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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

Glass

  Description/Application Glass is a solid translucent material with widespread applications. Resources The most commonly used form of glass is known as soda-lime-silica, which is produced predominantly by...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Film, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Photography, Sculpture

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

Mineral Spirits

Description/Application Mineral spirits are a solvent most often used for cleaning up tough to clean substances such as oil paints and ink. Resources Mineral spirits are derived from...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Industrial Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, 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

Silver

    Description/Application Silver is a soft, white, lustrous metal element. Silver possesses the highest electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, and reflectivity of any metal. Silver has many uses...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Fashion, Interior Design, Jewelry, Photography, 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

Odorless Mineral Spirits

    Description/Application Mineral spirits are a solvent most often used for cleaning up tough to clean substances such as oil paints and ink. Resources Mineral spirits are...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Industrial Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Developer

  Description/Application A developer is a solution used to make visible the exposed areas of film or light sensitive paper. 1 Different developers are used for black and...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Photography, Research