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EVA Foam

  Description/Application EVA Foam, or craft foam, is a soft flexible foam, commonly sold in thin sheets, rolls, or tiles. It is shock absorbent, buoyant, and waterproof, it...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Fashion, Foundation, Industrial Design, 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

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

Hot Glue (Hot Melt Adhesive)

  Description/Application Clear, yellow or milky-colored glue stick that is melted and applied with an electric glue gun. Hot glue cures rapidly as it cools. Hot glue is...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

Glitter

  Description/Application Glitter is a product used by crafters and designers to create a sparkling or shimmering effect. Glitter is primarily composed of very tiny flecks of polyester...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Fashion, Foundation, Interior Design, Painting, Research, Sculpture

Fiberglass

    Only allowed in the Fine Arts Woodshop Description/Application Fiberglass is a moldable material that can be used in a variety of applications, from insulation in its...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Industrial Design, Research, Sculpture

Corrugated Plastic

  Description/Application Corrugated plastic is a durable sheet material composed of two plastic layers with a grooved interior layer. It can be used for model making and commonly...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

Corafoam

  Description/Application Corafoam is an expanded polyurethane foam used for carving and modeling.3 Corafoam is able to hold small details and can be bonded with any type of...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Blue Foam (Extruded Polystyrene)

    Description/Application Extruded polystyrene is a low density, lightweight foam that can be purchased as large blocks or sheets, usually blue or pink. Extruded polystyrene can be...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Research, Sculpture

Balsa Foam

  Description/Application Balsa Foam is a rigid phenolic foam used for sculpting and model-making. Compared to blue foam, it is easier to carve and is able to hold...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture