Stone Volume 5

Stone Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... may be folded up almost any number of times without injury. Tracing paper is made of different qualities and sizes; it is rendered FIG. 4. FIG-5 transparent, and qualified to receive ink lines and tinting without spreading. Like tracing cloth, when placed over a drawing already executed, the drawing is distinctly visible through the paper, and may be copied or traced directly by the ink instruments; thus an accurate copy may be made with great expedition. We cannot give reliable price quotations of these papers, as they vary somewhat, and may be different prices in different localities. The paper should be fastened to the board with pins or thumb-tacks sim336 DRAWING FOR WORKMEN. ilar to those exhibited at Fig. 4. These are made with a broad, flat head, of brass, white metal or silver, and rounded so as to permit the square to slide easily over it, and the stem should be of steel and riveted or screwed into the head. At Fig. 5 we exhibit several styles of "thumb-tacks," all of which are well enough in their way, and we may add that there are a number of other styles of tacks of various kinds beside the ones shown. When the young student gets down to "real work" and makes use of good paper, he should first damp the edges of the paper, then glue the edges and place fairly on the board, holding it in place with pins or other suitable appliances, which may be removed when the work is dry and ready to operate upon. This method of fastening is sufficient where no shading or coloring is to be applied, and if the sheet is not too long a time upon the board. It has the advantage, too, of preserving to the paper its natural quality of surface. With mounted paper, indeed, there is no other proper way of fastening. For large, colored, more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236535405
  • 9781236535405