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terpenoid

[′tər·pə‚nȯid]
(organic chemistry)
Any compound with an isoprenoid structure similar to that of the terpene hydrocarbons.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Turlings and Tumlinson have developed a synthetic blend (similar to the turpenoid) that not only attracts wasps, but also poisons caterpillars and acts as an antibiotic against fungus and bacteria.
I use the two pencils, a small amount of the turpenoid (in a tuna can), cotton swabs, a paintbrush and a drawing.
I showed them how they could draw with the conte or the ebony pencil, then mix the two by sweeping the area with a little turpenoid on a brush.
Areas that are too wet with the turpenoid can be carefully blotted with a cotton swab, or an unappealing value can be lifted with a cotton swab dabbed in turpenoid.
If a background effect is desired, the students could then "paint" it using conte, ebony or a mixture of the two rubbed on a piece of paper creating a powdered mixture that could then be dabbed with the turpenoid and brush to transfer to the actual artwork.