DRAFTING MACHINE A machine that combines the functions of a T-
square or straightedge, a triangle, a ruler, and a protractor.
DRAWING The representation of objects, ideas, or emotions on a flat
surface using line, tone, or color.
DRAWING THROUGH Sketching in the structural lines of an object as if
it were transparent.
DRIER A substance used to hasten the drying times of paint or ink.
DROP CARDS Drop-out or drop-in title cards rigged to fall in and out of
DROP OUT Masked or opaqued areas present in the halftone negative,
print, or plate.
DROP-OUT HALFTONE A halftone reproduction that eliminates the
screen dots in white areas, often accomplished photographically by the
platemaker or by re-etching.
DRY BRUSH Drawing or painting with a brush that contains very little
substance to create a textural effect.
DRY MOUNT Mounting photographs without paste or rubber cement.
DRY MOUNTING PRESS An electrically heated press that activates an
adhesive sheet or foil placed between the image and the illustration board.
DUCK A lead weight used to position a spline while drawing irregular
DUMMY A rough draft or proposal of printed material pasted or bound
together in exact reproduction size that show the areas illustration and text
DUOTONE Two-color halftone print made from a screened photograph.
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