Materials for Drawing: Chapter 6

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pigment

powdered coloring material

binder

a substance allowing pigment to be shaped into sticks. i.e. fat or animal glue

graphite

the most common drawing medium. a soft crystalline form of carbon

metalpoint

thin wire made of relatively soft metal, set in a holder. The ancestor of the graphite pencil.

ground

a preliminary coating of paint

charcoal

charred wood

crayon, pastel, chalk

allow a great variety of color. made of powdered pigments (3 answers)

pastel

consists of pigment bound with a non-greasy binder such as natural gums made from hardened sap in water

drawing ink

consist of ultra fine particles of pigment suspended in water

wash

ink diluted with water and applied with a brush

conceptual art

the idea or concept is the governing principal

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