Drafting paper

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A high grade of drawing paper. Drafting paper has a smooth, hard surface that permits numerous erasures without marring its appearance. It is typically hard-sized and coated. Drafting paper may be used for ink and pencil work.

See also linen paper

Synonyms and Related Terms

drawing paper; drafting cloth

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 575
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)