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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
 
A general name for a stick of [[chalk]], [[charcoal]], [[grease]], or [[wax]] used for drawing.  
 
A general name for a stick of [[chalk]], [[charcoal]], [[grease]], or [[wax]] used for drawing.  
  
See also [[charcoal crayon]], [[Conté crayon]], [[pastel]], [[wax crayon]], [[grease pencil]], [[colored pencil]], and [[lithograph crayon]].
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See also [[charcoal crayon]], [[Conte crayon]], [[pastel]], [[wax crayon]], [[grease pencil]], [[colored pencil]], and [[lithograph crayon]].
  
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==Synonyms and Related terms==
  
 
== Additional Information ==
 
== Additional Information ==
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[[media:download_file_551.pdf|Websites of pastel, pencil, and marker manufacturers]]
 
[[media:download_file_551.pdf|Websites of pastel, pencil, and marker manufacturers]]
 
[[media:download_file_551.pdf|Websites of pastel, pencil, and marker manufacturers]]
 
 
 
  
 
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== Resources and Citations ==
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* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 794
 
* G.S.Brady, ''Materials Handbook'', McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971  Comment: p. 794

Latest revision as of 11:14, 7 August 2020

Eddie Arning
MFA# 1986.195

Description

A general name for a stick of Chalk, Charcoal, Grease, or Wax used for drawing.

See also Charcoal crayon, Conte crayon, Pastel, Wax crayon, Grease pencil, Colored pencil, and Lithograph crayon.

Nelly Murphy
MFA# 2002.364

Synonyms and Related terms

Additional Information

M.Holben Ellis, M.Brigitte Yeh,"Categories of Wax-based Drawing Media" WAAC Newsletter, Vol 19(3), 1997.

Comparisons

Websites of pastel, pencil, and marker manufacturers

Additional Images

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 794
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998
  • The Dictionary of Art, Grove's Dictionaries Inc., New York, 1996 Comment: "Crayon"

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