Art Word of the Day: Carbon paper
Term: Carbon paper
Definition: A paper that is coated
on its underside with a dark pigment, and used to transfer writing and drawing to other surfaces. When marks are made with sufficient pressure upon its upper side, their likeness is transferred to the surface placed below the carbon paper with the pigments from its underside.Also see copy, reproduce, rouge paper, tracing, and transfer paper.
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