....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Illustration, Painting