RULING PEN An instrument that holds ink between two adjustable blades.
RUNNING HEAD The title repeated at the top of consecutive pages in a
book or magazine.
SABLE BRUSH A flat or round-shaped brush made from the tail hair of a
Kolinsky (Asiatic) mink.
SAFELIGHT A colored light used to illuminate a darkroom without
harming photosensitive film or paper.
SANDPAPER PAD A pad of sandpaper sheets mounted on a strip of wood
used to sharpen a pencil lead or pastel.
SANS SERIF Without serifs, a letter that does not have a finishing stroke.
SATURATION The purity or intensity of color.
SCALE (1) Proportions or relative dimensions; (2) To enlarge or reduce
without changing the original proportions.
SCALE CLIP A clip attached to a scale that focuses on the scale currently
SCALE DRAWING A drawing that shows relative sizes and proportions.
SCALING Also called DIMENSIONING or SIZING. Enlarging or
reducing copy or an image to the correct dimensions to occupy a given area.
SCANNING AREA The total area or picture that the camera sees.
SCRAP FILE See RESEARCH FILE.
SCRATCHBOARD A type of illustration board with a chalky surface
uniformly covered with ink.
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