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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A general name for a stick of colored [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=chalk chalk], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=charcoal charcoal], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=grease grease], or [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=wax wax] used for drawing.  
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A general name for a stick of colored [[chalk]], [[charcoal]], [[grease]], or [[wax]] used for drawing.  
  
See also [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=charcoal%20crayon charcoal crayon], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=Cont%C3%A9%20crayon Conté crayon], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=pastel pastel], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=wax%20crayon wax crayon], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=grease%20pencil grease pencil], [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=colored%20pencil colored pencil], and [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=lithographic%20crayon lithographic crayon].
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See also [[charcoal crayon]], [[Conté crayon]], [[pastel]], [[wax crayon]], [[grease pencil]], [[colored pencil]], and [[lithograph crayon]].
  
 
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== Additional Information ==
 
== Additional Information ==
  

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Description

A general name for a stick of colored 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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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

Websites of pastel, pencil, and marker manufacturers


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Authority

  • 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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