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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