drafting paper

drafting paper

[′draf·tiŋ ‚pā·pər]
(materials)
A fine white or cream-colored paper that is hard-surfaced and has good erasing characteristics.
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Cut a piece of drafting paper that measures at least 18" by the distance from shoulder to hem plus 3" to 4".
Rolls of drafting paper, rug samples, paint rags etc litter the shelves and floors.
Summary: When landscaper Darien Ball began building a "living wall" to highlight the Tiffany stained-glass lamp exhibit at the Biltmore Estate this summer, he reached for some drafting paper first, then garden tools.
At the ICA there are examples from the early '70s, graphic equivalents of the installations he was doing at the time but rendered on drafting paper whose medicinal green color is utterly alien to any function as "working drawings." These large sheets have a presence analogous to the sculptures' empty dryness.