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Historical information on several drawing tools such as the pencil, chalk and charcoal. The development of the printing press in the 15th century led to an increase in the availability of paper and the use of chalk and other drawing tools. This handout also describes what each tool was used for.
chalk, charcoal, drawing materials, drawing tools, history of dry media, metal, pencil
Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design
© Don Wightman
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Wightman, Don, "Drawing Tools" (2019). Art and Design Basics. 4.