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)