Drawing papers

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  • Created on: 10-05-14 23:45
Layout paper
Weight: 50gsm Description: Thin, transparent, smooth surface Application: Outlines sketches - sketching + developing ideas Properties: Translucency allows tracing onto another sheet, accepts most drawing media - except paint Cost: Quite expensive
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Tracing paper
Weight: 60-90gsm Description: Thin, see-through, smooth and grey Application: Outlines sketches, weight preferred by draughtsmen Properties: Allows tracing through onto another sheet Cost: Heavier weights are more expensive
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Copier Paper
Weight: 80gsm Description: Lightweight quality paper-good quality bleached surface Application: B&W photocopying, printing from inkjet and laser printers (smooth finish for colour print + sketching & writing Properties: White+others Cost: Cheap-bulk
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Cartridge Paper
Weight: 120-150gsm Description: Creamy white, smooth surface + slight texture Application: Drawing paper - heavier weights good for paint Properties: Opaque + accepts most drawing media Cost: More expensive than copier
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Name the 4 DRAWING papers
Layout, Tracing, Copier and Cartridge
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Card 2

Front

Weight: 60-90gsm Description: Thin, see-through, smooth and grey Application: Outlines sketches, weight preferred by draughtsmen Properties: Allows tracing through onto another sheet Cost: Heavier weights are more expensive

Back

Tracing paper

Card 3

Front

Weight: 80gsm Description: Lightweight quality paper-good quality bleached surface Application: B&W photocopying, printing from inkjet and laser printers (smooth finish for colour print + sketching & writing Properties: White+others Cost: Cheap-bulk

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Weight: 120-150gsm Description: Creamy white, smooth surface + slight texture Application: Drawing paper - heavier weights good for paint Properties: Opaque + accepts most drawing media Cost: More expensive than copier

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Layout, Tracing, Copier and Cartridge

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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