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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

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

Canvas Paper

  Description/Application Canvas is a textile used as a base for painting. It is available in different weights and weaves. 1 Canvas paper are sheets of canvas bound...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Foundation, Painting

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

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

Frisket Film

    Description/Application Frisket Film is a paper with adhesive on one side, used for masking areas of composition to prevent them from receiving paint. The film can...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Fashion, Industrial Design, Painting, Research

Corrugated Cardboard

  Description/Application Corrugated cardboard is a stiff paperboard composed of two layers of heavy paper and a grooved interior layer. Corrugated cardboard is an inexpensive material and can...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

Chipboard

  Description/Application Chipboard comes in a variety of thicknesses and has a smooth, uncoated surface on both sides. Can be used as a prototyping material, usually bonded with...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Construction Management, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

Art Boards

    Description/Application Art Boards are paper-based boards used as an illustration/collaging surface or for mounting and presentation. Art boards include bristol (two-sided), illustration (one-sided), museum, and mat...
By Katherine Story
In Communications Design, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Research