Flashcards in Graphic Design Deck (30)
What is using a thick and thin line?
Using thicker lines around the outside of a shape
How would you indicate a shiny surface?
How would you indicate a textured surface?
How would you indicate a wooden surface?
How would indicate a metal surface?
What does isometric usually mean in drawing terms?
A drawing that is 3D
What is paper measured in?
Grams per square metre
What is board measured in?
What is one micron in thickness?
A micron is 1/1000 of a millimetre
What is paper made from?
The vegetable fibres in wood
How would you make smoother paper?
Adding a coating to the surface.
What effect would a coating like china clay have on paper?
It would create a smooth finish.
What effect does a sizing agent have on paper?
It improved the ability for the paper to accept ink
The darker the more sizing agent
How would you make paper better at accepting ink?
By using a Sizing agent
When are agents and mixtures added to paper?
When it is a pulp
How much paper is virgin paper?
What are the disadvantages of recycling paper?
Not as strong
What are the benefits of recycled paper?
Energy saving- less raw material
What is virgin paper?
Paper with no recycled paper added
Why are plastics used as packaging?
They are tough
Aesthetically good looking
What type of plastic is biodegradable?
A bio plastic
What are the features of bio plastics?
They are biodegradable
They come from plants
They can be clear or coloured
What are bio plastics used in?
What are the properties of cellulose acetate?
Come from plants but have chemicals
What is cellulose acetate used in?
Photocopier clear film and camera film
What are the properties of acrylic?
Stiff but brittle
Can be shaped or polished
What is acrylic used for?
Point of sale stands
Can be bought
What is used in fizzy drinks bottles?
What is PET used for?